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Manufacturing Process R&D Intern - Whisper Aero

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Job Title
Manufacturing Process R&D Intern
Job Location
Crossville, Tennessee
Job Description

Our Company

Whisper Aero, a leader in air propulsion technology, focuses on delivering cleaner, quieter, and more efficient thrust solutions. Our team, with over a decade of experience in electric propulsion, includes experts from NASA, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and other industry giants. We pride ourselves on a culture of ambition, creativity, and teamwork, constantly seeking innovative minds ready to challenge norms and drive progress in our field.

Our Company

Whisper Aero, a leader in air propulsion technology, focuses on delivering cleaner, quieter, and more efficient thrust solutions. Our team, with over a decade of experience in electric propulsion, includes experts from NASA, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and other industry giants. We pride ourselves on a culture of ambition, creativity, and teamwork, constantly seeking innovative minds ready to challenge norms and drive progress in our field.

About the Role

The purpose of this role is to implement process and design improvements, increase the efficiency of manufacturing efforts, and unlock exciting new capabilities through developing novel manufacturing and assembly processes.  In this internship role, you will be responsible for improving current processes and laying the groundwork for new processes. This intern role emphasizes meticulous documentation and outside-the-box thinking. You will also be responsible for owning your work, assisting and learning from engineering mentors, and working across groups.

What You’ll Do

  • Create models using SolidWorks
  • Design for and utilize rapid prototyping equipment
  • Prepare and conduct project reviews
  • Assembling prototypes

Basic Qualifications

  • US Person
  • 2 or more years completed of a BS or MS in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or related discipline
  • Previous experience with an engineering design team such as SAE Formula Racing, Rocketry, BAJA, or similar
  • Familiar with CAD software (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Strong hands on fabrication skills and ability to use power tools effectively and safely

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience performing and documenting research
  • Experience implementing process improvements in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience operating lathes, mills, routers, CNC equipment, and/or 3D printers.
  • Experience with electrical wiring, soldering, and crimping
  • Passion for aviation

Whisper Aero is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Whisper Aero also participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicant's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Benefits: 

  • Top-tier Benefits: 100% paid Medical, dental, and vision for employees, 75% paid for dependents
  • PTO & Federal Holidays: Starting at four weeks of paid time off for vacation, sick, and personal days
  • Competitive Salary: Value-based compensation, plus enjoy Tennessee’s no-income-tax life
  • End of Year Bonuses: For eligible employees
  • Paid Lunches: Lunches MWF + drinks and snacks to keep you going throughout the day
  • 401(k) 
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development Stipend

Whisper Aero is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Whisper Aero also participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicant's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

 

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Whisper Aero Headquarters Location

Crossville, TN

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Whisper Aero Company Size

Between 20 - 50 employees

Whisper Aero Founded Year

2020

Whisper Aero Total Amount Raised

$39,500,000

Whisper Aero Funding Rounds

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  • Series A

    $32,000,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $7,500,000 USD

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