Drone Manufacturing Technician

September 21, 2023
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Drone Assembly Technician

Freefly Systems - Woodinville, WA

Over a decade of experience in the professional cinematography industry has given Freefly a unique ability to quickly develop and bring innovative products to market that serve the needs of our customers. Freefly continues to support our foundational customers in the cinematography industry, but as the drone industry grows globally with a focus on American Manufacturing, we are ready to innovate and provide reliable, high quality drones for industrial and enterprise applications.

This position is based in our Headquarters located in Woodinville, Washington. At HQ, we have our engineering, support, and manufacturing teams. The ideal candidate should have an attention to detail, ability to handle high pressure/fast pace, is flexible to jumping in where needed, has a strong passion for the products we build, has pride in the work you dodo, likes to work with a small team, and have a strong drive for continuous improvement.

Job summary:

  • Part of the Drone team at Freefly Systems, you will be building our drone ecosystem by working on the Alta X, Astro, Pilot Pro Controller, or Power Systems production lines
  • Performing a variety of light assembly operations using Work Instructions/SOP or Process Documents to assemble sub assemblies and finished goods
  • This assembly work could include
  • Simple hand soldering
  • Wire harness assembly
  • Mechanical assembly for Subassembly and final assembly
  • Using PCs and simple computer programs to initialize and calibrate devices
  • In-Process checks, functional tests, and final quality inspections
  • Final boxing and kitting
  • Work closely with engineering owners for all process issues, quality issues, or escalations
  • Work closely with line leads for training, production tasking, and production schedule
  • Minimum experience:

  • You love to build things in your spare time and are a curious tinkerer
  • Minimum 1-2 years of manufacturing experience.

  • Previous experience using hand tools (screw drivers, etc.) and power drivers

  • Previous experience working on an assembly line or with an assembly team.

  • Ability to follow Process Control Documents, Work Instructions, and SoPs

  • Read/write and fluent understanding of English language

  • Ability to multitask and efficiently learn new skills

  • Positive collaborative attitude and desire to hustle.

  • Fluent understanding of Windows based PC's- you do not need to be a power user but you need to use computers daily in your life to succeed here.

  • Optional experience:

  • Experience building electromechanical products (like consumer electronics)
  • Certification of learning for entry level manufacturing.

  • Understanding of bill of materials and work instructions.

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings/specifications
  • Previous experience with MRP systems, Work Orders

  • Experience with electronics (PCBA/power/batteries) and ability to hand solder

  • Experience with drones or RC vehicles

  • Experience in an exacting industry- Medical, Aerospace, Robotics, Nuclear etc
  • Compensation:

  • $40-$60K depending on experience.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) available.

  • How to Apply (required):

  • Respond to this posting by emailing [email protected], include a resume with cover letter in PDF format.

  • Your cover letter should explain why you'd make a great fit in this team!

  • There will be an onsite portion to the interview process where you may be asked to demonstrate certain skills.

  • More Details:

  • We're a small team where everyone wears many hats- you must be able to thrive in that kind of environment. You must be able to tackle problems and ambiguity with a good attitude.

  • Even if you don't meet all the listed Minimum Experiences but feel like you would succeed at Freefly, please reach out!

  • You may be shuffled between teams/product lines to cross train or support business needs. You may be building cameras, doing quality inspections for drone parts, or soldering wire harnesses for gimbals!
  • We're willing to train someone with the right attitude and talent. We want you to grow with Freefly.

  • Candidates must have a strong attention to detail. These are flying machines that fly over people and quality cannot be compromised.

  • This is a manufacturing position and candidates must be able to handle repetitive tasks.

  • Check out the products that you will build and have a direct impact to our customers' success!

  • https: // vimeo.com/358977122
  • https: // vimeo.com/463170876
  • https: // freeflysystems.com/astro
  • https: // freeflysystems.com/alta-x
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