Electroplated Assemblies Manufacturing Lead

Parque Industrial de Elche (Poligono Industrial), Spain


As the Electroplated Assemblies Manufacturing Lead, you will be responsible for leading the manufacturing team that builds our Miura 5.  



  • Develop and fine-tune off-line programs for milling, turning, and other essential production processes 
  • Collaborate with product engineering to ensure seamless integration of CAD models, engineering data, and cutting-edge standards and tools. 
  • Establish standard methods for programming, tool management, machine maintenance, and machine procurement/R&D with the owner and related areas. 
  • Stay ahead of the curve by exploring and implementing advancements in machine and tooling technology. 
  • Contribute to project management and machine operation as needed, demonstrating versatility and hands-on expertise. 
  • Support, challenge, and develop through technical, performance, and mentorship 
  • Accountable for both the strategic and tactical vision for propulsion manufacturing. Develop the Manufacturing Engineering roadmap and execute on defined deliverables 
  • Define and drive a manufacturing strategy that supports a rapid design-manufacturing iteration loop and enables a quick transition to high-volume  
  • Partner with Production and Operations to productionize and ensure on-time delivery of high-quality engines to the test stand 
  • Integrate the Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, PBF/Machine Shop, and Propulsion Integration departments to establish and attack our aggressive production targets 
  • Lead design integration, manufacturing planning (BOM’s, process development, work instruction creation, etc.), and build execution/Production of all vehicle engines 
  • Lead process improvement plans to reduce cycle times, enable more efficient operations, and improve safety and quality on the floor 
  • Create the work centre by considering manufacturing operations, tooling and capital equipment requirements, and production rate targets 
  • Lead manufacturing development efforts and stand up new, innovative capabilities in-house 


Required Competencies  

  • A bachelor's degree in mechanical, industrial, or a related field. 
  • At least 3 years of experience with 3D CAD/CAM software, ideally AutoCAD, NX and SolidWorks. 
  • Hands-on experience working with CNC machines. 
  • Strong mechanical drawing comprehension, consider yourself a draftsman or willing to learn. 
  • Fluency in Spanish 
  • Good English communication skills, both written and spoken. 
  • Good reengineering and reverse engineering capabilities. 


Desired Competencies  

  • 3+ years leading cross-disciplinary manufacturing engineers, integration, and/or test engineers 
  • New product introduction of an aerospace hardware system into a manufacturing, test, and production system with proven success 
  • Experience with process development and first-time manufacturing efforts 
  • Experience with high-volume production 
  • Organized and able to provide structure and direction to the previously undefined 
  • Ability to define and own a process from scratch and roll out that process through adept communication to a diverse team 
  • Working knowledge of typical PLM, ERP, MES, and QMS systems 



  • Location: Elche 
  • Full time position   
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required.