Project Engineering Manager
San Diego, California - Full Time

Job Description:
● Develop and maintain tracking of progress on team activities
● Communicate timing and supply chain issues with Zone Leads
● Ensure engineering team and management understand and accept changes to timeline
● Understand and monitor design change impacts on manufacturing equipment budget and timeline
● Gain holistic knowledge of product, process, and manufacturing technologies to understand and mitigate risks
● Work with related teams to understand critical actions necessary to integrate requirements
● Experience in enterprise resource planning software
● Preferred knowledge in composites
● Preferred knowledge of CAD
● Knowledgeable in product design and assembly line manufacturing
● Experience with procurement and purchasing processes
● Thorough organizational and documentation skills
● Strong analytical skills
● Self-starter go-getter
● Flexibility and team attitude
● Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Office products
● Proficient in project management software
● Completed a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering or related major

It is not expected that a candidate has all of the following, but please make a note if you do.
● Hands-on experience in prototype assembly or vehicle service
● Previous engineering experience
● Knowledge in composite manufacturing
● Experience in materials requirement planning software
● 5+ years of experience in automotive or related industry
● Must be on site
● Aptera does not provide visa sponsorship at this time

Aptera designs electric vehicles with extreme efficiency, using low-drag aerodynamics inspired by nature, able to travel 1,000 miles on a single charge and power themselves just by being parked in the sun. Aptera's purpose, our drive, is to bring freedom to people and the planet, and that's what keeps us accelerating into the future.