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Fuel Cell Prototyping Lead

  • Sandwich, UK
  • Full-time
  • Engineering

At ZeroAvia, we’re clean sky thinkers. For the world to achieve truly clean, guilt-free flight, we need a scalable solution; hydrogen-electric powertrains. As a leader in zero-emission aviation and a UK Jet Zero Council member, we’re designing and commercialising hydrogen-powered solutions that will positively impact the future of aviation, global connectivity, and the world.

You will become a solution-focused champion in our high-velocity culture. We value results and efficiency and prioritise achieving our mission most effectively and innovatively possible. You’ll be part of our unified team to create solutions and solve problems, If you’re eager to take radical ownership and are unafraid to ask questions or challenge the status quo, then we want you to be part of our Clean Sky Thinking.

Role Overview

PGS HTPEM Prototyping group is working on the development of the new higher performing and durable High Temperature PEM fuel cells. The result of the work may make a significant contribution into the specific power and lifetime of the future hydrogen energy system to be used for the bigger and long-range aircrafts.

This is a great opportunity for individual to build up a unique expertise in zero emission technology!

Main responsibilities

Safety

· Leading role in safety culture establishment.

· Demonstrate as team leader proper safe behaviours and habits.

Team Managing

· Set up production area to ensure the efficient use of personnel.

· Meet product standards, while maintaining, or improving product yield.

· Manage safety, quality, delivery, and cost, and assure goals are meet.

· Handle operational readiness and safety of equipment and supplies.

· Work with employee teams, establish and lead improvement initiatives.

· Direct and assign work, administer labour contract and compliance.

· Receive concerns, resolve problems and escalate as appropriate.

· Work to continuously manage and improve the products and processes.

· Coordinate all production systems and people on assigned shift.

· Analyse discrepancies to devise and implement a corrective plan of action.

· Plan, direct, or coordinate the manufacturing operations of the company.

· Analyse and resolve work problems or assist workers in solving work problems.

· Bachelor's or Graduate's Degree in business or engineering.

· Must have at least five years of experience as Head of Production (or Production Manager) in aeronautical, automotive, or similar industries

· Ability to lead, collaborate, and problem solve.

· Critical thinking and attention to detail.

· Able to multitask and assist with decision making.

· Comfortable with training teams and employees.

· Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc)

· Project Management Skills.

· Excellent communication skills.

· Six Sigma or other relevant training - preferable.

Benefits

📈 Stock Options

🏡 Relocation support

🏖️ Holiday: 25 Days + Public Holidays

🍴 Kemble Location: Free Lunch

🔋 EV Club and Kemble Free EV Charging

🛩️ Flying Club: 5 free hours of flying lessons + Discount on Pilots License (PPL)

👩🏽‍⚕️ Private Healthcare: Plus Dental, Optical, Mental health support

💸 Salary sacrifice schemes: EV Club, Curry's Tech, Cycle to Work and Ikea Furniture

💰 Weekly Spot Bonuses

👩🏼‍⚖️ Income protection and Legal support

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