Hyperloop One is reinventing transportation to eliminate barriers of time and distance by using Hyperloop transport to move cargo and passengers immediately, safely, efficiently, and sustainably.

We design, develop, build and test the technology and hardware to make Hyperloop a reality.

Manufacturing Engineering Manager of Machine, Weld, Tooling at Hyperloop One

Hyperloop is a new way to move people and things at airline speeds for the price of a bus ticket. It's on-demand, energy-efficient and safe. The world is ready for a new mode of transportation that will change the way we live. Hyperloop One is in the business of selling time, the most precious resource there is. When cities become metro stops, regions will flourish.

Based at our campus in Los Angeles, the Manufacturing Engineering Manager of Machine, Weld, and Tooling will be accountable to develop the team and processes and capabilities that transfer our component and structural designs into working hardware. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated leader who can create a team, systems, and culture that are agile and relevant in our evolving matrix environment.


  • Be an expert in machine, fabrication, welding and tooling that will lead appropriate decisions for cost and schedule at both R&D and higher volume production
  • Develop specialized processes and IP required to scale to global levels
  • Build and lead a team of Manufacturing Engineer specialists
  • Deliver professional and timely DFM input to design teams
  • Produce Manufacturing sign-off on controlled drawings and plans
  • Develop Manufacturing BOMs and build instructions
  • Design fabrication tooling
  • Lead the development of robust manufacturing workflow processes in our R&D environment
  • Support development of workflow, document control and communication processes for global scale
  • Plan internal capability expansion, facilities and capital expense
  • Own the relationship between our in-house fabrication capabilities and the design teams
  • Develop and manage relationships with outside vendor shops in association with design, procurement and quality teams
  • Create a team that is highly approachable, responsible and collaborative
  • Successfully carry out responsibilities in a dynamic and growing start-up environment


  • Well versed in machine and fab operations including manual and NC machining, waterjet, welding, joining and inspection
  • Very knowledgeable of large-scale weldment fabrication and machining
  • Familiar with field machining operations and laser tracker work
  • Proficient machinist and CAD designer with ability to design tools
  • Understand GD&T, metrology, and inspection tools and techniques
  • Ability for regular travel to Las Vegas and occasional travel to global sites
  • 12 years of applicable experience
  • 8 years direct management of employees
  • Proven experience in ISO9001 and AS9100C or similar program
  • Excellent communicator and collaborator
  • Engineering degree. Advanced engineering or management degree preferred
  • Strong focus on team building and employee development
  • Experience in a global manufacturing environment

Hyperloop One is an Equal Employment Employer; employment is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected status. Hyperloop One will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the “Ban the Box” legislation.

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Help us change the world by changing the world of transportation. What we are working on will positively effect pollution, congestion, cost of living, population density and so much more!
Open, collaborative, fun, social, hardworking and busy!
Perks & Benefits
Unlimited paid vacation
Catered lunches, snacks, coffee and drinks every day
Personal trainer on-site 3x a week
Full showers, towels and lockers
Commuter benefits
Corporate Uber account
Health, dental and vision coverage
Dog friendly
Onsite barber visits
Dry cleaning service
Stock options with early exercise option

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