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Inspired Flight designs, develops and manufactures commercial drones for Government use in the United States.

Inspired Flight’s Purpose Statement says it all – Conserving resources, creating jobs, and saving lives by leading the American small unmanned aerial systems (“sUAS”) Industry.  Founded in San Luis Obispo, California our entirely U.S. based team designs, builds, and supports highly capable and flexible drone platforms for both commercial and government customers. 

Our purpose driven team exemplifies our Core Values. We are: 

Team Players who stay humble and focus on accomplishing more by helping others. Honest people with a deep commitment to acting and speaking with integrity in everything we do. Grit filled professionals, who demonstrate our perseverance on a regular basis as we bounce back in the face of adversity. Diversity Seeking as we place a high value in people of all heritages, genders, sexual orientations, and points of view. Self-Aware individuals striving to clearly understand our own strengths and weaknesses. Continuously Improving, humbly committed to improving ourselves, our products, our customers, and our company

Underlying all of this is our deeply rooted belief that the cutting-edge aerial tools we create are advancing an industry that is good for people, good for our planet and good for the United States of America.

Marketing

Marketing Manager

Department: Marketing
Reports to: CEO

Salary

  • $80,000 – $100,000

Job Type

  • Fulltime

Education

  • Bachelor’s

Qualifications

  • Marketing: 1 Year (preferred)

Hires For This Role

  • 1

The Marketing Manager will serve as the lead for all marketing efforts – from strategy, to branding, to implementation, execution, and quality control. This position’s immediate and ongoing focus is to increase brand recognition and inbound lead flow, while enhancing our relationships with a rapidly growing list of existing commercial and government customers. In the end, the Marketing Manager will increase overall demand for Inspired Flight’s products and services, and thereby play a major role in driving our revenue growth and profitability.  

Significant experience in creative marketing and digital design is essential, as this position is required to develop and maintain all marketing related assets, including website, brochures, trade show materials and photo/video content, as well as Paid Search and SEO activities.

Strong communication and leadership skills are key for this role, as you will be managing relationships with customers, industry partners and PR firms in order to build a strong comprehensive marketing program.  Initially, the Marketing Manager will be supervising only themselves, but as Inspired Flight grows this will rapidly change.   We envision a Marketing Team of several people within two years.

This role will work in close collaboration with the Sales and Customer Success Teams and will report directly to the CEO, making this a prime opportunity for someone who thrives in a start-up environment.

 

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead marketing campaign strategy, execution & implementation
  • Manage social media channels (LinkedIn, Instagram/Facebook)
  • Oversee company website & develop/implement SEO and Paid Search strategy
  • Produce professional customer facing documentation and/or videos
  • Collaborate with team-members to plan and execute a trade show strategy
  • Copywriting for company website, newsletter & blogs
  • Control budgeting for marketing department
  • Manage PR relationships, outbound marketing efforts with partners
  • Build graphics to accompany digital marketing materials
  • Capture/edit photo and video content to accompany marketing efforts
  • Analyze data & create monthly marketing reports

You’ll excel in this role if:

  • You have excellent critical thinking and communication skills
  • Can apply engagement analytics to refine future campaign strategies
  • You are a quick learner and self-motivated to successfully deliver projects and campaigns consistently
  • You are eager to understand complex technologies and market creative solutions to various industries
  • You enjoy bringing a creative mindset and approach on a daily basis
  • You have experience in photography, videography and editing, and are eager to further develop those skills

Education/Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or at least four years of related experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Proficient in Adobe Suite
  • Proficient in WordPress and Web Design
  • Experience in photography, videography and editing
  • 2+ years of Digital Marketing experience

Salary & Benefits Offered

  • $80k-$100k DOE
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • World Class Health, Dental, Vision Insurance Plan
  • 401k w/ 6% company match
  • Equity Stock Options
  • Quarterly Team Bonus Plan

Location

  • This is an in-office position located at Inspired Flight’s HQ in San Luis Obispo, CA.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and talk or hear.  The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Inspired Flight is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer that seeks to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neurodiversity, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.

Production

Manufacturing Engineer

Department: Production
Reports to: Director of Operations

Salary

  • $75,000 – $90,000

Job Type

  • Fulltime

Hires For This Role

  • 1

Qualifications

  • 1 Year (preferred)

The Manufacturing Engineer will be primarily responsible for designing, selecting and implementing scalable, repeatable manufacturing processes and systems that meet the company’s rapid growth goals. This role is at the core of the manufacturing team at Inspired Flight and will be a key element of our rapid growth strategy as we strive to lead the growing UAV industry.

Success will be measured by our ability to achieve production and cost goals while maintaining high levels of manufacturing and product quality, and adhering to regulatory requirements.

Inspired Flight is seeking a creative, open-minded, analytical engineer to fill this position.

This position will serve as the bridge between Inspired Flight’s Engineering and Production teams. Proven experience as well as a bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline is essential for this role.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and plan workflow, equipment placement and space requirements to improve manufacturing efficiency
  • Develop clear and concise work instructions for production processes
  • Evaluate quality control processes and make recommendations for improvements in quality control
  • Utilize six sigma and lean manufacturing tools that will lead to reduced downtime, increased production and a culture of continuous improvement
  • Establish and maintain data collection and performance measurements to track performance in key areas
  • Investigate production issues and implement data driven corrective action
  • Initiate and lead ISO-9001 certification
  • Design and produce manufacturing tooling and bench testing quality control equipment
  • Act as the liaison between Inspired Flight’s Engineering and Production teams

You’ll excel in this role if:

  • Work well in a collaborative environment
  • Enjoy fast-paced development and rapid feedback loops
  • Can concurrently manage multiple projects & deliverables
  • Have a strong attention to detail and effective communication
  • Lean Six Sigma experience or certification
  • Have experience in an ISO-9001 company or similar environment

Education/Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, manufacturing, or related engineering (B.S.) from a four-year college or university; or at least four years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Benefits Offered

  • World Class Health, Dental, Vision Insurance Plan
  • 401k w/ 6% company match
  • Equity Stock Option Plan
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Quarterly Bonus Plan

Location

This is an in-office position located at Inspired Flight’s HQ in San Luis Obispo, CA. This rapidly growing high-tech hub offers extraordinary natural beauty, wine country, and Mediterranean climate for world-class work-life balance.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Inspired Flight is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer that seeks to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neurodiversity, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $75,000.00 – $90,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

 
 
 

Drone Production Technician

Department: Production
Reports to: Director of Operations

Salary

  • $18/hr – $22/hr

Job Type

  • Fulltime

Hires For This Role

  • 1

Qualifications

  • 2 Years (preferred)

Inspired Flight is on a mission to build the most capable and flexible drone platforms for customers spanning commercial and Federal industries. A deeply rooted belief that the aerial tools we build are transforming industrial applications drives our team’s innovation and commitment to safety.

We are hiring Full-Time or Part-Time Production Technicians to join our quickly growing, fast-moving drone manufacturing group that wants to build quality products!

Production Technician Benefits

  • Competitive Wages + Overtime
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Paid Time Off
  • Positive Work Environment + Room for Growth!

 

Production Technician Requirements

  • Must have a valid California driver’s license.
  • Technical Associates Degree or equivalent work experience in manufacturing

 

Valuable Skills

  • Ability to Hand Solder
  • Knowledge of Drones or Hobby Products
  • Work well in collaborative and fast-paced environments
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing methods and processes

 

Production Technician Responsibilities

  • Build commercial drones and parts in a timely manner
  • Attention to detail and run quality-control tests and checks
  • Solder, light machine work, and light assembly work
  • Follow work instructions and maintain quality standards.
  • Report to the Production Manager for day to day tasks

 

Equal Opportunity Employer
Inspired Flight is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer that seeks to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neurodiversity, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $18.00 – $22.00 per hour

Education: Associate (Preferred)

Experience: manufacturing: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Work Remotely: No

Work Location: One location

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