UAV Mechanical Engineer

What you will do:

  • Design of complicated mechanisms, linkages, actuators, etc.
  • Creation and maintenance of technical drawings and bill of materials
  • Direct communication with vendors and technicians in manufacturing
  • Design of complex, flight critical electromechanical assemblies
  • Integration of precision sensor components into airframe
  • Support creation of component specification, and other technical design documents


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or another relevant discipline
  • Excellent problem solving, teamwork and communication skills
  • Experience with hardware development and prototype design, fabrication and testing
  • Proficiency in materials selection, troubleshooting and analysis
  • Strong analytical background
  • Proficiency with CAD


  • Master’s degree in mechanical engineering or related field
  • 2+ years of working experience in relevant industry
  • Experience with unmanned aircraft systems and prototyping of UAV components
  • Capability to run FEA at past and system level
  • Experience with composites and other weight-optimized structures
  • Knowledge of relevant manufacturing processes for production and prototype

Location: IIT Kanpur

Job type: Full time

Salary: 6-8 lakhs per annum (based on profile)