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Manufacturing Project Manager

Machina Labs

Machina Labs

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Machina Labs is a smart manufacturing company backed by major investors in AI and Deep Tech (Innovation Endeavors, Lockheed Martin Ventures), founded in 2019 and based in Chatsworth, CA. We are on a mission to build the factory of the future through the development of modular manufacturing solutions that allow our customers to rapidly produce and iterate on their designs by utilizing our robotic sheet metal forming platform. Using our first-of-its-kind software and robotics solution, we are delivering unseen innovation to industries such as aerospace, automotive and space exploration. At Machina Labs, we believe anyone can become a crafts(wo)man and bring that attitude to our work every day, come and join us!
We are actively hiring a Manufacturing Project Manager to join our Applications and Partnerships team in Los Angeles, CA! This is a great opportunity to join Machina Labs in a role that is integral to our success and the delivery of our cutting-edge robotic manufacturing solutions to our clients in the aerospace, defense and automotive industries.
Note: This is NOT an IT/Software Project Manager position

Job Description

  • Oversee multiple projects simultaneously, managing timelines, budgets and resource allocation.
  • Work cross-functionally to establish and execute clear project goals and expectations.
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders, regularly providing project status updates.
  • Identify active and potential risks, coming up with solutions quickly to maintain project timelines and deliverables.
  • Collaborate with team members to establish and improve our project management tools and best practices.
  • Enable the success of our team through continuous motivation and refocusing throughout every stage of the project.
  • Support the other project manager on the team with daily, weekly and monthly project planning as needed.


  • 2+ years project management experience
  • Previous experience managing projects in manufacturing, production or distribution environments
  • Strong technical acumen and elite problem solving skills
  • Track record of managing multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, often ambiguous, environment and multi-task effectively
  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills
  • Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written


  • $85,000 - $115,000 depending on level of experience