Jonathan Slavik

Jonathan Slavik

Engineer at SpaceX

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Summary

An engineer passionate about novel solutions for textile and polymer consumer products
- Manages teams to accomplish aggressive goals on tight schedules
- Skilled in material development, selection, implementation
- Injection molded polymers and sewn/welded textiles for high volume consumer products
- Significant experience in machined/welded titanium and high performance carbon composites
- Interfaces with industrial designers, engineers, and other stakeholders to develop solutions which fit design language, functional intent and business requirements of products
- Experienced with a wide variety of textile manufacturing and implementation methods including: Weaving, sewing, welding (RF and ultrasonic), knitting, direct injection, heat bonding, die/cnc/laser cutting.
- Solves development problems for reliable manufacture, consumer use, and compliance/RSL issues
- Experienced in performance sporting goods, consumer electronics, medical equipment, and aerospace
- Has experience integrating with all facets of a consumer products business from Design to development, manufacturing, implementation, operations, business development, marketing, and sales

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