Engineering Manager - Flight Mechanics & Simulator (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, Germany

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Here at Volocopter, we are the pioneers of electric air taxis (electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft - eVTOLs). We have pledged to bring urban air mobility to life by getting electric air taxis and other eVTOLs off the ground in a way that complements existing transportation options in megacities across the globe. Our aim is to offer affordable, on-demand air taxi services that fly people to their destination quickly and safely. In 2011 we carried out the first-ever piloted flight of a fully electric multicopter and have since conducted more than 1,500 public and private test flights across the world (www.volocopter.com). 

Job Description

Your crew during this flight:

As an engineering manager, you will be the technical and disciplinary leader of a team of up to 15 individuals. You will make decisions that affect the sub-system level for technical aspects while ensuring that your team delivers their work in a timely, cost-effective, and high-quality manner.

Your mission during this flight:

  • You lead a team of flight mechanics, performance, handling qualities, and noise experts to ensure delivery of analysis and test evaluations in time/cost/quality
  • You ensure that the flight simulator device is developed to support the aircraft certification process
  • You provide technical and disciplinary leadership to team members with your expertise in the field of flight physics
  • You lead the team in optimizations for final product configuration definitions
  • You plan and manage team capacity according to project needs
  • You provide day-to-day guidance, coaching & feedback to the team
  • You provide an inspiring technical and disciplinary leadership to the team
  • You collaborate closely with other teams and Head of Departments to guarantee best results

Check in your professional skills:

  • You have an MSc, PhD or equivalent degree in Aerospace or equivalent experience
  • You have a minimum of 7 years of professional experience in  (preferably rotorcraft) Flight Physics - Flight Mechanics / Handling qualities / Performance
  • You have a proven track record in team management
  • You have experience in utilizing analysis and flight simulator for the development and certification of an aircraft
  • You have experience in aircraft development cycles and certification processes according to CS23/25/27/29
  • You apply a structured and transparent way of working
  • You speak fluently English (German is a plus)
Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:  

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a superb network of investors and partners   
  • Chance to shape the future of aviation  
  • Help us to create groundbreaking new projects - from scratch!   
  • Personal accountability, as well as growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths  
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workspaces, flexible hours, quick decision-making, a flat hierarchy, positive leadership, great team spirit  
  • Attractive compensation package

Diversity at Volocopter:  

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunities, trust, and ensure all employees feel heard. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts with each of us. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.  

Engineering Manager - Flight Mechanics & Simulator (m/f/d)

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