Senior Battery-pack Design Engineer (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, Germany

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We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring Urban Air Mobility to life, by establishing air taxis in addition to current transportation options in megacities globally. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopter (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your future Volocopter crew:

Mechanical Subteam of the Battery Development team, 4-5 Persons on Mechanical, 15 on complete Battery + Separate Team on building Battery Manufacturing Line

Your mission during this flight:

As a Senior Battery-pack Design Engineer, you will ensure a proper mechanical design of the battery system and its components throughout its lifecycle (from design concept to End-Use-Part). You work closely with the design, testing, manufacturing, and quality teams. In cooperation with a Supplier Team, you will Manage the development and optimization of the battery systems’ components by following the latest industry best practices and aviation certification standards.


Check in your professional skills:

  • B.Sc./Eng. or M.Sc./Eng. in areas of aeronautic, structure, mechanical engineering or equivalent o 5 years proven experience in lightweight structural design
  • Strong Structured supplier and project management capabilities
  • Strong experience in System Engineering (TRL, Engineering gates PDR, CDR, TRR, etc)
  • Hand-on, creative and solution-oriented way of working
  • Ability to demonstrate numerically (calculate) design solutions o Experience in composite, thermoplastics and/or metal structures development and optimization
  • Experience in FEM simulation and testing
  • Experienced in using Siemens NX CAD software and Product Lifecycle platform
  • Good writing and speaking skills in English

Preferred skills:

  • Good understanding of battery systems and their electro-thermo-mechanical behavior
  • Alternatively experience in aerospace standards and CS23/CS27/SC-VTOL/DO-160G/DO-311A
  • Experienced in using Siemens NX / FEMAP / FIBRESIM / Star-CCM+ / ANSYS / Simcenter (NASTRAN)
Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • Fast-growing high tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch
  • Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, great team spirit
  • Attractive salary package

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employees. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts within each of our teams. 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.

Fasten your seat belt and take-off with an awesome team as we bring urban air mobility to life!


Senior Battery-pack Design Engineer (m/f/d)

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