Industrial Engineer Aircraft Production (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, Germany

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We at Volocopter are the pioneers of electric air taxis, i.e. aircraft that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring urban air mobility to life, by getting air taxis and drones off the gorund in a way that complements current 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 performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electric multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale VoloCity aircrafts (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

We are currently seeking an Industrial Engineer for our VoloCity Production line. This position requires an experienced professional with comprehensive knowledge in the optimization of existing production in aircraft or automotive production.

Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigour and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, possess the ability to learn quickly and strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

  • You develop and optimize a holistic manufacturing process chain
  • You take care of single workstations within the process chain (area needs, staff, qualification, and utilization)
  • You participate in DFMA reviews to ensure high-rate production topics are considered
  • You optimize existing production workflows (lean production applications)
  • You initiate procurements of production equipment
  • You select, coordinate, and evaluate external equipment manufacturers
  • You plan, control and follow-up of improvement projects
  • You refollow, update and maintain technical documents

Check-in your professional skills:

  • BS/MS In Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in aircraft and/or automotive production
  • Experience in the investigation and optimization of workflows and processes
  • MTM and REFA training
  • Basic knowledge of business administration
  • Experience in dealing with ERP/MES systems
  • Knowledge of LEAN/5s methods
  • Knowledge of production systems
  • Experience in Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA)
  • Fluent in English

Preferred skills:

  • Experience introducing new processes into a production environment
  • Experience in manufacturing fibre reinforced plastics
  • Lean production experience
  • Experience with SIEMENS NX as well as SIEMENS Teamcenter
  • Project and Consultancy experience is a plus
  • German is a plus
Additional Information

Work mode: Ground (on-site)

Some of our Volocopter flight perks:

  • A fast-growing high-tech company with a broad network of top investors and partners 
  • The chance to help shape the future of aviation
  • The chance to create new things from scratch & manage your own projects
  • Personal accountability, and growth & learning opportunities, based on your skills
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workstations, flexible hours, efficient  communication, flat hierarchies & fantastic team spirit
  • An attractive salary package

Our differences are what makes us great. Here at Volocopter, we value equal opportunities and trust, and we give each and every one of our employees the chance to voice their opinions. As air mobility industry innovators, we believe that changing the world starts on the team level. We are fully committed to driving this innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and job titles.

Industrial Engineer Aircraft Production (m/f/d)

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