Head of Production (POA) (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 crew during this flight:

The beating heart of the Volocopter Production. Small team with big plans!

Your mission during this flight:

Working at the beating heart of the Volocopter Production, you will provide active support in optimizing DG Flugzeugbau day to day effectiveness across all business areas and geographies.

As Head of Production POA, you are directly interfacing with the production team of Volocopter and ensuring fulfilment of the production schedule and aviation requirements. You are key to establishing, implementing and improving those processes that span all the activities of the organization. You are coordinating with the respective areas to ensure that each requirement is implemented in a consistent and efficient way. You will implement methods of production, schedule orders and lead the teams within production to ensure on-time delivery with the respective level of quality.

  • You will plan and supervise the order and delivery timeline in Production Organization.
  • You will be resource planning, developing, and assuring a proper documentation iaw. Production Organization Exposition and Aviation Legislation
  • You will supervise the production following aviation regulations and procedures according to the approved Production Organization Exposition.
  • You will properly develop layout and workstations within entities.
  • You will order tools and equipment necessary for the efficient production of aircraft parts and assemblies.
  • You will be training and be in charge of the development of production personnel.
  • You will continuously improve the production from order to delivery.
  • You will monitor operational safety within the production organization.

Check in your professional skills:

  • University Degree in Aeronautical Engineering or comparable
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as Head of Production or in positions of comparable complexity within the aviation industry (or high regulated environment)
  • Experience in relevant Quality Management Standards, preferred in Part21G or Part 145
  • Team player with strong communication skills and hands on
  • Strong Leadership and broad experiences in Production Procedures, Lean Management and Principles
  • Fluent in German and English

Preferred skills:

  • Experience in obtaining one or more organizational approval through relevant Aviation Authorities
  • Former experience as Aircraft Mechanic, Technician or Certifying Staff
Additional Information

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.

Head of Production (POA) (m/f/d)

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