Electric Powertrain Design Engineer (m/f/d)

Munich, 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 mission during this flight:

Contributing to develop the Electric propulsion System of the VoloDrone either from Harware side hand in hand with our suppliers or from Software and Tools side. Taking part in all tests phases from simulation to flight tests on the way to release the VoloDrone in commercial operations.

  • You will work on UAV Electric and Propulsion Systems development
  • You will be able to work on electric and propulsion Systems suppliers/subcontractors technical management
  • You will be specifically in charge of developing and testing the new motor controllers and motors of the VoloDrone Propulsion system • You will perform bench testing preparation, execution, and analysis
  • You will help in conducting ground and Flight Testing preparation, execution and analysis
  • You will perform all functional troubleshooting and problems solving
  • You work “Hands-On” and perform testing “On the field” the new Volocopter Product VoloDrone
  • You will contribute to the design and qualification of Lithium Ion Battery Systems
  • You will help improve the reliability, manufacturability, and performance of entire power train

Check in your professional skills:

  • You have a Master Degree in Electrical System
  • You have 5 years of proven experience in Electric / Propulsion Systems development and test
  • You are a communicative team player and have organizational and implementation power
  • You have a responsible, initiative and solution-oriented way of working

Preferred skills:

  • Experience in Electric Powertrain 
  • Experience in development of motor controllers Hardware and/or Software
  • Experience with Battery Systems
  • Experience Designing Test Systems
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!

Electric Powertrain Design Engineer (m/f/d)

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