Product Owner - Aircraft Configuration Management (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:

As a Product Owner for Configuration Management, you are in constant exchange with internal stakeholders, working closely with airworthiness, engineering, production as well as your team. You will ensure that the configuration management team is translating project requests and demands to achievable, estimated, and prioritized items within your backlog.

Communication is paramount, ensuring that stakeholders and the engineering teams are aligned and aware of the configuration management process, milestones, and deliverables. You and the team will deliver practical technical solutions ensuring configuration management is followed.

  • You are accountable for effective Product Backlog management
  • You assure that the Change Process is known followed and maintained
  • You assist in coordinating activities with all relevant and involved subject matter experts; spring cermonies such as Sprint Planning and program increment planning
  • You monitor adherence to the relevant master schedule and consent upon solutions with the relevant stakeholders and dependencies, in case of conflict
  • You are accountable for maximizing the value of the product resulting from the work of the Scrum Team by ensuring that prioritized items are approved and delivered 

Check in your professional skills:

  • You are an open-minded, transparent, and inclusive servant leader
  • You have good knowledge of aerospace Configuration Management Standards for design and production organizations
  • You have experience with PLM tools required (Siemens Teamcenter, PTC Windchill, etc.)
  • You have worked in V-Cycle and agile/scrum environments and have an awareness of the methodologies and used tools (e.g. Jira, SAFe)

Preferred skills:

  • Knowledge of  DO-178C and DO-254 Standards
Additional Information

Work mode: Hover (Hybrid)

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.

Product Owner - Aircraft Configuration Management (m/f/d)

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