Technical Drafter Composites Manufacturing (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 a Technical Drafter for Composites Manufacturing. This position requires an experienced professional with comprehensive knowledge in designing and manufacturing parts as well as the creation of drawings and manufacturing models.

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 will gather design and manufacturing requirements for parts
  • You will calculate dimensions, weight, and requirements in materials
  • You will create detailed designs with computer-aided design (CAD) software in 2D and 3D
  • You will create a manufacturing model (Trimlines, hole geometries, ply and core positions, thicknesses...)
  • You will create technical and manufacturing drawings, Laser projection data for ply/core placement on the mould and files for cutting operations
  • You will perform a drapability analysis of CFRP material to define ply shapes
  • You will create diagrams, maps, and layouts to illustrate a workflow
  • You will describe operations step-by-step (including equipment and software to be used)
  • You will assist the manufacturing engineers in the creation of ply books (sketches, illustrations, etc…)

Check in your professional skills:

  • Proven work experience as a Drafter or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Experience in manufacturing of fibre-reinforced plastics
  • Familiarity with 3D modelling tools and especially Siemens NX in combination with Teamcenter PLM
  • Knowledge of GD&T and Tolerancing (ISO and ASME Standard)
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Have some knowledge and hands-on experience with composite materials
  • Fluent in English

Preferred skills:

  • Experience introducing new processes into a production environment
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with SIEMENS Teamcenter
  • German is a plus
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.

Technical Drafter Composites Manufacturing (m/f/d)

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