Battery-pack Integration Engineer (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, 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 future Volocopter crew:

Mechanical Subteam of the Battery Development team, 4-5 Persons on Mechanical, 15 on complete Battery + Separate Team on building Battery Manufacturing Line

Your mission during this flight:

As a Battery-pack Integration Engineer, you will ensure a proper mechanical design of battery Integration systems of the Volocopter throughout its lifecycle (from design concept to End-Use-Part). You work closely with all the design engineers, testing, manufacturing and quality department. In cooperation with a Team, you will develop and optimize the battery systems’ Integration components by following the latest industry best practices and aviation certification standards.


Check in your professional skills:

  • B.Sc./Eng. or M.Sc./Eng. in areas of aeronautic, structure, mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • 3 years proven experience in lightweight structural design and stress calculations in Aviation
  • Strong knowledge in shock and vibrations o Ability to demonstrate numerically (calculate) design solutions
  • Knowledge in composites (in high temp applications is a plus)
  • Hand-on, creative and solution-oriented way of working
  • Strong experience in structural (thermal and mechanical) load analysis for iso/anisotropic materials
  • Experienced in using CAD software and Product Lifecycle platform
  • Good writing and speaking skills in English
  • Experience in aerospace standards, especially with CS23/CS27 – DO311A, DO160G
  • Experience in System Engineering (TRL, Engineering gates (PDR, CDR, TRR, etc), ARP 4754a & 4761A)

Preferred skills:

  • Experience of integration of heavy objects in to Aircrafts o Experienced in using Siemens NX / FEMAP / FIBRESIM
  • Calculation of structures under crash conditions o Knowledge and understanding of Part 21J and EASA DOA functions
  • Detailed knowledge in Battery Systems (ideally for aerospace applications)
  • Experience in composite structures development and optimization process
  • Good understanding of battery systems and their electro-thermo-mechanical behaviour
  • Experience in composite FEM simulation and testing
  • Knowledge in requirements management and traceability

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!


Battery-pack Integration Engineer (m/f/d)

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