Senior Aeromechanics Rotor Engineer (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:

You will play an integral role in supporting the development of Volocopter's rotor. You will use industry standard tools for rotorcraft analysis to model and analyze our design. You will be in contact with our experts responsible with loads, noise & vibration, aeroelasticity, aeroacoustics, flight testing, testing, Office of Airwothiness etc. 

Your mission during this flight:

  • Conduct the rotor aeromechanic design tasks (aerodynamic and aeroelastic design performance and acoustics)
  • Rotor load prediction, rotor stability assessment
  • Generation of analysis reports for system verification and for compliance demonstration (loads report, stability report, performance report etc)
  • Support aeromechanic rotor system tests by test request/plan creation, test witnessing, test report generation, instrumentation definition
  • Development of methods for rotor aeroelastic analysis
  • Structured documentation of the work

Check in your professional skills:

  • M.Sc. in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, or a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years' experience performing rotorcraft analyses or a Ph.D. in a related field
  • Proven technical expertise in the field of helicopter rotor aeromechanics (aerodynamics, dynamics, loads, stability, performance)
  • Experience with rotor analysis and loads prediction tools (FlightLab, Camrad II, Dymore or similar)
  • Certification experience (CS27, CS29) in terms of generation of compliance documents (MoC2 and MoC4, MoC6)
  • Basic experience in rotary wing aeromechanic testing (wind tunnel, whirl tower, flight test)
  • Structured way of working, good communication skills (with internal stakeholders and suppliers)
  • Basic knowledge of programming/scripting
Additional Information

Work mode: 5 Days onsite

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.

Senior Aeromechanics Rotor Engineer (m/f/d)

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