Adhesive Specialist - Battery Pack Manufacturing 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 are bringing urban air mobility to life by introducing our air taxis and drones as an electric addition to current transportation options in megacities worldwide. 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 crewed flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopters (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your crew during this flight:

As a member of a highly multi-disciplinary Manufacturing engineering team, you will set up first battery pack production and work closely with our design, quality, and production teams. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and resolution. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate experties in adhesive application and equipment and possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for improvement within a fast-paced environment

Your mission during this flight:
As our Adhesive Specialist - Battery Pack Manufacturing Engineer, you will develop reliable manufacturing methods to ensure that our product's adhesive interfaces meet aviation certification standards.

  • You will identify adhesive automation equipment and lead the development of our adhesive automation equipment process
  • You will commission and implement adhesive equipment
  • You will improve the efficiency of our adhesive manufacturing processes 
  • You will create manufacturing instructions to document new processes
  • You will diagnose equipment failures, collect data to identify root causes and develop sustainable solutions
  • You will participate in developing FMEAs and control plans
  • You will collaborate with our research and development team to guide design for manufacturability

Check in your professional skills:

  • You have a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Chemical engineering
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with adhesive application & equipment
  • You have experience with chemicals, especially two-component adhesives
  • You have knowledge of PLM systems
  • You are familiar with an ERP system
  • You have an understanding of manufacturing equipment safety systems
  • You have excellent problem-solving techniques and analytical ability
  • You are fluent in English (both spoken and written)
  • You have exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • You excellent creative and lateral thinking skills

Preferred skills

  • You have experience with dispensing programs (matrix and CNC)
  • You have experience in battery manufacturing or battery pack assembly
  • You have experience with Siemens NX as well as Siemens Teamcenter
  • You have experience with aviation hardware development desired
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, positive leadership, 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.


Adhesive Specialist - Battery Pack Manufacturing Engineer (m/f/d)

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