Aircraft Vibration 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 mission during this flight:

As Aircraft Vibrations Engineer you will be involved in the certification process for vibration conditions of our aircraft and systems. You are responsible for defining appropriate vibrations verification methods and procedures for our aircraft equipment and systems compliance demonstration. You will contribute to the aircraft vibration environment signal processing and analysis. You lead vibrations requirements definition, validation, and verification activities. You will be part of the Aircraft Engineering Qualification team and liaise closely with all system engineers, flight sciences, structures, manufacturing, and quality teams.

Main tasks:

  • To derive vibrations aircraft requirements
  • To participate in the signal data processing of aircraft vibrations
  • To lead and guide the definition of appropriate equipment and systems verification test procedures
  • To conduct environmental design/qualification documentation reviews, support environmental qualification tests
  • To initiate risk control measures, implement mitigation plans and follow-up continuous airworthiness



Check in your professional skills:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in aviation (or related discipline)
  • Minimum 3-5 years of proven experience in system engineering for complex, high-reliability systems 
  • Background in qualification of airborne equipment and systems to vibrations requirements
  • Overall knowledge of the applicable environmental mechanical requirements to Type Certification of an aircraft
  • Very good knowledge of SAE-ARP-4754A and use of RTCA DO-160 or equivalent industry standard

Preferred skills:

  • 3-5 years of proven experience as Vibrations Engineer in the aerospace industry
  • Self-starter with the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Understanding of technical aspects related to aircraft systems, flight physics, and data processing for modelling ​​
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.


Aircraft Vibration Engineer (m/f/d)

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