Aviation Safety Officer (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 ground 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 aircraft (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your crew during this flight: 

Volocopter's Munich site is a strategically relevant site and has grown to a size that the projects developing and operating in its ecosystem needs a Safety Officer to take part in the VoloDrone and VoloRegion developments as well as in combination to the overall Volocopter safety strategy. As the Safety Officer, you will be responsible to take part in and oversee the projects related SMS processes and harmonise this with the overall company's vision. 

Your mission during this flight:

  • Provide periodic reports on safety performance
  • Planning of Safety meetings required to enable SMS functions, including Safety Action Groups (SAGs), and involvement and an independent reviewer on the Safety Review Boards (SRBs)
  • Support the safety management training, identification, organization and delivery
  • Provide advice on safety matters to management
  • Ensure initiation and follow-up of internal occurrence/accident investigations
  • Support the DO SM for Corporate level SMS activities
  • The safety officer should act as the focal point and be responsible for the administration and maintenance of an effective safety management system (Corporate SMS) within the organization on behalf of the SM DO
  • Support of the promotion of the safety policy
  • Safety promotion to improve safety performance
  • Support safety training programs
  • Support of the Safety Management System to facilitate hazard identification, risk assessments and risk management monitor the implementation of actions taken to mitigate risks
  • Support the update of safety management documentation

Check-in your professional skills:

In-depth knowledge of:

  • ICAO standards and European requirements and provisions on safety management
  • Basic safety investigation techniques and human factors in aviation

Other competencies:

  • 5 years experience in an aviation safety environment
  • Promotion of a positive safety culture
  • Interpersonal, influencing and leadership skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, German language skills are beneficial
  • Data management, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple parts of an organization
  • Critical thinking
  • Ability to travel regularily within Germany
Additional Information

Work mode: hybrid

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.

Aviation Safety Officer (m/f/d)

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