Full-time

Aerospace Structural Design 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:

Within a highly motivated, multi-disciplinary team you develop and refine the state-of-the-art composite structure of the Volocopter that is key to its best-in-class performance

Your mission during this flight:

As our Structural Design Engineer, your mission is to ensure the design of our airframe primary structure complies with the EASA requirements and certification process. You will provide technical expertise to ensure that company goals for the airframe design are met in terms of structural integrity, certification, serviceability, cost, and weight.

Your Tasks:

  • Conduct technical research and evaluate design concepts
  • Align on interfaces with other systems including future updates
  • Detail design of structural concepts according to requirements (e.g. lightweight, manufacturability, cost efficiency, maintainability)
  • Continuously align with relevant disciplines (e.g. Stress, Production, Procurement, Integration, etc.)
  • Create prototyping and design data
  • Evaluate prototypes and manufacturing data
  • Document all design decisions and descriptions
  • Specify the component design through CAD models, drawings and instructions
  • Interact with suppliers
  • Support manufacturing issues
  • Improve the existing structural components
Qualifications

Check-in your professional skills:

  • Master Degree in Structural Aeronautic System or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in the aviation industry
  • Experience in the design of primary composite structures
  • Proficiency in mechanical engineering design software and engineering drawing creation (e.g. CAD, FEM, PLM, MathCad, Python)
  • Knowledge of the physical phenomena relevant to aircraft design
  • Creativity for developing new concepts

Preferred skills:

  • Teamcenter Engineering & NX Experience
  • Scaling frameworks (e.g. SAFe)
  • Understanding of Business Agility, Customer Centricity, and Design Thinking
  • Structural design experience in the eVTOL industry
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!

 

Aerospace Structural Design Engineer (m/f/d)

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