Electric Propulsion System - Product Owner (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 mission during this flight:

  • You will join our team of technical experts who are enthusiastic about the field of Electric Propulsion. As Product Owner, you will own the development and delivery of the electric Propulsion System Integration in time cost & quality and break down features into user stories for the engineering team.
  • You have prior experience in system engineering, preferably in aerospace and are passionate about making a difference in eVTOL aviation.
  • You will work within a multi-disciplinary team and coordinate between the various teams and systems to ensure successful certification.
  • You will have the responsibility of the Electric Propulsion System Integration team for one of our eVTOL Aircrafts
  • You will be responsible for planning the timeline, tasks and workload and to drive the development
  • You will manage a development team, set milestones, organize the workflow and oversee the execution
  • You will build an open and motivating team culture with open and transparent communication
  • You will provide the reporting of status, milestones and planning to the project management and align with the other product owners and the system engineering team

Check in your professional skills:

  • You have several years of experience as Project Lead / Product Owner in a complex system engineering background preferably in the aerospace domain
  • You have worked in an AGILE, SCRUM environment and have an awareness of the methodologies and used tools (e.g. JIRA)
  • You have proven to manage small groups successfully and you are able to motivate teams to their fullest potential
  • You own good communication skills and have experience in presenting and reporting to internal and external partners
  • You understand the methodology of leadership and team management and you are able to make fair and thinking-forward decisions.
  • Preferred skills:
  • Several years of experience as a System Engineer in the aerospace industry or similarly complex environment
  • You have an electrical background
Additional Information

Work mode: Ground (On-site)

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.

Electric Propulsion System - Product Owner (m/f/d)

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