Liaison / MRB Engineer (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 crew during this flight:

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

Your mission during this flight:

As our Liaison /MRB Engineer, your mission is to ensure the design of our airframe composite and metallic structure is supported within the production processes. You will provide technical expertise to ensure that company goals for the airframe design within the production are met in terms of tooling, part fabrication and assembly.

  •  You assist the design for make process and early conceptual design to ensure build in quality.
  • You will be responsible for adhering to company MRB and QA processes and procedures.
  • You will review detail part and assembly Non-conformance reports (NCR).
  • You will develop and design repair/rework dispositions for non-conforming conditions.
  • You will manage Root Cause Analysis for Non-Conformances from Design & Stress Engineering perspective.
  • You will monitor parts and or tools with past discrepancies through root cause analysis and corrective action implementation to ensure past problems do not resurface.
  • You will answer drawing and specification interpretation questions and provide general engineering assistance to prototyping/production personnel.
  • You will continuously improve processes via work instructions, engineering process changes and tooling design.
  • You will maintain positive, teaming relationship with internal and external suppliers.
  • You will be available for business trips and assisting suppliers onsite during the phase of prototyping and early production, e.g. USA.

Check in your professional skills:

  • Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering degree (MSc, Ph.D.).
  • Minimum 7 years of professional experience as Liasion/MRB Engineer in the aerospace industry.
  • Performing structural analysis and FEA (Patran/Nastran) of composite and metallic primary structures.
  • Design experience using Siemens Teamcenter & NX12.
  • Familiarity with a variety of high-performance composite manufacturing processes, process limitations, and post-processing of advanced composite components.
  • Experience developing and writing engineering disposition repair instructions.
  • Experience in developing structural repair manuals.

Preferred skills:

  • Track record of working with light-weight, composite design projects.
  • Experience in reviewing parts and assemblies Non-conformance.
  • Developing repair design actions.


Additional Information

Work mode: Hover (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.

Liaison / MRB Engineer (m/f/d)

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