Manufacturing Engineer EWIS Final Assembly (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:

We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for our Final Assembly Line. This position requires an experienced professional with a comprehensive knowledge in EWIS installation in aircraft production. The position will take responsibility for all EWIS installation, assembly and testing activities and will ensure manufacturability to meet target rates.

Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and resolution. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

  • You create adequate manufacturing processes and perform worker trainings
  • You assist and supervise in external harness manufacturing
  • You create detailed manufacturing instructions to document new processes
  • You select and commission production tools and equipment through acceptance testing
  • You participate in DFMA reviews to ensure production topics are considered
  • You create and maintain worksheets for various EWIS production tasks
  • You collect and provide all necessary documentation to technicians
  • You act as a bridge between engineering and production
  • You create and document EWIS installation and manufacturing procedures
  • You recommend and implement any changes for continuous improvement of ongoing production
  • You perform and plan component kitting and stock availability along with procurement
  • You study production data to identify and improve processes causing inefficiencies in overall process performance
  • You design production workstations for ergonomics and efficiency
  • You perform EWIS acceptance test procedure 

Check in your professional skills:

  • BS/MS In Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in aircraft harness manufacturing and integration
  • Very good knowledge of harness manufacturing methods and tools
  • Well experienced in overlooking harness integration in aircrafts
  • Good knowledge of IPC/WHMA-A-620 (Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies) and SAE AS50881 (Wiring, Aerospace Vehicle) or similar standards 
  • Knowledge of harness and installation drawing standards and experience in GD&T and CAD
  • Knowledge of PLM systems
  • Familiar with ERP system 
  • Self-starter with the ability to work by oneself and as part of a team
  • Fluent in English 

Preferred skills:

  • Experience introducing new processes into a production environment
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Lean production experience
  • Experience with SIEMENS NX as well as SIEMENS Teamcenter
  • German language skills are a plus 
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.

Manufacturing Engineer EWIS Final Assembly (m/f/d)

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