Battery 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 mission during this flight: 

Our battery systems are key to making the Volocopter extremely safe to fly. With your specific experience in integrating batteries into mobility systems, you contribute directly to the constant improvement of this unique, safe, and simple flight experience.

As an integral part of our battery system development team, your support drives the technical development of this system.

  • Contribute to the development of the battery system
  • Support in defining the technical integration of the batteries
  • Evaluate battery architecture regarding efficiency, safety, costs, and production
  • Analyze and process requirements on the system, sub-system, and component level
  • Research, select and coordinate components, and suppliers
  • Track development process and production/delivery status
  • Define test protocols, coordinate or perform battery tests on cell, module, and pack level in-house or with external test facilities and evaluate test results

Check in your professional skills: 

  • B.Sc./Eng. or M.Sc./Eng. in relevant areas (e.g. Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering...) or similar
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in the development of Li-Ion battery systems
  • Experience in Requirements Engineering
  • Ability to link theoretical analysis results to practical design decisions
  • Knowledge of technical guidelines for batteries in automotive or aerospace (e.g. ECE-R100, DO 311)
  • Team player, confident in technical discussions, ability to organize and “get things done”
  • Structured way of working, high sense of responsibility, and Hands-On attitude
  • Solid in English language

Preferred skills:

  • 5 years+ experience in Battery Development
  • already completed development and integration of batterythe  in transportation industry up to Mass-production
  • Experience in AGILE / SCRUM
Additional Information

Work mode:

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.

Battery Engineer (m/f/d)

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