Battery 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

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.

Your mission during this flight:

  • 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 battery in transportation industry up to Mass-production
  • Experience in AGILE / SCRUM


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!


Battery Engineer (m/f/d)

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