Flight Test Engineer

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Villacarrillo, Spain

Posted on: 2023-06-12

Category: transportation

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Full time

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About the company:

Lilium’s vision is to create a sustainable and accessible mode of high-speed, regional transportation. 

Using the 7-Seater Lilium Jet, an electric vertical take-off and landing jet, offering leading capacity, low noise and high performance, Lilium is building a transport network and service for people and goods. Working in partnership with world-leading aerospace, technology, and infrastructure partners, commercial operations are set to launch in 2024. 

Lilium’s 700+ strong team includes over 400 aerospace engineers and a leadership responsible for delivering some of the most successful aircraft in aviation history. Founded in 2015, Lilium’s headquarters and manufacturing facilities are in Munich, Germany, with teams based across Europe and the U.S.

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. We take pride in pushing the boundaries of engineering, technology and customer experience 

Apart of a team, you will tackle challenges and deliver something that has never been done before. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with a world-class entrepreneurial team of more than  800 people who are as passionate about changing the world as you are.  

You will always act with safety and integrity in mind and embody our core behaviors of efficient and positive collaboration, ownership of time, continuous improvements and, ultimately delivering results.

We thrive on diversity and creating an inclusive culture, with more than 50 nationalities currently working hard to bring our vision of a sustainable world to life. 

Your role and your team:

As a Flight Test Engineer you will be working in our growing Flight Test Team, reporting directly to the Head of Fight Test and aiding in building up the flight test infrastructure here at Lilium.

You will be responsible for planning and supervising flight test campaigns including documentation.

Lilium welcomes people from all over the world. We are a multinational company and happy to support our new top talents with relocation. We have helped our new hires to meet their Visa criteria and successfully settle in Munich.

Your Day to Day:
  • Responsible for planning, coordinating and executing flight test campaigns of our aircraft prototypes
  • Coordinate with all stakeholders: engineers, pilots, flight test crew, technicians to guarantee smooth execution 
  • Help setup a flight test management system
  • Write test plans and test reports
  • Develop risk assessments
  • Work on any ad hoc related projects or tasks
Your profile:
  • M.Sc./Ph.D. in engineering or similar field
  • Experience conducting flight test campaigns with experimental aircraft as a test director, designated test conductor, or flight test engineer
  • Experience with aircraft instrumentation systems, use of telemetry, validating data, processing data, and data analysis
  • Experience in writing and reviewing flight test plans, flight test reports, data reviews, and specification compliance reports
  • Experience in Flight Test Risk Management process
  • Experience with CS-23/Part 23 aircraft certification
  • Excellent team player
  • Enthusiastic about making personal air travel a reality
  • Enthusiastic to be part of a vibrant and fast growing start-up
  • High level of self-reliance and an autonomous target-oriented work style is a must
  • Excellent English language skills, German skills are a plus

Want to know more? Then view our 'Why join Lilium' page!

Life at Lilium:

The wellbeing of our employees is a high priority. In our HQ we have many initiatives such as free healthy food and drinks, free in-house gym and health days. In remote offices we offer online opportunities to stay connected and develop yourself as well including our culture club, free e-library, learning terminal, Employee Assistance Program and many more.

 Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.  

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