Quality Conformance Engineer

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Munich, Germany

Posted on: 2024-02-18

Category: transportation

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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  950 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. 


Role and Responsibilities 

Lead by the Team Leader Quality Conformance Management at our Headquarters in Munich, you will be responsible to implement the Quality Management System in compliance with EASA Part21 Subpart G requirements into Lilium’s eAircraft Production Organization with focus on Product conformity elements. 

In your day to day business you act as method expert for root cause and corrective action through the application of 9S,  you analyze Non-Conformities and Concessions to identify manufacturing process / product improvement opportunities, review quality escape, maintain our employee authorization/certification process, and you support the shop-floor on quality and product safety aspects. 


Your Day to Day:  

  • Liaise with different areas of the company to maintain process quality and conformance into our Lilium Production Management System. 
  • Work in close cooperation with our quality and production teams as part of your day to day business. 
  • Carry out regular quality reviews for continuous improvement using different lean methods and visual management including efficient feedback loops. 
  • Support and contribute to the implementation of APQP (PFMEA, CP, SPC, RCCA) in corporation with our Quality Process Management team into the Lilium production system. 
  • Contribute to CP (Control Plan) implementation, and surveillance into our production environment. 
  • By Using 9S, Six Sigma, VSM and further tools, you manage and lead root cause analysis and corrective/preventive action plans against non-conformances raised in audits or during production and eradicate recurrent concessions. 
  • Maintain and control our Production & Quality Staff authorization/certification Process. 
  • Support and mentor other team members in topics concerning Quality and Aviation Regulations for Production. 

Preferred Skills 

  • Min of 5 years of experience in the Aviation Industry. 
  • BSc, MSc, or PhD degree in Engineering (Mechanic, Electronics, Electrics, Power Systems, Aeronautical) required or equivalent education ( German Meister / Techniker ) 
  • Experience with aviation Composite parts, Mechanical Systems Avionic, EWIS are beneficial. 
  • Experience in low and high voltage battery systems fundamental principles would be appreciated. 
  • Target-oriented, driven work style with analytic problem-solving skills. 
  • Knowledge of requirements to obtain a Production Organization Approval as well as in conformance management. 
  • Must be proactive, good communicator and able to gain credibility across all levels of the organization. 
  • Experience with APQP in general. 
  • Have accreditation and experience with problem solving tools and their application, such as 9S, Lean/Six Sigma. 
  • Fact-driven, resilient, and personally committed to achieving success without ego. 
  • Must be a proactive, open, and direct communicator who engages comfortably and credibly with all levels of the organization. 
  • Strong motivation to help build and shape your organization, structures, and processes. 
  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team as well as autonomously. 
  • Fluent English language skills are essential, fluent German or any other language would be beneficial. 

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, 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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