A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. Every day we are pushing the very boundaries of technology and customer experience to deliver something that has never been done before.  
What we do here is hard, but then very few things worth achieving are easy. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with our world-class team of more than 300 leaders, experts and engineers who are as passionate about changing the world as you are.  
We’re also passionate about diversity: we want you to come as you are, no matter your background. As long as you share our desire to push the limits of what’s possible, you’ll fit right in.  


Your role and your team: 

You will report directly to the Head of Propulsion and will be responsible for the technical execution on all aspects of the design of our ducted fans.

Our Propulsion team is responsible for the development of our innovative all-electric engines and the flaps they are part of. The flaps are used to propel the aircraft in different flight conditions, based on the concept of thrust vectoring, while our 36 engines solve the challenge of zero-emissions flight. 


Your Day to Day: 

  • Lead the design of the engine, in order to meet the requirements
  • Provide technical leadership, propose innovative solutions when needed
  • Define the requirements and organize the technical development of the sub-systems
  • Manage the interfaces with other systems
  • Ensure high-quality engineering standards, responsible for the design documentation
  • Continuously monitor and grow the design maturity level
  • Provide regular updates to the Head of Department on the engineering design progress
  • Take active part in the hiring process and help us find excellent engineers  


Your profile:

  • Masters Degree or PhD in Aeronautics, Physics, Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, 5+ years experience in Chief Engineering Office environment required
  • Aerospace or automotive background and proven track record in complex engineering projects execution
  • Demonstrated experience managing all technical aspects in Engineering Life-Cycle from Requirements definition to Production
  • Excellent generalist capabilities and quickly adopting any new technical field
  • Strong motivation to help build and shape our organization, structures and processes
  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as autonomous
  • Target-oriented, driven workstyle with analytic problem solving skills required
  • Fluent English language skills are essential, Fluent German or any other language would be beneficial


Life at Lilium: 

Our HQ is designed to make working at Lilium as comfortable as possible. We’ve got the basics covered with ample parking and free transport links to local stations, but it’s also a fun place to work, with shared working spaces, rooms with sofas and hammocks, and a rooftop terrace where you can watch planes taking off all day long. Finally, we’re big believers in the idea that your health is central to your happiness, so we’ve invested in providing an extensive gym, free yoga sessions, bikes you can borrow to cycle round our campus, a relaxation room and three free meals a day. 



In order to build a world-class team, we welcome people from all over the world. From free language tuition to relocation assistance and visa sponsorship, we’ll support you on every step of your journey.  

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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