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 work closely with our Propulsion team.

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. 

You will play a major role in developing the mechanical concept of our proprietary ducted fan engines for a manned aircraft from prototype till serial production.

We are seeking a flexible an open personality to join our development team and thus shape the future of urban e-mobility.


Your Day to Day:

  • Supervise the design of engine components or sub-systems, from scratch or improving existing designs
  • Organize the design loops from requirements and interface analysis, through early concepts, detailed design, until release for production
  • Coordinate the work between CAD designers, calculation team and system integrator
  • Exchange with the suppliers and manufacturing engineers to find the best solutions
  • Write justification reports
  • Prepare the assembly procedures and tools
  • Prepare and follow the production of parts
  • Specify, follow and analyze test campaigns
  • Work on any ad-hoc related tasks or projects provided by management


Your profile:

  • M.Sc./M.Eng./PhD in Mechanical Engineering desired
  • 0 to 5 years of experience in a similar position (work on rotating machines)
  • Fundamental knowledge in mechanical assembly theory, simulation and practical implementation
  • Good knowledge of thermal transfer mechanisms
  • 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 desired, 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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