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The Role: 

We are looking for an experienced Aircraft Technician who will be hands on in the manufacture of Lilium’s revolutionary product. 

In this position you will report directly to the Production Team Leader Aircraft Assembly and will work on a variety of projects and tasks. As part of this role, you will be working on sub-assembly and final-assembly lines and install various components of all aircraft systems. Moreover, you will be assembling, testing and repairing mechanical components and prototype on a daily basis. Furthermore, you will assist the engineering teams by providing feedback for design improvements to the product. 

This is an exceptional opportunity to join one of the fastest, most well-funded and exciting companies in the world and join the exciting journey of the Lilium Jet early in its inception phase. Our production organization aims to set new standards with a best-in-class, reliable, integrated production. 

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


Your Day to Day:  

  • Work in a self-directed team of aircraft technicians and electricians
  • Responsible for delivery and quality in all stages of the assembly process
  • Follow work instructions and program plans
  • Proceeding ground test instructions and failure detection & correction
  • Operate a variety of hand tools, power tools, diagnostic and measuring equipment
  • Take responsibility for maintaining an inventory of parts, tools and equipment
  • Troubleshooting and feedback of errors to the corresponding teams, cooperation for root cause analysis
  • Implement and sustain manufacturing data of the production system
  • Work cross functionally with related departments
    • e.g. work with Manufacturing Engineering to improve processes, equipment & tooling, and repair solutions
    • e.g. improve manufacturing standards and process requirements
    • e.g. support digital improvements and innovations while working with manufacturing execution systems
  • Assist technology acquisition and new factory installation & commissioning


Your Profile:  

  • Educational background as aircraft technician and/or within component manufacturing required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in manufacture and/or repair electro-mechanical components
  • Must be able to work from complex and detailed documentation and/or verbal and written instructions depending on situation
  • Ability to read and understand manufacturing instructions and ply books
  • Experience with operating and maintaining a wide variety of hand and power tools, shop tools, test equipment. Experience operating high volume production machinery preferred
  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work both in a team and autonomously
  • Target-oriented work approach with analytic problem solving skills required
  • Fluent English required, German language is a plus


Ihre Aufgabe:

Wir suchen einen erfahrenen Flugzeug Mechaniker, mit „Hands-on“-Mentalität für unseren revolutionären Lilium-Jet.

In dieser Position berichten sie direkt an den Teamleiter und arbeiten an verschiedenen Projekten und Aufgaben. Als Teil dieser Aufgabe, werden sie in unserer Fertigungslinie eingesetzt und installieren unterschiedliche Bauteile und Leitungen im Flugzeug oder dessen Teilbaugruppen. Darüber hinaus werden sie elektrische/elektronische Baugruppen bzw. Prototypen montieren, testen bzw. Reparieren. Sie unterstützen unsere Entwicklungsabteilungen unser Produkt weiter zu verbessern und liefern deshalb wertvolle Information über Produkt- und Produktionsverbesserungen.

Dies ist Ihre einmalige Gelegenheit in eine der am schnellsten wachsenden und begeisternden Firmen der Welt einzutreten. Sie begleiten unseren Lilium Jet in dessen Freigabprozess. Sie können uns unterstützen mit unserer Produktionsorganisation neue Standards zu setzen in Zuverlässigkeit und Qualität.  


Ihr Arbeitstag:  

  • Sie arbeiten in einem selbstbestimmten team von Flugzeug Technikern und – Elektronikern.
  • Sie liefern Qualität in allen Phasen des Montageprozesses.
  • Sie folgen Arbeitsanweisungen sowie dem Programm Plan
  • Sie folgen den Testanweisungen wie auch den Fehlerdetektions- und Korrekturhinweisen.
  • Sie nutzen effektiv und sicher Hand- und Elektrowerkzeuge sowie Messsysteme (z.B. Oszilloskop).
  • Sie übernehmen Verantwortung für zu produzierenden Teile, Werkzeuge und Maschinen.
  • Sie unterstützen Troubleshooting und Fehleranalysen, und melden Fehler an die verantwortlichen Teams.
  • Sie erstellen und pflegen Produktionsdaten.
  • Sie arbeiten funktionsübergreifend, mit
    • ... Prozessingenieuren um Prozesse, Werkzeuge und Maschinen zu verbessern.
    • ... Standards zu verbessern.
    • ... digitalen Systemen wie z.B. MES, ERP.
  • Sie untersützen die Erarbeitung neuer Fertigungstechnologien sowie auch die Inbetriebnahmen und Freigabe neuer Werksanlagen.


Ihr Profil:  

  • Ausbildung zum Flugzeugmechaniker oder Industriemechaniker
  • Minimum 3 Jahre Produktions-, Reparatur oder Analyserfahrung elektromechanischer Komponenten und Hochvoltsystemen.
  • Sie sind in der Lage komplexe und detailierte technische Dokumente wie technische Zeichnung oder Arbeitsanweisungen zu lesen und zu interpretieren
  • Erfahrung mit dem Umgang, Anwendung und Wartung von Hand- und Elektrowerkzeugen, Produktionsanlagen wie auch Test-geräten.
  • Teamfähigk mit Fähigkeit auch auf sich gestellt zu arbeiten.
  • Zielorientierte Arbeitsweise mit Fähigkeit Probleme analytisch zu lösen.
  • Sprachen: Deutsch, Englisch Kenntnisse ist ein plus


Welcome to the future 

Elegance, speed, comfort and sustainability – fusing to a new form of traveling. The Lilium airplane is the only means of transportation that can meet the demands of future mobility and therefore shape it now. We are introducing the world's first electric vertical take-off and landing jet. 

Lilium is a thriving Startup creating a revolution in personal transportation and e-mobility with secured funding and proven technologies (several flying prototypes) with support by the European Space Agency (ESA).  We are a highly energetic and ambitious team with world-class investors who value outstanding talent, serious creativity and elaborate innovation. 

At Lilium, you will work with the world´s most talented engineers, designers and thought leaders to revolutionize the way people travel. We apply an exceptional breadth and depth to our work, we are incredibly focused onto our mission and we are therefore looking for people like us who are continuously striving towards perfection. If you, too, are filled with the insatiable need to grow, to innovate and to create don‘t hesitate to grasp this exclusive opportunity. 

Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on competence, performance, and business needs 

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