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 be reporting directly to Chief Engineering while having the complete ownership and end-to-end responsibility over the complete aircraft interior.

The Mechanical Engineering Team is responsible for developing and designing the structural components of our the Lilium Jet across the entire lifecycle - from concept development through to detailed design, testing and production. From mechanical or composite parts design to mechanical systems development you'll play a key role in bringing our innovative aircraft to life.

We are looking for an ambitious and experienced individual who will drive the complete interior development of Lilium's revolutionary product & business model.

You will lead and coordinate engineering activities in a cross-functional team from initial concepts through detailed design, certification, production and testing. Within your team, the Human Interfaces for pilot and passengers, the interior design as well as NVH, lighting and cabin air supply are to be considered. In your position you will support and advise your team members during their daily tasks and coordinate their efforts in respect to other systems and Chief Engineering. 

At Lilium we put the Human at the center and in this role you will be the foremost advocate to ensure these beliefs are reflected in the interior and customer experience on board.

The role requires an experienced individual who can support his team on delivering the highest quality in short timescales. A proactive approach as well as effective execution of tasks are essential in this fast paced environment, while always keeping the full aircraft in mind. 

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:

  • Lead engineering team on all aircraft interior components (non-disciplinary)

  • Create development strategy, project work scope, deliverables in accordance with the overall timeline

  • Work in close collaboration with product design and engineering teams to deliver a world-class interior and a magical user experience

  • Integration and interface coordination with other systems

  • Development of general certification and manufacturing approaches for the interior

  • Resource & workload planning and coordination

  • Support the creation of component specifications and other technical design documents

  • Ensure the product development process meets safety, time, cost, weight and quality targets

 

Your Profile:

  • Degree in mechanical-, automotive-, aerospace-, lightweight engineering or similar

  • 7+ years of professional experience

  • Minimum of 1 full development cycle through design, development, release and launch for a complete interior system in a leadership role

  • Several years in engineering roles including lightweight design, sizing of structural members and good grasp of advanced materials 

  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to integrate state-of-the-art design and manufacturing methods into product concepts and designs

  • Excellent communication, negotiation and project management skills

  • Driven individual with the ability to probe & challenge assumptions

  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as individually

  • Target-oriented work style with analytical problem solving skills

  • Fluent English language skills are essential, Fluent German or any other languages is 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.

 

Relocating: 

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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