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 Production Programme Manager and work closely with our Industrial Management team. 

The Industrial Management team is a strategy and project-based department within the Production & Procurement division. It is responsible for the design of our production system. This includes industrial engineering, digital production system, and cost engineering, as well as the programme management for our production setup. 

We are looking for an ambitious and experienced senior project manager to drive the setup of our propulsion system assembly factory. The Project Manager will lead the production capability acquisition, including new factory, technology acquisition, and process implementation as well as new product introduction.  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, digital production.


Your Day to Day:

  • Lead project for engine & propulsion unit assembly production setup including the process election, acquisition, factory design, construction and commissioning
  • Responsible for securing project plans for the development of a new production. This includes prototype production projects as well as process development, design and implementation of pilot lines and series production facilities
  • Manage cross-functional program across partner organizations and contractors including the respective project PMOs
  • Work closely with product project management to effectively coordinate complex design inter-dependencies
  • Document and manage requirements, risks, actions, and other crucial program relevant information
  • Facilitate regular meetings, define KPIs, and track progress. This includes setting up a visual Programme Management, coordinating between different parties involved and following up on critical path actions, managing time, cost, and resource aspects
  • Design & implement business and organizational processes
  • Contribute to the creation of a strong Programme Management function by helping to develop project management processes, identifying best practice and building a world class Programme Management organisation


Your Profile:

  • Engineering, and/or business administration degree with an excellent academic track record. MBA, Masters’ in Project Management, or equivalent is a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in project management or operations positions with experience in high-volume, highly automated manufacturing new factory projects.
  • Experience with a new-factory projects with a high degree of automation required
  • Exceptional analytical skills with a drive to challenge the status quo
  • Demonstrated cross-functional leadership skills
  • Excellent understanding of techniques for scheduling, risk management, estimation, project communications and budget and resource management
  • Fluency in Excel and Project Planning Software. Experience with ERP and Business Intelligence software (eg. Tableau) is a plus
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus


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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