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Team Lead Flight Test Engineering (m/f/d)



Quality Assurance
Bruchsal, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Company Description

Here at Volocopter, we are the pioneers of electric air taxis (electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft - eVTOLs). We have pledged to bring sustainable urban air mobility to life by getting electric air taxis off the ground in a way that complements existing transportation options in megacities across the globe. In 2011 we carried out the first-ever crewed flight of a fully electric multicopter and have since conducted more than 2,000 public and private test flights across the world (

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

  • Ensure deliveries of team in time/cost/quality
  • Manage Team resources with people and assigned budget responsibility
  • Provide disciplinary leadership to team members (including resourcing, development, performance management, recognition, and reward)
  • Provides day-to-day guidance, coaching & feedback to the team
  • Ensure high clarity and spirit within the team
  • Plan and manage team capacity according to project needs
  • Collaborate closely with other Team Leads and Head of Departments to guarantee best results
  • Seek opportunities to introduce continued improvements to the flight test process
  • Ensure team always adheres to FTOM processes and procedures


Check in your professional skills:

  • Experience in Flight Testing is absolutely crucial for this role!
  • MSc, PhD or equivalent degree in aeronautical engineering
  • Experience in the aeronautical development and certification process
  • Professional experience working for an OEM, MRO, Military Aviation, or Flight Test Organization
  • Min. of 5 years of experience in the aviation industry incl. flight test activities
  • Leadership experience

Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a superb network of investors and partners
  • Chance to shape the future of aviation
  • Help us to create groundbreaking new projects - from scratch!
  • Personal accountability, as well as growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workspaces, flexible hours, quick decision-making, a flat hierarchy, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Attractive compensation package

Diversity at Volocopter:

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunities, trust, and ensure all employees feel heard. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts with each of us. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.