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Aircraft Integration and Human Factors Engineer (m/f/d)



Bruchsal, Germany · Baden-Württemberg, 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 crew during this flight:

In this role, you will be in charge of the successful integration of aircraft systems through envelopes and user interfaces in line with aircraft level requirements. You will be part of the Aircraft Group and will work closely with design engineers, flight test engineers, test pilots, the manufacturing team, and the quality team.

Your mission during this flight:

  • Apply and refine Human Factors procedures to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the pilot vehicle interactions
  • Generate and refine Human Factors requirements in close coordination with stakeholders, e.g. system engineers, test pilots
  • Apply the change request process (including potential limitations)
  • Assist in configuration management
  • Refine and perform various type certification activities, including design reviews, human factor assessments and tests
  • Assist with the integration of concepts and procedures, and coordinate the implementation of systems


Check in your professional skills:

  • At least a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, with additional professional experience or education in human factors engineering or ergonomics engineering
  • Good knowledge of human factors standards and guidance documents
  • 5+ years professional experience in V&V of complex, high-reliability systems
  • Good knowledge of all aircraft systems and aircraft flight physics
  • Proficient with quality management and processes
  • Experience with Human Factors in aerospace industry

Preferred skills:

  • Self-starter with the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Organizing ability as well as a high sense of liability and accountability, hands-on attitude.
  • Excellent communication, and negotiation skills and comfortable interfacing with all levels of personnel

Start: As soon as possible.

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 are what make us great. Here at Volocopter, we value equal opportunities and trust. As air mobility industry innovators, we believe that changing the world starts on team level. We are committed to fostering an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential.