Electrical Propulsion System Architect - eVTOL Programme

Job title : Electrical Propulsion System Architect - eVTOL Programme
Location : Munich
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : €70000 - €100000 per annum + plus bonus, plus package
Salary high : 100000
Salary low : 70000
Contact : Charles Orr
Call : Charles
Email : email Charles
Reference : CO1035_1651748523
Electrical Propulsion System Architect - eVTOL Programme

Bavaria, Germany

€70,000 - €100,000+ (DOE), plus Bonus, plus Package

Hybrid Working - 2/3 days on site


Would you like to drive the development of an innovative eVTOL Aircraft? Do you have a background in high-voltage electrical systems for aircraft? Would you like to be part of a start-up business unit who have the support of a global aircraft manufacturer?


If so, keep reading and apply below!


The Role

- Working as a leading member of a mission driven electrical team to develop an electric propulsion system for a novel eVTOL aircraft
- Specify the requirements of the electrical propulsion system and deliver on a comprehensive V&V strategy
- Managing a team of multi-disciplinary electrical/systems/mechanical/test engineers as they develop a state-of-the-art propulsion system; translating the architecture into a detailed design
- Engaging with the supply chain in component selection and justifying these decisions to senior stakeholders
- Working closely with testing teams to set up the V&V strategy
- Chair design reviews with both internal and external stakeholders
- Ensuring functionality, safety and reliability of the system and overseeing the integration into the novel airframe
- Engaging with external stakeholders to develop an eco-system of supply chain and stakeholders to bring Urban Air Mobility to life
- Immersing yourself in a growing start-up environment; contributing to as many areas of the business as you can add value to help achieve the goal of revolutionising air travel

Your Background

- Educated to Masters or PhD level in a relevant field of Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Aeronautical Engineering
- More than 7+ years experience in electrical system development
- Demonstrable experience working with electrical propulsion systems in Aerospace, Automotive, Marine or Rail sectors
- Expert knowledge of electrical system design, modelling and circuitry design
- Broad exposure to HV electrical/electronics components such as Power Electronics and Electrical Machines
- Passionate about the development of sustainable technologies that will transform the way we travel
- Confident in your ability to problem solve and able to present complex ideas in a clear and concise manner
- Naturally curious and able to think laterally about the significant technical challenges presented by working with novel aircraft architectures and electrical propulsion

In return, you will receive a competitive base salary from €70,000 to €100,000+ plus an extensive benefits package which includes bonus, share schemes, relocation support and flexible working.


This role will enable you to act as a key contributor to the development of an eVTOL aircraft but also the wider Urban Air Mobility market. If you want to be part of this journey, do not hesitate to apply below!


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