Test Manager - Verification & Validation (f/m/d)

Airport Oberpfaffenhofen Permanent Full-time 2022-0012

This is what drives you

You have a clear idea of what you want: To contribute to the vision of safe and energy-efficient flying, in a team of like-minded aviation enthusiasts who are determined to shape the future of aviation.

This is what you can do

We are looking for a “Verification & Validation (V&V) Test Manager” as an engineering manager who defines and implements a comprehensive testing strategy and corresponding test plans from supplier (system level) testing, development and certification testing (aircraft level) up to in-service support testing.

Your tasks are:

  • Manage all test activities for development, production and aircraft modification including aspects for budget, resources and schedule in line with requirements
  • Act as the point of contact for stakeholders (Program Office, Chief Engineer, Design Office, Production, Comms & Marketing) for communication with the Flight Test & Integration directorate  
  • Generation of the Verification & Validation (V&V) plans for all programs
  • Capture the test requirements from the Design Offices, definition of detailed test plans and deriving from this the requirements for test means (Flight Test Instrumentation and Test Benches) in coordination with the development teams for Flight Test instrumentation and test means / simulators
  • Manage the preparation, execution and reporting of development, production and modification tests activities and ensure availability of deliverables from Flight Test and System Integration on time and on quality
  • Support the Airworthiness processes devoted to Fight Test operation such as permit-to-fly, flight conditions and limitations

You’ll bring this with you

  • Engineering degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • 10+ years of job experience in a flight and/or system integration test environment
  • Experience in leading large programs in Flight Test integrating various functions
  • Experience as a Flight Test engineer is considered an advantage
  • Excellent know-how in the verification & validation process from test requirements collection to test plan definition
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Good management skills, team player and good communicator
  • Very good written and oral knowledge in English

This is who we are

We are an aircraft manufacturer with a strong heritage looking to continue our story. Headquartered to the west of Munich, we are recognized by international aviation authorities as a development, manufacturing and maintenance company, That is why today we are focusing our full energy on developing and manufacturing a new generation of technically advanced aircraft in Germany. Share with us the vision and ambition to drive the transformation of flying and to make our contribution to safe and energy-efficient air transport.

We are looking forward to your application!

Deutsche Aircraft GmbH
Human Resources
Airport Oberpfaffenhofen
82234 Weßling - Germany