Senior Development Engineer Airframe Design (f/m/d)

Airport Oberpfaffenhofen Permanent Full-time 2022-0088

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

The Senior Development Engineer Airframe Design is leading the structure design activities for an airframe work package such as fuselage section, pax-/cargo doors, flight control surfaces or respective structural test coordination activities within a multifunctional Product Development Team. This includes the complete design of such airframe components concerning properties implementation, functional and industrial requirements, interfaces and configurations. Delivering experts know-how in relevant field and fostering a strong internal and external network. Supporting internal complete aircraft activities with experts assessments.

  • Leading  and instructing complex tasks internally and externally; defining requirements, specifications and supporting Means of Compliance
  • Integrator tasks of complex systems or airframe including coordination of any test coordination activities
  • Planning of the required activities and the required competences and capabilities according to defined deliverables.
  • Leading functional the allocated resources within an airframe work package to ensure deliverables
  • Ensure structural integrity by optimised weight and performance of the airframe component. Propose optimisations for both weight improvement and design to cost. Ensure/approve correct implementation of the test-setup in order to secure valuable test results as per test specification/requirements
  • Establish the required check procedures and progress monitoring aligned with the program process to ensure deliverables at time and quality
  • Define and drive opportunities for digitalisaiton and automatization of airframe design analysis processes, methods & tools

You’ll bring this with you

  • Recognised expertise in field of structural testing of airframe structures
  • Educated Engineering degree (MA Eng/Sc, Dr./PhD.) in materials, aeronautics / aviation or mechanical 
  • 10+ years professional expertise in relevant fields of aircraft development and airframe design
  • Wide proficiency of airframe certification requirements, design criteria, materials, methods and tools
  • New aircraft development experience (CS25)
  • Ability to prioritise, manage and execute multiple simultaneous tasks
  • Product development experience of several aircraft programme
  • Lead and instruct complex tasks internal/external
  • Very good presenting, communication and leadership skills
  • Very good written and oral knowledge in English, German is a plus

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
www.deutscheaircraft.com/careers