Head of Airworthiness (f/m/d)

Airport Oberpfaffenhofen Permanent Full-time 2022-0195

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 Head of Airworthiness & Certification is disciplinary leading the airworthiness office. In order to fulfil the EASA Part 21 requirements, the Head of Airworthiness & Certification shall become EASA Form 4 holder. The responsibility is to build the competences and resources to secure the deliverables as well as defining the methods, processes and tools required to execute the activities throughout the product life-cycle from early research and concept phases, programme development to continuous product support.

  • Set up of future benchmark positioning including core competences, working practices such as agile and lean approaches and continuous assessment of trends and capabilities
  • Ramp up the required competences and capabilities according to defined deliverables and agreed head count
  • Leading disciplinary an engineering department building upon a competence management and tailored training concepts
  • Implement programme and project requirements into a resource planning including core and non-core activities and a viable sub-contracting policy
  • Ensures adequate technical, process and procedure training and expertise of the engineering team
  • Implement and support company strategy to determine future needs and trends
  • Act as the focal point for the certification authorities

You’ll bring this with you

  • Engineering degree (BA Eng/Sc, MA Eng/Sc) in materials, aeronautics / aviation or mechanical
  • > 8 years professional experience in relevant fields of aircraft development and product requirements
  • Wide proficiency of aircraft certification and profound knowledge of Part 21
  • Thorough knowledge of the airworthiness requirements (CS/JAR/FAR-25, CS-CCD, CS-FCD, CS-MMEL, CS-SIMD, CS-FSTD) and minimum 5 years of experience in type investigation
  • New product development experience of at least one new aircraft programme
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to prioritise, manage and execute multiple simultaneous tasks
  • Assertive, pro-active, innovative and creative way of working

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