Head of Manufacturing Engineering (m/f/d)

Airport Oberpfaffenhofen Permanent Full-time 2023-0081

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

In this key role as Head of Manufacturing Engineering, you are going to have a huge impact towards a sustainable and state of the art Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Leipzig. Therefore, you will:

  • Have full supervision, technical leadership as well as accountability regarding personnel, budget and investment with all involved departments to ensure quality, time and costs
  • Build and lead a high performance, multi-disciplined Manufacturing Engineering organization encompassing the whole ME perimeter including talent selection, training, development, engagement, ongoing performance and succession planning
  • Secure all FAL perimeter based on the development, assessment and implementation of new modifications, manufacturing concepts, technologies, work packages, improvements and calculations
  • Ensure the release of FAL's and Flightline's ground test instructions as well as their continuous improvements
  • Develop close relationships with Program, Supply Chain and Quality teams to deliver manufacturing engineering solutions in line with customer requirements and expectations
  • Accountable for sustaining and improving Program & Product manufacturing engineering systems in line with business case expectations
  • Develop and execute risk management stratety for the production ramp-up phase to mitigate product, supply chain and process maturity

You’ll bring this with you

  • Strong, interdisciplinary thinking combined very good communication skills 
  • Reliability, independence, resilience and team spirit
  • coaching/mentoring mentality for the whole manufacturing engineering team
  • Knowledge of EASA 21G and CAPEX, MAP & LEAN
  • Experience of influencing stakeholders and establishing effective working relationships within a global organisation
  • Best practices and extensive knowledge within a fast-paced, dynamic manufacturing engineering environment with time-critical requirements
  • Just-do-it mentality

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