Head of Product Safety - Aviation (f/m/d)

Airport Oberpfaffenhofen Permanent Full-time 2021-0019

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 an innovative, detail-oriented Team Leader (f/m/d) for our Product Safety Team. You will report to the Head of Aircraft Architecture.

Your responsibilities in this role include:

  • Drive and manage the competency development, training and performance review of the safety engineering team.
  • Create safety standards and procedures appropriate for a gated aircraft development program.
  • Establish safety requirements in the largest context of aircraft integration, EWIS and System Integration.
  • Managing and fostering relationships with suppliers related to safety data packages.
  • Chair and moderate technical integration meetings with major aircraft systems, flight physics and aircraft structure groups for the prompt resolution of safety issues.
  • Manage and monitor senior leadership and external safety consultants and data packages; select appropriate engineering vendors for aircraft safety.

You’ll bring this with you

  • Master’s Degree or at last 15 years of experience in Aircraft Safety at major OEMs, Aircraft suppliers or consulting in this field.
  • 10+ years’ experience leading and building multicultural safety teams
  • 2+ years’ experience Signing Safe of Flight Documents for Flight test Vehicles
  • 5+ years’ experience Signing Safety Certification documents
  • Has proven expert level certification knowledge of CS25, CS29: the ideal candidate has been or is a Safety CVE (or equivalent)
  • Ability to train people in: Safety Tools (CAFTA or equivalent), V&V Tools (DOORS or equivalent), Design Tools (CATIA V5), ARP 4754 &4761, DAL Allocations, DO-178B and DO-254, FRACAS, FME(C) A.
  • Open minded personality with excellent communication skills, written and spoken in English, German is a plus
  • Structured and result orientated with strong team spirit

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