Chief Engineer (f/m/d) D328eco

Airport Oberpfaffenhofen Permanent Full-time 2023-0076

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 Chief Engineer (CE) works interdisciplinary at aircraft level and is responsible that the following tasks be carried out:

  • Aircraft configuration development
  • Definition of the way of working within Chief Engineering (Engineering Governance)
  • Definition of the logical sequence of the necessary development steps (development logic) in line with the configuration definition, the DO [design organisation] processes and the program needs
  • Preparation of the Engineering WBS - work streams (so-called swim lanes) and individual work packages (WBS) following the development logic
  • Benchmarking of business case inputs provided by the engineering directorates
  • Aircraft configuration description, main data sheet and air vehicle specification (clean sheet: baseline definition, derivative: change description) – Lead for: advanced design, support for: engineering directorates
  • Preparation of SOWs and SLAs for each of the work packages defined in the WBS: Lead for project engineering; support for: engineering directorates
  • Preparing the necessary engineering input for the business case: headcount, input for other direct costs and schedule. Lead for project engineering; support for engineering directorates
  • Aircraft level requirements: break-down from the business and market requirements, and derived from design choices on aircraft level
  • Product breakdown structure
  • Definition of physical and functional interfaces

You’ll bring this with you

  • Engineering degree (MA Eng/Sc, Dr./PhD.) in aeronautics/aviation or mechanical engineering
  • 20+ years professional expertise in propulsion and propulsion aircraft integration throughout the development phases and life-cycle of several Part 25 aircraft
  • Wide proficiency of powerplant certification requirements, design criteria, materials, methods and tools
  • New aircraft development experience (CS25); available signature delegations and/or CVE is a plus
  • Leads and instructs internal and external complex tasks
  • Very good presentation, communication and leadership skills

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