Lead Flight Test Engineer (f/m/d)

Airport Oberpfaffenhofen Permanent Full-time 2023-0138

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

  • Conduct test planning, safety of flight activities and support the test readiness for test operations.
  • Generate test orders, perform test flight briefings and debriefings, direct the execution of the test order on board or via telemetry and produce test documentation and reports.
  • Operate test aircraft experimental equipment and test instrumentation.
  • Define Safety equipment required on prototypes depending on test category
  • Oversee test aircraft configuration.
  • Support engineering with test requirements and test plans.
  • Support other flight crew members with limitations, instructions as well as test and emergency procedures.

You’ll bring this with you

  • Engineering degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • 5+ years of job experience in a flight test environment.
  • Experience in conducting Category 1 and 2 flight testing
  • Satisfactorily completed a Competence level 1 or level 2 training course; and
    • - a minimum of 100 hours of flight experience, including flight test training  
    • - must be suitably qualified and experienced, medically fit, for the tasks performed during the flight test activities
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Autonomous worker and good communicator
  • Very good written and oral knowledge in English.

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