Deputy Chief Engineer - Dornier 328 Legacy Fleet (f/m/d)

Airport Oberpfaffenhofen Permanent Full-time 2023-0166

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 Deputy Chief Engineer works alongside the Chief Engineer in his/her day to day activities on the Dornier 328 In-service program.  At aircraft level, the Deputy Chief Engineer overlooks the all the essential disciplines ensuring the technical integration of the on-going and future schedules.

The Deputy CE is responsible and accountable for the following:

  • Drives strategic direction of products and services,
  • Defines product roadmaps in collaboration with Product Line Management and Program Management
  • Develops Integrated Project Plans (IPP) from creation through approval.
  • Defines team and project roles/responsibilities, and identifies issues and risks
  • Assures mission success within established risk exposure levels
  • Engages and works closely with engineering functional leads to ensure accountability in meeting established commitments and deadlines
  • Drives engineering productivity performance improvements by providing inputs into project management processes, tools, and methodologies
  • Advocatess for a balanced delivery approach (technical, cost, schedule, risk) within program, stakeholder and customer communities ensuring collaboration with national and international authorities
  • Leads, communicates and coordinates critical technical events
  • Serves as the primary program interface for charter and approval of technical reviews across the program to and from the customers and facilitate integration
  • Applies engineering standards ensuring compliance with customer and industry requirements
  • Assists customer in demonstration of compliance with technical standards, effective engineering processes, mission assurance, design assurance, parts-processes-materials programs, quality, audit and internal integration, test and verification activities
  • Delivers solutions to product obsolescence and critical part shortages
  • Adheres to processes as described in the DOH / VA
  • Defines SOW’s and SLA’s for each WP jointly with the Chief Engineer and the other functional organization
  • Liaise with customer support, sales & marketing, as well as supply chain, maintenance and production organizations

You’ll bring this with you

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s of Science in Aircraft or Mechanical Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in dhief engineering positions, technical project engineering, or project planning with an aircrat OEM
  • Extremely strong engineering background with respect to Aircraft Operation, Flight Physics, Aircraft Systems and Aircraft Structures
  • Solid background with aircraft engineering and development processes and tools
  • Good knowledge of aeronautical regulations (i.e. CS/JAR/FAR Part 23/25/27/29) and industry standards (i.e. ISO, NAS, MS, ASTM, etc.)
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently, show strong judgment, be decisive, and work with others to drive towards a common solution
  • Leadership capability to guide multi-functional engineering teams without formal supervisory role

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