Engineering Manager - Power Distribution (m/f/d)

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Company Description

Here at Volocopter, we are the pioneers of electric air taxis (electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft - eVTOLs). We have pledged to bring urban air mobility to life by getting electric air taxis and other eVTOLs off the ground in a way that complements existing transportation options in megacities across the globe. Our aim is to offer affordable, on-demand air taxi services that fly people to their destination quickly and safely. In 2011 we carried out the first-ever piloted flight of a fully electric multicopter and have since conducted more than 1,500 public and private test flights across the world (

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

As the Engineering Manager for the Power Distribution System Team, you will play a vital role in steering the team towards excellence in power distribution solutions.

  • Technical Leadership: Leverage your extensive technical expertise in power distribution systems to guide the team in developing cutting-edge solutions. Navigate through complex challenges, ensuring technical excellence in every project.

  • Timely Deliveries: Oversee on-time, cost-effective, and quality deliveries of power distribution projects, ensuring solutions consistently meet and exceed expectations.

  • Resource Mastery: Skillfully manage team resources, including both human assets and budget allocation, optimizing performance and project success.

  • Inspiring Leadership: Provide comprehensive leadership that spans both technical and disciplinary domains. Mentor team members, fostering their growth, and ensuring peak performance.

  • Continuous Guidance: Offer daily guidance, constructive feedback, and tailored coaching to team members, nurturing their professional evolution.

  • Team Cohesion: Nurture an environment of exceptional clarity, collaboration, and camaraderie within the Power Distribution System Team.

  • Strategic Planning: Plan and execute optimal team capacity management according to the precise requirements of each project.

  • Interdepartmental Synergy: Collaborate seamlessly with other Team Leads and the Heads of Departments, harmonizing efforts for unparalleled outcomes.


Check in your professional skills:

  • Master's degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering.

  • Extensive, in-depth experience in power distribution system development, showcasing a commanding grasp of intricacies in the field.

  • Aerospace Experience: Proven expertise in aerospace applications, aligning power distribution systems with industry standards.

  • Remarkable Leadership: Demonstrated track record of leading engineering teams to success, shaping both projects and professionals.

  • Technical Prowess: Comprehensive knowledge of cutting-edge power distribution technologies, methodologies, and design principles.

  • Problem-Solving: Profound capability to unravel intricate technical puzzles and devise innovative solutions.

  • Strategic Thinking: Ability to strategically plan and manage resources to ensure efficient project execution.

  • Excellent Communication: Superb communication and interpersonal skills, enabling seamless collaboration and effective leadership.

  • Project Management: Proficiency in project management methodologies and tools, enhancing project precision.

Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a superb network of investors and partners
  • Chance to shape the future of aviation
  • Help us to create groundbreaking new projects - from scratch!
  • Personal accountability, as well as growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workspaces, flexible hours, quick decision-making, a flat hierarchy, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Attractive compensation package

Diversity at Volocopter:

Our differences are what make us great. Here at Volocopter, we value equal opportunities and trust. As air mobility industry innovators, we believe that changing the world starts on team level. We are committed to fostering an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential.