Quality Assurance Engineer (Aircraft Level)

Lilium, Munich

The Lilium Jet All-electric. Affordable. With the Push of a Button.

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. Every day we are pushing the very boundaries of technology and customer experience to deliver something that has never been done before.  
What we do here is hard, but then very few things worth achieving are easy. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with our world-class team of more than 300 leaders, experts and engineers who are as passionate about changing the world as you are.  
We’re also passionate about diversity: we want you to come as you are, no matter your background. As long as you share our desire to push the limits of what’s possible, you’ll fit right in.  


Your role and your team: 

You will report directly to the Head of Engineering Quality, you will be supporting establishment and execution of an Integrated Quality Management System (QMS) and EASA Part 21 Subpart J Independent System Monitoring (ISM) activities.

The Quality Design Engineering team plays a critical role in ensuring our business achieves the relevant approvals we'll need to certify and operate the Lilium Jet. We monitor our Design Organisation Approvals (DOA) and the Design Assurance of Engineering Quality.  


Your Day to Day

  • Support planning and execution of QMS related activities
  • Support planning and execution of EASA Part 21 Independent System Monitoring (ISM) activities
  • Performing internal and external Quality/ISM audits
  • Review specifications against process updates, process revisions, and initiate engineering changes as required to incorporate any required changes
  • Issue cause and corrective action notices
  • Review, approve and follow up on corrective actions
  • Witness internal and external testing activities
  • Interface with authority representatives as required.
  • Support risk and opportunity management activities 
  • Support Process Excellence Team and Process Owners
  • Support DOA team


Your Profile:

  • Degree in mechanical-, mechatronic-, electrical-, aerospace engineering (Ph.D./ M. Sc.) or similar is desired 
  • 5+ years of experience in design quality assurance in the Aerospace Industry
  • 5+ years of experience in EASA Part 21 Subpart J
  • Experience working with relevant quality systems specifications/standards (AS 9100 and/or ISO 9001)
  • Basic understanding of environmental conditions and test procedures is beneficial (RTCA DO-160 and/or MIL-STD-810)
  • Experience in production and maintenance quality is beneficial
  • Strong communication skills
  • Target-oriented work-style with analytic problem-solving skills 
  • Able to travel for external quality activities (auditing, test witnessing etc.)    
  • Strong motivation to help build structures and processes
  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as autonomous
  • Target-oriented, driven work style with analytic problem-solving skills is required
  • Fluent English language skills are essential, fluent German or any other language would be beneficial



Life at Lilium: 

Our HQ is designed to make working at Lilium as comfortable as possible. We’ve got the basics covered with ample parking and free transport links to local stations, but it’s also a fun place to work, with shared working spaces, rooms with sofas and hammocks, and a rooftop terrace where you can watch planes taking off all day long. Finally, we’re big believers in the idea that your health is central to your happiness, so we’ve invested in providing an extensive gym, free yoga sessions, bikes you can borrow to cycle round our campus, a relaxation room and three free meals a day. 



In order to build a world-class team, we welcome people from all over the world. From free language tuition to relocation assistance and visa sponsorship, we’ll support you on every step of your journey.  

Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.  

About Lilium

About us Lilium is a disruptive aviation start-up based in Munich. Co-founded in 2015 by Daniel Wiegand, Sebastian Born, Patrick Nathen and Matthias Meiner, the team brings together international world-class engineers and designers. The group shares the vision of a completely new type of individual transportation and is dedicated to develop and build the world’s first fully electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet. An estimated range of up to 300 km and a top speed of 300 km/h, along with zero emissions make it the most efficient and eco-friendly individual means of transportation of our time. By providing ultra-redundancy, the Lilium Jet will also set new standards in safety. Lilium aims at liberating towns and cities from today’s congestion and pollution, with people able to come and go freely, vastly expanding the radius of their everyday lives.

Want to learn more about Lilium? Visit Lilium's website.