Team Lead Test Operations/ Workshop

Lilium, Munich

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

The Role:

In this position you will be reporting directly to our Head of Component Test and will be able to build, guide and lead a team of mechanical & electrical engineers / technicians.

Next to developing the department structure, processes and best practices you will also remain hands-on working on various projects yourself.

Lilium welcomes people from all over the world. We are a multinational company and happy to support our new top talents with relocation. We have helped our new hires to meet their Visa criteria and successfully settle in Munich.


Your Day to Day:
  • Lead the team, establish and manage our mechanical & electronic workshop, source materials and suppliers 
  • Work on the mechanical & electronic constructions for testing, including high voltage application
  • Plan and execute installations, modifications, calibration and maintenance repairs for prototypes
  • Hiring and resource planning within the department
  • Responsibility regarding safety at work and employee training 
  • Setup of structures and processes within the department
  • Support for mechanical & electrical engineering
  • Supervision of tasks related to 1kV applications
  • Work on any ad-hoc related tasks or projects provided by management


 Your profile: 
  • B.Sc./M.Sc./PhD in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or similar field
  • 4+ years of experience in a similar position
  • Experience / Training / Certificates for high voltage applications (up to 1 kV / 1 MW)
  • “Elektrofachkraft in der Industrie“ / Qualified Industrial Electrician would be beneficial 
  • Good skills in project management and team coordination
  • High level of self-reliance and an autonomous target-oriented workstyle is a must
  • Strong motivation to help build and shape your organisation, structures and processes
  • Target-oriented, driven work style with analytic problem-solving skills required
  • Fluent English language skills are desired, fluent German or any other language would be beneficial


Welcome to the future

Elegance, speed, comfort and sustainability – fusing to a new form of traveling. The Lilium aircraft is the only means of transportation that can meet the demands of future mobility and therefore shape it now. We are introducing the world's first electric vertical take-off and landing jet. Our ambition is to engineer, manufacture Lilium Jets, as well as create an end to end air transportation service on demand, operating around the world.

Lilium is a globally acclaimed Startup creating a revolution in personal transportation and e-mobility with secured funding and proven technologies (several flying prototypes). To date, the company raised over 100 million USD from two rounds of funding, with global top VCs and funds backing the company’s vision. We are a highly energetic and ambitious team with world-class investors who value outstanding talent, serious creativity and elaborate innovation.

At Lilium, you will work with the world´s most talented engineers, designers and thought leaders to revolutionize the way people travel. We apply an exceptional breadth and depth to our work, we are incredibly focused onto our mission and we are therefore looking for people like us who are continuously striving towards perfection. If you, too, are filled with the insatiable need to grow, to innovate and to create don‘t hesitate to grasp this exclusive opportunity.

Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on competence, performance, and business needs

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.