Production Program Manager

Lilium, Munich

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

The Role:

In this role, you will be part of the production department and will be reporting to the Head of Industrial Management & Planning. You will lead the production programme management office (PMO) and will be responsible for implementing & managing a programme management framework for the production and supply chain organisation.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join one of the fastest, most well-funded and exciting companies in the world and join the exciting journey of the Lilium Jet early in its inception phase. Our production organisation aims to set new standards with a best-in- class, reliable, digital production.

The production PMO will manage the build of new factories, the production and supply chain organisation development and all related production activities for the prototype build and series production ramp-up. You will be working closely with the
company programme management office.

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.

Please submit your Curriculum Vitae in English


Your Day to Day:

  • Responsible for setting up the production project management office (PMO) including providing & managing an integrated programme management framework for the production organisation to support the planning, execution,
    and performance management
  • Secure project plans for the development of a new production organisation. This includes prototype production projects as well as process development, design and implementation of pilot lines and series production facilities
  • Manage program across partner organisations and contractors including the respective project PMOs
  • Document and manage requirements, actions, and other crucial program relevant information
  • Develop and implement a risk management framework
  • Facilitate regular meetings, define KPIs, and track progress. This includes setting up a visual programme management, coordinating between different parties involved and following up on critical path actions, managing time, cost,
    and resource aspects 


Your Profile:

  • Engineering and/or business administration degree with an excellent
    academic track record

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in programme management or operations
    positions, preferably in a production environment

  • Experience on green field projects highly appreciated
  • Experience in projects with End to End responsibility

  • Data and trend driven programme and risk management

  • Structured development of supplier/operations/technology maturity as
    part of those projects

  • Experience in high-volume, automated manufacturing supply chains
    and/or new factory projects is a plus

  • Outstanding analytical skills with a drive to challenge the status quo

  • Demonstrated cross-functional leadership skills

  • Excellent understanding of programme management, finance, and

  • Fluency in Excel and Project Planning Software. Experience with ERP
    software is a plus

  • Fluent in English, German is a plus


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.