Quality Assurance Engineer


Munich, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 01/20/2021
  • Website: lilium.com
  • Company Address: Claude-Dornier-Straße 1, Weßling, 82234

About Lilium

Lilium Aviation is transforming the future of transportation with its electric vertical take-off and landing jet. Founded in 2015 by engineers and avionics experts Daniel Wiegand, Patrick Nathen, Sebastian Born and Matthias Meiner from the Technical University of Munich, Lilium aims to make fast, clean air travel available to everyone.

Job Description

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary, yet with a meaningful purpose. We take pride in 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 entrepreneurial team of more than 400 leaders, experts and engineers who are as passionate about emissions-free transportation as you are. 

We are also passionate about creating an inclusive culture, with more than 40 nationalities working with us to bring our vision of a sustainable world to life.


Your role and your team: 

You will report directly to the  Chief of Independent Systems Monitoring and you will be responsible for system/sub-system level Design Quality Assurance activities and will be supporting 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

  • Performing Quality/ISM activities including performing design activity audits, reviewing related quality evidence.
  • 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 about Quality related topics
  • Support DOA team about Quality related topics


Your Profile:

  • Degree in mechanical, mechatronic, electrical 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 relevant quality systems specifications/standards (AS 9100 and/or ISO 9001)
  • 5+ years of experience in Aerospace System Development Standards and/or best practices such as ARP4754
  • Experience in environmental conditions and test procedures is beneficial (RTCA DO-160 and/or MIL-STD-810)
  • Experience in production and maintenance quality is beneficial
  • Familiarity with conducting audits on 21J, 21G, 145 and Air Operations, CAMO would also be beneficial
  • Previous experience in system design is beneficial
  • Strong communication skills
  • Target-oriented workstyle with analytic problem-solving skills
  • Able to travel for external quality activities (auditing, test witnessing etc.)
  • Fluent English language skills are essential, fluent German or any other language is beneficial


Life at Lilium:

At Lilium, you’ll have the responsibility and freedom to act as an entrepreneur. You’ll be working with bright and driven colleagues from different industries, countries and backgrounds who are all united in one common goal, challenging and supporting each other to make Lilium successful.

As well as free language courses, weekly yoga sessions, two complimentary meals each day and unlimited snacks and drinks, we also have an in-house gym and a relaxation room. By pairing that with a free shuttle bus to and from our local train station, as well as bikes you can borrow to cycle around our campus, we aim to make it as easy as possible to travel here, while reducing our own carbon footprint. We also have a rooftop terrace where you can watch planes taking off all day long! 



In order to build a world-class team, we welcome people from all over the world. We’ll support you on every step of your journey, offering a relocation allowance and documentation for visa application.

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


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