Toolmaker / Fitter and Turner


Munich, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Manufacturing
  • Post Date: 01/20/2021
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  • 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: 

We are looking for an experienced ToolMaker who will be hands on in the manufacture of Lilium’s revolutionary product.

In this position you will report directly to the Manufacturing Lab. Leader and will work on a variety of projects and tasks. As part of this role, you will be working inside the Toolroom, operating different machining, welding and other fabrication technology. Furthermore, you will assist the engineering teams by providing feedback for design improvements to the product, tools, fixtures and repairs.

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 organization aims to set new standards with a best-in-class, reliable, integrated production.

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


Your Day to Day:

  • Work in a self-directed team fabrication experts
    • Responsible for setting and operating manual metal working equipments (Milling, Lathe, Surface Grinder)
    • Follow work instructions and processes.
    • Troubleshooting and feedback of errors to the corresponding teams, cooperation for root cause analysis
    • Implement and sustain manufacturing data of the production system
  • Support with equipment maintenance and Setup
  • Use different welding technology (MIG, TIG, OXY)
  • Work cross functionally with related departments
    • eg. work with Manufacturing Engineering to improve processes, equipment & tooling, and final product efficiency.
    • eg. improve manufacturing standards and process requirements
    • eg. support digital improvements and innovations while working with manufacturing execution systems
  • Assist Prototype WorkShop team in development of tooling and new equipment commissioning and implementation.


Your Profile 

  • Educational background as Fitter, Machinist, Mechanical Engineer
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Toolmaking, Machining, Welding required
  • Must be able to work from complex and detailed documentation and/or verbal and written instructions depending on situation
  • Ability to read and understand manufacturing instructions setup sheets.
  • Experience with operating and maintaining a wide variety of hand and power tools, shop tools, test equipment. Experience operating high volume production machinery preferred.
  • Perform daily record keeping and create reports and test analysis
  • Optimize the life and use of cutting tools
  • Solution oriented approach with focus on results.
  • Strong ability to trouble shoot any situation
  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work both in a team and autonomously
  • English Language is a plus, German language is a plus


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! 


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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.