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Safety and Reliability Engineer



Munich, Germany
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. We take pride in pushing the boundaries of engineering, technology and customer experience.

As part of a team, you will tackle challenges and deliver something that has never been done before. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with a world-class entrepreneurial team of more than 800 people who are as passionate about changing the world as you are.

You will always act with safety and integrity in mind and embody our core behaviors of efficient and positive collaboration, ownership of time, continuous improvements and, ultimately delivering results.

We thrive on diversity and creating an inclusive culture, with more than 50 nationalities currently working hard to bring our vision of a sustainable world to life.

Your Role and Your Team:

  • We are looking for a Safety and Reliability Engineer to join our team, and be part of this innovative, diverse, and high-performance engineering environment that will shape the future of urban e-mobility.
  • You will report directly to the Manager of Safety and Reliability.
  • You will become a key member of a large scale and complex project. System Safety and Reliability is a multi-disciplinary are and includes interfaces with several areas of aircraft design, such as Electronic Systems, Systems Engineering, Design Engineering, Software, Flight Dynamics, Testing, and many more. While in our team, you will be able to experience how many other areas operate and learn as both a generalist and a specialist.
  • We are offering you a distinguished career with guidance by the highly experienced Safety and Reliability Engineers and an amazing opportunity to be part of an incredibly talented and innovative engineering team and learn how a highly integrated aircraft is developed.

Your Day to Day:

  • Perform Systems Safety and Reliability analyses for the Aircraft Systems.
  • Contribute Aircraft Level Safety and Reliability activities, if required.
  • Participate in integrated assessments with other teams including Systems, Structures, Maintenance, Flight Mechanics, among others.

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical & Electronics Engineering.
  • Experience in propulsion or energy systems is nice to have.
  • Knowledge of fault trees and failure modes is desirable.
  • Good communication and collaboration skills required
  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as autonomously.
  • Target-oriented, driven workstyle with analytic problem-solving skills required.
  • Fluent English language skills are essential.
  • Knowledge and experience in Office package tools such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.


Want to know more? Then view our 'Why join Lilium' page!

Life at Lilium:

The wellbeing of our employees is a high priority. In our HQ we have many initiatives such as free healthy food and drinks, free in-house gym and health days. In remote offices we offer online opportunities to stay connected and develop yourself as well including our culture club, free e-library, learning terminal, Employee Assistance Program and many more.

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