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Aerostructure Assembly Technician (m/f/d)



Munich, Germany
Posted on Friday, August 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.

Our goal:

Design and manufacture electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.

Join us as a world-class team of leaders, experts, technicians and engineers work together to passionately transform our mobility.

Your role in the team:

You will report to the "Head Composites Production" and work closely with our Aircraft Systems and Final Assembly teams.

We are looking for experienced and motivated professionals with an eye for detail and strong safety awareness. You will build fiber composite components and assemblies for Lilium's revolutionary jets. This will include prototyping, as well as assisting with testing and ramping up to full-scale production. You will work closely with our manufacturing engineering team to provide design improvements to the Lilium jet with your feedback.

This is your opportunity to join one of the fastest growing, best funded, and most exciting companies in the world, as well as be part of the Lilium Jet journey from the beginning.

Your day-to-day:

  • Responsibility for safety, on-time delivery, and quality in all phases of aerostructure manufacturing
  • Assembly and stitching of high-performance structural components made of plastic, ceramic and fiber composite materials
  • Final assembly of the overall structure from metal and fiber composite components
  • Collaboration in identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration with engineering as well as other teams in production

Your profile:

  • Completed technical training or comparable qualification Several years of professional experience in prototype construction or small series production in the aerospace industry or similar industries
  • Production of fits as well as joining methods customary in the industry, e.g. HI-LOKs, HI-LITES
  • Expertise in surface preparation for bonding, as well as experience in bonding and joining components
  • Proficiency in cutting, trimming, and machining composite parts within tight tolerances using hand tools
  • Ability to read documentation and work according to instructions - even in English!

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, 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.