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Liaison Team Leader



Munich, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 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.

Liaison Team Leader

Lilium is seeking an open, enthusiastic, experienced general practitioner to lead our Engineering support team(s) in the production environment (known as a Fast Response Team). The focus of this team is rapid response and resolution to issues found in the manufacture and assembly of our prototype and production aircraft.

The role may include interfacing with the Suppliers and providing in-house engineering support for all technical issues. The Lead Liaison Engineer operates in compliance with company safety practices; and performs other duties as required. There may be a requirement to operate in a shift pattern at certain phases of the production process.

Reporting to the Head of System Design Engineering, you will be deployed to the Chief Engineer’s office of a project to support them and the entire team in ensuring the Fast Response Team deliver timely resolution of issues.

This is a unique opportunity to learn about how a new company in the brand new eVTOL sector transitions toward a production environment. You will learn about eVTOL aircraft systems and their development, production, and evolution.

Life at Lilium

Working at Lilium gives you the chance to work in a highly dynamic environment together with brilliant minds. Your work can make a difference to shape the future of sustainable air mobility.

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 Headquartered at Wessling, within commuting distance of Munich city center. We are in the heart of the great lakes of Germany and approximately an hour from the German/Austrian Alps – you can even see them from the office!

Your Day to Day

  • Lead the engineering Liaison effort on for our eVTOL aircraft
  • Act as the voice of Production to Engineering and vice-versa
  • Experience working in a truly multi-cultural working environment with more than 80 nationalities
  • Learn about the way how an innovative aerospace company operates and is organised
  • Learn about the challenges of building up an aerospace company
  • Sentence and Disposition of Concessions when raised on parts
  • Resolves technical solutions between Operations, Suppliers, and Engineering
  • Develops solutions to a variety of problems of varying scope and complexity following established Company Processes. Reaches back to the wider organisation for support and completion of changes to design
  • Understanding of 3D models, assemblies and installations, system requirements, interface/supplier control drawings, performance specifications, system checkout procedures and statements of work
  • Maintains records or oversees recording of information by others to ensure engineering drawings and documents are current and that engineering related production problems and resolutions are documented
  • Provide technical consultation and drawing interpretation to all areas of the manufacturing facility and to external Suppliers
  • Provide guidance concerning compliance and standards to relevant personnel
  • Utilize experience and expertise to solve problems that effect both the short and long term goals of the company and its projects
  • Interprets engineering drawings and facilitates correction of errors on drawings and documents identified during completion process.

Your Profile:

  • Minimum of seven to ten years of relevant aviation experience. Strong preference will be given to experiences in Liaison teams or similar
  • Understanding of OEM Engineering Organisations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering is required or experience in lieu
  • Possess an ability to work in fast-pace and occasionally stressful environment while maintaining a high degree of flexibility, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Have a proactive, pragmatic, and analytical mindset, as well as strong communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others in different departments, even when challenges arise (schedule, budget, etc.)
  • Should hold excellent initiative and judgment to make recommendations for improvements in our processes and product offerings. Individual will need to be able to effectively deal with demanding customers
  • Must be willing to undertake new responsibilities as business needs change
  • Presents self professionally and courteously with internal customers
  • A proven achiever with strong team-building and interpersonal communication skills and must be able to develop strong relationships with new and existing customers
  • Must be able to focus on key tasks, prioritize duties, and manage multiple priorities
  • Fluent English.

Working Environment: The working environment will be a combination of working in the office and working on the shop floor. Daily contact with employees in other departments is required.


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.