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Test Engineer - Final Assembly Line (FAL)



Quality Assurance
Munich, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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 950 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: - As a Production Test Engineer you will be working on the “inline” and “end of the line” test capabilities to ensure the quality of internally manufactured products according to Aerospace standards and internal policies as well as supporting other activities related to testing.

You will be joining a dynamic, multidisciplinary, and multicultural team in charge of the implementation of the whole range of requirements to ensure product quality. Your role will be to contribute directly to the testing capabilities within the Manufacturing Engineering team, helping to fulfill all production test needs across all different internal factories.

You will be able to shape the future of the company by using your experience and knowledge to push for cross-functional standardization, automation, and growth of the production department. Your efforts will be directed towards the certification of the assembly lines, paving the way for the company to remain at the forefront of innovation and maintain its position as a leading player in the market.

Your Day to Day – As a Production Test Engineer you will work closely with the different stakeholders to define and implement test protocols. Daily tasks include:

  • Ensure training of technicians in the execution of test activities that require manual operations and provide shop floor support during the ramp-up phase.
  • Troubleshooting of the test equipment and the non-conforming parts to analyse deviations.
  • Support in the factory acceptance tests of the equipment and test equipment installation in new factories
  • Develop fixtures, tools, and scripts to automate production testing at different levels.
  • Coordinate with all stakeholders to determine test parameters, produce test documentation, troubleshoot, and perform quality assurance procedures.
  • Assess and provide feedback to a design team towards design feasibility and optimization using tools such as DFT, DFM, and PFMEA workshops.
  • Work closely with our system test department from Industrial Engineering to maintain the equipment and improve OEE of the shop.
  • Collaborate with internal customers to manage software and database development and improvement in integration with inhouse IT tools.
  • Create testing plans overviews and test sequence scripts and be responsible for test preparation and execution skills.
  • Use CAD tools such as CATIA or Siemens NX to support the implementation of the test solutions.

Your Profile - You are a highly motivated engineer with proven experience in related fields, capable of programming, with a hands-on and creative mindset. Your profile includes:

  • Passion for challenges, a team-working mindset, and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, preferably specializing in Electronics/Instrumentation/Mechanical or physical sciences.
  • Proven experience in product design and/or production test & assembly engineering with low and mass volume manufacturing assembly lines.
  • Experience in industrial environments such as aerospace, automotive or high-volume consumer electronics.
  • Hands-on experience in using functional test and end-of-line test equipment for electronic assembly tests, testing concepts, system testing, regression testing, and retesting.
  • Experience in the implementation of methodical approaches for identifying risk and failure modes such as PFMEA and troubleshooting such as Six Sigma.
  • Experience in budgeting and quotation assessment for test equipment and have good knowledge of machine safety and CE marking.
  • Experience includes requirement analysis and functional test and/or system test creation design, good knowledge of SDLC process and testing tools, test automation (API/UI), and reporting.
  • Proficiency in LabVIEW, C++, Python is a plus, MS Office, Siemens NX, and Minitab (also a plus)
  • Fluent in English, German skills are a plus.
  • Experience with Antenna Testing and Signal generation are a plus.


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.