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Quality Assurance Manager at Volocopter
Bruchsal, DE

Company Description

We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring Urban Air Mobility to life, by establishing air taxis in addition to current transportation options in megacities globally. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopter (

Job Description

Volocopter is looking for a Quality Assurance Manager for the Prototyping workshop. The main task is to manage compliance with organizational requirements and requirements from authorities. In this position you are directly coordinating the implementation of all Quality Assurance steps and you are working directly with the Aircraft production teams to manage product built records and ensure the conformity of the as-build-status of the products. As Quality Assurance Manager you are the interface between Engineering and Prototyping Workshop and you take a liaison role between operational quality activities and the Strategic Quality Management section.

Your Task

    Ensure adherence of the Prototyping Workshop to procedures and work instructions.
    Release documents for the Prototyping Workshop,
    Work as an Interface to Configuration Management for hand-over of documentation
    Create work-instructions and facilitate the timely validation process of the instructions
    Represent Prototyping Workshop as a member of the  Configuration Control Board
    Conduct of detailed quality inspections for incoming goods and supplied components
    Manage product build records and ensure configuration control of prototypes in production
    Handle product and process non-conformities within the Prototyping Workshop
    Manage supplier quality issues
    Conduct intermittent and final prototype acceptance inspection
    Create Change Requests, submit to Engineering and present within the Configuration Control Board
    Manage red-linings for hand-over to relevant specialist disciplines
    Facilitate continuous improvement


    Minimum of 3 years of experience of Quality Assurance in positions of comparable complexity within the aviation domain
    Thorough knowledge of the EASA regulatory environment and EASA working practices
    Evidence of recent training in relevant Quality Management Standards, such as AS/EN/JISQ 9100, EASA Part-21, or equivalent; sound knowledge of Quality in aviation
    Excellent command of English language
    Higly reliable, structured and self-motivated

Additional Information

    Volocopter offers a fast-growing high-tech working environment with a supreme network of investors and partners. 
    Working at Volocopter, you will have personal accountability, be able to grow and have unique learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
    Volocopter offers flexible working time, short lines of communication, flat structures, positive management, and a great team spirit. Moreover, we offer an attractive salary package.
    Our offices in Bruchsal are offering an inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, comfortable networking areas, a rooftop terrace for evening BBQs and free meals and drinks.
    To build our excellent team we welcome all qualified people regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Our international team will be happy to welcome you and support you in your relocation where applicable.