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Electrical Motor Engineer at Volocopter
Bruchsal, DE
We at Volocopter are building the world’s first manned fully electric and safe air taxis. With the Volocopter we will redefine the way people move in cities and make humanity’s dream of personal flight come true. As pioneers in this field, we wrote aviation history in 2011 with the first ever manned flight of a multicopter. This feat was followed by milestones like the first license and the worldwide first autonomous flight in a mega city (
You are experienced in the design and development of electrical motors, and have a track record of designing state-of-the-art customized electrical machines. Embedded inside a multi-disciplinary team, you develop the electrical drives for the Volocopter, and contribute to the team your expertise in electrical machine design.
  • Design and development of the electric motors of the Volocopter
  • Development of motor specification and tests
  • Ensuring design alignment with the motor control logic and rotor design
  • Technical supplier management
  • Responsible for prototyping and industrialization of the motor design
  • Participate in flight and laboratory test activities
  • Master/PhD Degree in Mechatronics, Mechanical or electrical engineering, or similar
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant professional experience designing electrical machines
  • Track record of successfully completed e-machine design projects
  • Familiar with all aspects of e-machine design, including mechanical, electrical and thermal aspects
  • Experience with relevant software tools (e.g. MatLab, Simulink, JMAG, Ansys)
  • Experience in 3D mechanical design (e.g. SolidEdge, CATIA)
  • Ideally, knowledge of power electronics
  • Structured way of working, high sense of responsibility and accountability
  • Teamwork and organizational talent
  • Flexibility and initiative
  • Good language skills in German and English
  • Fast growing high tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • Personal responsibility, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • Inspiring working environment with modern work spaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Competitive salary package