• 19/7/22
  • Ref: J141408

Electrical Systems Engineer- Power Distribution

Emerging & Disruptive Technologies

  • Location Icon Germany, Bruchsal
  • Salary Icon Salary is based on experience
  • Work Type Icon Permanent

Job Description

Electrical System Engineer- Power Distribution
KDC are now recruiting for one of the largest clients in the urban air mobility sector. This is an exciting opportunity for an Electrical System Engineer with experience in managing suppliers to join an established eVTOL company in Germany. The ideal candidate would also have experience being involved with the whole project lifecycle.
Our Client
Our client is an industry leader in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOL). They plan to offer an air taxi service that can save people time by flying them directly to their destination. Our client is looking for a candidate that is passionate about eVTOL technology that will fit in with the brilliant working culture they are developing.
What you’ll do
The power distribution systems are key to making the aircraft fly. With your specific experience in electrical system development, you will contribute directly to the constant improvement of this important system. As an integral part of the Propulsion System Team, you contribute to all high and low voltage power distribution, power conversion and interface with other systems, from system definitions to aircraft certification, through all development phases and design reviews.
  • You’ll work in an Agile Scrum Team to create the low voltage network architecture for the eVTOL Aircraft
  • You’ll define component specifications (power distribution, DC/DC converters, circuit protections, low voltage battery, interfaces)
  • You’ll create life cycle data and documentation required from system development to certification (system description, ICDs, test procedures, test reports, electrical load analysis, and other applicable reports)
  • You’ll manage suppliers for component development
  • You’ll plan, initiate and coordinate design reviews to verify proper implementation
  • You’ll promote integrated development with other teams
  • You’ll plan and coordinate test activities with suppliers and internal tests facilities (laboratory and flight test
  • You’ll assist with aircraft production and quality management
  • You’ll assist with technical discussions among teams and promote technical innovation
What you’ll need 
  • Bachelor/Master/PhD or equivalent degree in aviation, electrical engineering or similar
  • Minimum 4 years experience in equipment development for aviation (specifically power distribution units and batteries)
  • Knowledge of FPGA and electrical hardware for aviation
  • Knowledge of EASA certification specification CS Part 23, 25 or 27 and AMC
  • Knowledge of SAE-ARP-4754, SAE-ARP-4761, RTCA/DO-254, RTCA/DO-178 or comparable standards
  • Knowledge of PLM systems (preferably Teamcenter)
  • Knowledge of Problem Reporting and root-cause analysis methodologies
  • Good understanding of aerospace product development cycle and processes
  • Experience in requirements management tools (such as DOORS or Integrity)
  • Good communication and negotiation skills, experience with supplier handling
  • Fluent in English (German is a plus)
Beneficial Experience 
  • 5 years+ relevant experience
  • Experience in 3D design and system modeling
  • Experience in agile/scrum
This role includes a full relocation package as well as benefits.
If you want to be part of the exciting journey our client is taking in pioneering the air taxi industry and feel you have the right qualities to aid them in this ambitious undertaking, please do not hesitate to apply.


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