Product Owner for Power Distribution

April 13, 2023
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We at Volocopter are the pioneers of electric air taxis, i.e. aircraft that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring urban air mobility to life, by getting air taxis and drones off the gorund in a way that complements current transportation options in megacities across the globe. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services that fly people to their destination quickly and safely. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electric multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale VoloCity aircrafts (www.

Your mission during this flight:

As Product Owner, you will have the development and product responsibility of the Power Distribution System as a key component in the Propulsion system of the Aircraft.

  • Your focus will be to do the planning of the timeline, tasks, and workload and to drive the development but also perform development tasks and supplier management
  • You will lead a technical team, set milestones, organize the workflow, and oversee the execution
  • Build a supportive and motivating team culture with open and transparent communication
  • Provide the reporting of status, milestones and planning to the project management and align with the other product owners and departments
  • To have technical ownership you will need to have a clear technical overview of your product, functionality, and challenges
  • To achieve the goals you will actively work on solving problems with the team and make decisions
  • Within the scope you also will manage the sub-component and parts suppliers, align and track their timeline, milestones and deliveries.
  • Check in your professional skills:

  • You have several years experience as Project Lead / Product Owner / Manager in a technical aviation environment
  • You have worked in V-Cycle and AGILE / SCRUM environments and have an awareness of the methodologies and used tools (e.g. JIRA)
  • You do have a technical knowledge in Power Distribution, Electrical Design and Development for High Current applications or similar products
  • You have proven to lead smaller or bigger teams successfully and you are able to motivate them to their fullest potential
  • Experience in EASA approved Design organizations Part-21J and understanding of certification process for aviation is highly preferrable
  • You own good communication skills and have experience in presenting and reporting to internal and external partners
  • You understand the methodology of leadership and team-management and you are able to make fair and thinking-forward decisions
  • You are open-minded, transparent, inclusive and a servant leader
  • You are fluent in English ; German is a plus
  • Some of our Volocopter flight perks:

  • A fast-growing high-tech company with a broad network of top investors and partners
  • The chance to help shape the future of aviation
  • The chance to create new things from scratch & manage your own projects
  • Personal accountability, and growth & learning opportunities, based on your skills
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workstations, flexible hours, efficient communication, flat hierarchies & fantastic team spirit
  • An attractive salary package
  • Our differences are what makes us great. Here at Volocopter, we value equal opportunities and trust, and we give each and every one of our employees the chance to voice their opinions. As air mobility industry innovators, we believe that changing the world starts on the team level. We are fully committed to driving this innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and job titles.

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