Electric Propulsion System Engineer (m/f/d)
(full-time, starting as soon as possible, permanent contract)

Realize your dream of doing exceptional things and be part of something bigger right from the beginning! We at ERC stand for the development of an electrical vertical takeoff and landing vehicle (eVTOL) that lasts beyond us! We work hard to achieve this goal – with passion, a pioneering spirit, and strong partners. As we are trustworthy, open and focused, we do not make empty promises. But we still need your commitment to be among the best on the long run!


We are looking for a passionate Electric Propulsion System Engineer to join our young and growing team. As an Electric Propulsion System Engineer you define system requirements, develop system architectures, specify interfaces, assist in system integration, and support the V&V of the electric propulsion system. The general work is ranging from requirements management, specification, design and development to implementation and testing for our vehicles. The final goal of all your activities is creating airworthiness of our product. Shape the future of aerial mobility with us by developing our Electric Propulsion System in coordination with regulatory partners and suppliers.


  • Coordinate and plan the electric propulsion development
  • Design of airworthy propulsion system architectures
  • Close cooperation with other departments like energy distribution, aerodynamics, avionics, and structures as well as safety and certification
  • Development of requirements for electric propulsion system and breakdown requirements to the lower levels
  • Validation of requirements and verification of implementations by tests, modelling, and simulation
  • Discussion and analysis of testbench and flight test data
  • Preparation of Statement of Work documents for collaboration with equipment suppliers
  • Management of our supplier relationships
  • Shape the cooperation with other development and production organizations
  • Creation, conduction, and evaluation of system and component tests
  • Be part of our flight-testing campaigns and see your developments fly
  • Continuously challenge and improve the technical concepts, tools, and methods


you should …
  • Hold an academic degree in Electrical/Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering or a related field
  • Have strong knowledge about Electric Motors and Drivers, particularly PMSM motors
  • Have knowledge in aerospace standards especially regarding electric propulsion
  • Have knowledge in ARP4754A and ARP4761A
  • Have knowledge in DO-178C, DO-254, and DO-160G
  • Have at least 3 years of experience in system engineering
  • Have strong technical management skills
  • Have a high level of target-oriented self-management with the ability to work in a team as well as autonomously
  • Have excellent problem solving, communication, and technical writing skills
  • Have fluent English language skills
  • Moreover, we appreciate if you …

  • Have hands-on experience in aerospace development
  • Have experience in the development of electric vehicles
  • Have programming and software development skills
  • Have knowledge about EMI and related testing
  • Have experience in high power semiconductor technology


  • A young, highly motivated and passionate team
  • Flat hierarchies and learning-from-mistakes approach
  • Strong company culture in an international environment
  • The possibility to shape the future with us
  • Regular team events
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working model
  • Excellent career opportunities and regular feedback
  • Attractive training programs, individual training budget and language courses
  • Weekly fresh fruit and free water, tea and coffee
  • 30 days of vacation
  • Supported canteen service
  • Supported sport offer (e.g. gym, yoga, massage and others)
  • Modern newly renovated office
  • Very good access to public transport and free parking spaces
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