Electro-Mechanical Actuation 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 Electro-Mechanical Actuation System Engineer to join our young and growing team. As an Electro-Mechanical Actuation System Engineer you work on the requirements, architecture, interfaces, integration, and V&V of the electro-mechanical actuation system down to its components such as electro-mechanical actuators (EMAs), actuator control electronics (ACEs), positions sensors, and others. The general work is ranging from requirements management, 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 electro-mechanical actuation system in coordination with regulatory partners and suppliers.


  • Design electromagnetic actuation (EMA) system architectures
  • Create and validate actuation equipment requirements according to valid airworthiness standards
  • Develop and review engineering deliverables till certification maturity
  • Develop and prepare tests and test setups for actuation subsystem
  • Cooperate closely with other departments, such as avionics, aerodynamics, structure, and energy distribution
  • Identify and contact possible suppliers and evaluate their capabilities
  • Manage our suppliers and support them during our tight collaboration
  • 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 a master degree in mechanical/mechatronic/electrical/electronic engineering or a related field
  • Have at least 3 years of relevant experience in the area of your responsibilities described above
  • Have knowledge in EMA-based airborne systems (incl. EMA motors, control units, position sensing, …)
  • Have understanding of safety-critical development processes and functional safety
  • Bring experience with requirements management tools
  • Have a high level of self-management with the ability to work in a team, as well as autonomous target-oriented, driven workstyle with analytic problem-solving skills
  • Have excellent problem solving, communication, and technical writing skills
  • Moreover, we appreciate if you …

  • Have hands-on experience in aerospace development (ARP4754A)
  • Have experience with equipment qualification (DO160)
  • Bring basic knowledge of EASA/FAA regulations and guidance material and industry standards


  • 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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