A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. Every day we are pushing the very boundaries of technology and customer experience to deliver something that has never been done before.â€ Â
What we do here is hard, but then very few things worth achieving are easy. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with our world-
class team of more than 300 leaders, experts and engineers who are as passionate about changing the world as you are.â€ Â
Weâ€™re also passionate about diversity : we want you to come as you are, no matter your background. As long as you share our desire to push the limits of whatâ€™s possible,â€ youâ€™ll fit right in.â€ Â
YourÂ role Â and yourÂ team : Â
We are seeking a Head of Corporate Quality and Programme Compliance management to ensure adherence with all applicable statutory, company and customer requirements.
Reporting to the Chief Quality Officer you will be responsible for coordinating the quality activities and interfaces of the various divisions and departments of the company, including Finance, People, Design Engineering, Manufacturing, Maintenance and Air Operations.
In this role you are ensuring the continuous growth and effectiveness of LiliumÂ s Quality Management System.
The Quality Design Engineering team plays a critical role in ensuring our business achieves the relevant approvals we'll need to certify and operate the Lilium Jet.
We monitor our DesignÂ Organisation Â Approvals (DOA) and the Design Assurance of Engineering Quality.Â
Your Day to Day :
Supporting the Chief Quality Officer in strategic planning to support a global customer focused company operation.
Setting comprehensive goals for performance and growth for the Quality Management System within the Divisions that support agreed company objectives
Coordination and management oversight of Divisional Quality Management activities in association with the Divisional Leads.
Overseeing and establishing that each Division has both clear and comprehensive processes / procedures and associated defined roles & responsibilities
Development and maintenance of the Lilium annual Compliance Monitoring Plan (CMP) to ensure the organisation remains compliant with all aspects of statutory, regulatory, business and customer requirements and ensuring that the programme is executed in accordance with the approved Audit Plans.
Working with the Head of Corporate Quality Assurance to ensure support and timely execution of all internal and external audit activities and any resultant corrective actions.
Development of the Corporate Quality and Compliance training programme
Development of global quality managementÂ strategies and plans
Building a world class Quality Management team through strong people leadership.
Working with the Process Excellence team to ensure continuous improvement and effectiveness of the Quality Management System in compliance with the regulatory and business objectives
Ensuring timely identification and associated controls for supplier quality management activities across the organisation.
Supporting on-time delivery of compliant product and service deliverables in conjunction with Programme Management and Programme Quality Leads
Leading Quality Reviews to ensure effective critical assessment of company solutions against statutory, business and customer requirements
Deputising for the Chief Quality Officer as required
Representing the company at industry meetings, working groups, conferences and committees
Your Profile :
An individual with a â€œSolutionsâ€ oriented and positive attitude with willingness to learn and improve on skills and knowledge.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including report writing
Experience in a Quality Assurance / Management role in the Aviation Industry with knowledge of Aviation industry standards essential.
Knowledge of EASA Part 21J, EASA Part 21G, and Part 145 requirements and related working practices and standards
Previous Lead Auditor experience desirable.
Knowledgeable in recognized Aerospace standards (e.g. AS / EN / JISQ 9100)
Ability to interface well at all levels within the business, with suppliers, partners and customers and to convey complex requirements with clarity to stakeholders.
Qualified to degree level in a recognised Aerospace Engineering discipline.
Proven track record in building and leading a high performing team
Minimum of 10 yearsâ€™ experience in working in an EASA Part-21 or similar regulated aviation organization.
Entrepreneurial and engaging leadership style, forward thinker, fostering a growth mindset
Ability to foster a collaborative team environment with open communication, identifying problems and establishing resolutions.
Building a strong reputation for Lilium by instant personal credibility based on experience, personality and strong stakeholder management
Strong planning and management skills
Excellent business acumen and ability to translate between technical challenges, business, market and people challenges whilst assuring maintenance of quality standards.
Driven to take ownership and holds oneself and others accountable for delivering results
Ability to support occasional national and international travel at short notice
Experience of working directly with customersÂ internally and externally at a senior level.
Life at Lilium : Â
Our HQ is designed to make working at Lilium as comfortable as possible. Weâ€™ve got the basics covered with ample parking and free transport links to local stations, but itâ€™s also a fun place to work, with shared working spaces, rooms with sofas and hammocks, and a rooftop terrace where you can watch planes taking off all day long.
Finally, weâ€™re big believers in the idea that your health is central to your happiness, so weâ€™ve invested in providing an extensive gym, free yoga sessions, bikes you can borrow to cycle round our campus, a relaxation room and three free meals a day. Â
Relocating : Â
In order to build a world-class team, we welcome people from all over the world. From free language tuition to relocation assistance and visa sponsorship, weâ€™ll support you on every step of your journey.Â Â
Lilium isâ€ an equal opportunityâ€ employer and welcomes applications from allâ€ qualified individuals regardless ofÂ ethnicity , sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.â€ Â