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Head of Flight Test (m/f/d)

Come help us build the world´s most advanced amphibious aircraft at Dornier Seawings!

For development and certification of the aircraft type flight testing is an important and interesting task to determine the system´s performance and suitability as well as to show compliance with the applicable airworthiness requirements in a dynamic and motivated environment.


  • Flight Test department coordination

  • Overall program, campaigns, team-planning (overall planning)

  • Quality Management procedures and process coordination

  • Personnel and technical responsibility for FT-employees

  • Budget and personnel planning

  • Support and consulting of management

  • Reporting to management

  • Sales and Marketing support


  • Experience in flight testing of a civil aircraft

  • Experience in civil aircraft certification with EASA (CS23 – CS25)

  • Structured, independent and solution oriented way of working

  • Flexible worker, prepared to support and act in other functions across the organization and offsite for campaigns

  • International mind-set, experienced in liaison/control of third parties

  • Good knowledge of the English language

  • Good knowledge of the German language preferred

  • Good communication skills and good Team worker, having an analytical and process oriented mind-set

  • Good knowledge of all MS-Office software

  • Experience with Siemens Teamcenter PLM Software (10.x) will be an advantage

  • Experience with SAP ERP System


The successful candidate shall have:

  • a master´s degree in aeronautical engineering, alternatively a similar degree or an adequate education and experience in the aeronautical industry.

  • a flight test pilot school training as test pilot or flight test engineer.

  • working and leading experience in the aeronautical industry for Flight testing (min. 10years).


  • Hours per week: 40

  • Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Wessling, Bavaria, Germany  

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