Test Engineer Powertrain (m/f/x) Job in Weßling

Location: Weßling
Branch: Aviation
40 Hours per Week

With professional experience

Project description:
As an engineer for powertrain testing, you will manage the complete process of testing from requirements breakdown, concept development through calculation, design, test execution and data processing for a client in the aerospace industry. With many interfaces to the engineering teams like Propulsion, Structures, and Avionics your work comprises multidisciplinary tasks, which require focused, efficient, and proactive thinking to achieve effective and creative test approaches.


  • Planning and setup of equipment and labs for testing an electrical propulsion system for a next-gen eVTOL
  • Identification of test rig requirements in relation to aircraft, system, and sub-system requirements
  • Holistic and agile test & test rig development including concept, design, data acquisition and documentation
  • Pragmatic evaluation of test concepts with idealization of physical effects and first principles reasoning approach
  • Coordination with interfacing teams from Engineering, CAD, Calculation and Production


  • Degree in mechatronic/electrical engineering (M. Sc. / Ph.D.) or a related field
  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience with powertrain testing (e.g. engines, actuators)
  • Experience in test & test rig development, test execution & data processing
  • Experience with sensors, data acquisition and control systems
  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as individually
  • Fluent English language skills

also a big plus would be:

  • Experience with multi-kW electrical machines and power electronics
  • Experience in aerospace certification processes and procedures
  • Fluent German or any other language skills

We offer:

Corporate Benefits
Free beverages
Individual further education
360° Support: feedback meetings, career planning, relocation support, etc.
Flexible working hours and opportunities for remote work
Company pension plan & capital-forming benefits
30 days vacation and flexible holiday planning
Regular team events
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Your contact partner:


Alexander Kass

Parkring 31
85748 Garching
Mail: alexander.kass@k-tronik.de

Please apply only online via the "Apply now" button. If you have any questions about the position, please contact us by mail.

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