Head of Production Wingcopter Inc. (m/f/d)

  • Kentucky
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

Do you want to shape the future of aviation? Do you share our vision of saving and improving lives through technology with a purpose? Then join our ambitious team of young talents and experienced professionals!

We at Wingcopter design innovative, high-performance drones that are operated all over the world in commercial and humanitarian operations. Our drone technology saves and improves lives every day.

Currently, we are looking for a Head of Production Wingcopter Inc. (m/f/d) to join our Team.

What You’ll Do:

  • Be a responsible and representative for the production site of Wingcopter Inc.

  • Execute and guarantee the finalization of the industrial manufacturing of Wingcopter products in alignment with the supply chain of the German headquarter 

  • Ensure the production standards of a Wingcopter product in accordance to approved design data

  • Develop, revise and update quality check procedures as required in coordination with the Quality Department

  • Issuing authorized released documents under Wingcopter production certificate. Better check if the release is for HoP or HoQ
    Create productive and transparent relationships with the FAA

  • Supporting HoQ in auditing supplier in accordance to FAA standards

  • Conduct goods receiving and incoming goods inspection by storing aircrafts and spare parts from GER

  • Conduct the shipment of the finished aircraft to customer and ensure the correct handling of customs

  • Manage and develop the local team of the production site

  • Implement and maintain work safety standards per applicable local regulations

  • Be responsible for inventory management within production

  • Balance quality, productivity, cost, safety, and morale to achieve results in all areas

  • Work to continuously improve in all areas

  • Perform all company business in accordance with all regulations and company policy and procedures of Wingcopter GER

What You’ll Need:

  • A Bachelor´s degree preferred or relevant work experience in all aspects of production and manufacturing, with specialization on aviation, aerospace engineering and management or other related field

  • 5+ years of experience in issuing airworthiness approvals for aircrafts, aircraft engines, unmanned aircraft systems or rotorcrafts (according to FAR 23/ 25/ 27 or 29)

  • In-depth knowledge of FAA 14 CFR Part 21-G requirements to authorize the release of products under the scope of Wingcopter Production Certificate

  • Leadership experience and high degree of self-organization

  • Ability to work safely in a fast-paced industrial environment

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others

  • Self-motivated and proactive tendencies that require minimal supervision, work comfortable in a cross-functional setting and in a constantly evolving environment, and demonstrate the ability to stay calm in stressful and uncertain times, inspiring the same in the team

  • Experience in model flight (multi-rotor and fixed wing) is a plus

  • Willingness to travel for short and extended trips to GER as needed

What you bring as a perfect candidate:

  • You are a team player.

  • You have a can-do mentality.

  • You believe that technology can have a positive impact on society and our future.

What We’ll Offer:

  • A highly motivated team
  • The exciting life of a fast-growing tech startup
  • The opportunity to develop and implement your own ideas
  • The active promotion of your personal and professional development
  • The chance to have a positive impact through your work

  Company Laptop

  Flexible Working Hours

  Employee Events