Line Manager (m/f/d) Job at Volocopter GmbH in Bruchsal

Company Description

We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring Urban Air Mobility to life, by establishing air taxis in addition to current transportation options in megacities globally. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopter (www.volocopter.com).

As a continuously growing company, we are working on the transition to an agile work environment, which includes the implementation of the SAFe framework. To support this development, as well as the later continuous improvement, we are searching for an experienced Line Manager to join our team.

Job Description

We are looking for an outstanding and empathic as well as entrepreneurial Line Manager (m/f/d) with the following responsibilities:

Experienced working with agile frameworks (SAFe, LESS)

Point of contact for employees and the leadership team

Disciplinary responsibility for up to 50 people in the development projects

Identifies gaps in the skillset of the teams and will solve them together with the responsible stakeholders

Is responsible for hiring and onboarding of new employees

Identifies personal development paths and plans for further development of the employees

Plans and oversees trainings in coordination with People & Organisation

Demonstrates genuine interest in the team and listens closely to desires, complaints and observations of each employee

Encourages the feedback culture

Identifies conflicts in the team and solves them

Is dedicated to an excellent Volocopter employee journey as the most important task

Encourages the sharing of knowledge, experience and trainings in and between teams


As a Line Manager (m/f/d), you are the right match for us if you bring the following:

You have a track record in international AAA-companies and know how to build and lead top notch (engineering) teams

You are experienced in leading in agile set ups as well as using the SAFe framework

You are a true people enthusiast and you know the science behind leading people in business

You have proven to lead smaller and bigger groups successfully and you are able to motivate teams to their fullest potential

You have a clear picture and methodology of leadership and management and you know how to make fair and thinking-forward decisions

You are eager to learn every day; therefore, you are on top re. the latest research re. management and leadership

You are 100% familiar with organisational theories as well as with individual psychology and entrepreneurial decisions

You are open-minded, inclusive and a servant leader

You are one of the strongest communicators on earth; being able to communicate in English and one other language

Additional Information

Our offer

Fast-growing high tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners

Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation

The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch

Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths

An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, great team spirit

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employee. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts within each of our teams. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.

About the Company

Company: Volocopter GmbH

Company Location:  Bruchsal

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