Testing Team Manager

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About the job

  • US
  • Competitive USD / Year

We are looking for a Testing Team Manager, who will oversee the management, organization, and growth of both the laboratory testing team (responsible for equipment, systems, and tests) and the flight test team (handling ground and flight tests).

While the flight test execution will be carried out by the Ops team, your teams will play a pivotal role in defining test parameters, procedures, means, and execution, ensuring the successful testing of our innovative eVTOL aircraft, This role offers the opportunity to lead a multicultural team and make a significant impact on the development speed and safety of our client’s groundbreaking aircraft.

* Paid relocation to Japan with Visa support

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage, organize, and grow the laboratory testing team and flight test team.
  • Collaborate with design groups (including structure, powertrain, flight systems, and flight science) to clarify test definitions and procedures.
  • Define test means, procure and install equipment, and validate them for all lab, ground, and flight tests.
  • Oversee the execution of tests for laboratory and ground testing, and produce comprehensive test reports.
  • Lead debrief sessions with test requesters to discuss test outcomes and findings.

Essential Skills:

  • Experience in setting up test teams and laboratories for flying vehicles, along with flight test support expertise.
  • Proficiency in English.
  • Ability to lead an interdisciplinary international team effectively.

Desirable Skills:

  • Proficiency in Japanese.
  • Strong network in the aerospace equipment testing world.

Sound interesting? Apply to find out more.