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Enable the World's Transition to Sustainable Air Mobility

Powertrain Engineer

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We at AirCar, pioneering the transition to sustainable urban air mobility by developing electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs).


We don't do things the way they’ve always been done. Motivated by a sustainable future, we work with an inclusive environment in which everyone explores their true potential to carry humanity for the next era of urban mobility.


We don't have a corporate hierarchy and bureaucratic conventions but open communication and a collaborative working environment. By promoting innovative and disruptive culture, anyone with the energy and focus to solve hard problems has a seat at AirCar. Join our team to build the future, together.

Job Description:

As Powertrain Engineer you will be responsible for developing multicopter powertrain systems at prototype level. For this purpose, you manage proper baselining of requirements and coherence through all levels of specifications, drive powertrain requirement validation, supplier management, product delivery testing and monitoring the powertrain systems.


  • Create and own the electric powertrain (DC electric motor, inverter, and propeller) models in a multidisciplinary simulation environment

  • Lead the powertrain model validation, testing and modeling effort

  • Support aircraft level trade studies involving the electric propulsion system

  • Support design and analysis activities to verify business and regulatory requirements will be met with high confidence

What you get out of this job:

  • Contribute directly to the future of aviation

  • Build up new things from scratch

  • Growth and learning opportunities in a new emerging trillion-dollar industry

  • No corporate hierarchy and bureaucracy. The best idea wins

  • Flexible work time

  • Attractive salary package

  • Company stock options based on performance


  • B.Sc./M.Sc./Ph.D. in relevant discipline

  • Experience in aviation or EV industry in powertrain, DC motors or Invertors

  • Completed (designed/built/tested) high voltage/high power designs at 400V

  • Experience with powertrain simulation

  • Preferred experience in DC motor design, SiC FOC based inverters

  • Preferred experience in rotorcrafts large drones or EV industries

  • Experience in numerical modeling and dynamic simulation of complex systems


  • Good understanding of all technical aspects related to aircraft systems and aircraft flight physics

  • Self-starter with the ability work both autonomously and as part of a team, hands-on attitude

  • Good writing and speaking skills in English, excellent communication, negotiation skills

  • Available to travel, if/as required

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