MTU Aero Engines develops, manufactures, sells and services commercial and military propulsion systems for airplanes and helicopters, as well as industrial gas turbines. The key to our success is developing the propulsion systems of tomorrow - even more economical, lower in emissions and quieter. With over 12,000 employees, we are present around the world, but we make our home in Germany. You, too, can become part of our dedicated Team as a

Flying Fuel Cell Mechanical Design and Integration Engineer (all genders)

​in Munich (Hybrid)

​​​​Code - AEFA 623


  • Formative role in the Development and Integration of MTU’s Flying Fuel Cell (FFC) propulsion system; a hydrogen-electric, fuel-cell-based propulsion option for future climate-neutral aircraft
  • Mechanical Design of the FFC engine on propulsion system level
  • Integration of the FFC sub-systems and components (electrical powertrain, hydrogen fuel system, thermal management system, etc.) into a coherent aircraft engine, balancing various functional, performance and installation requirements
  • Close collaboration with the other FFC Engineering functions, yielding the globally optimized system
  • Collaboration in the frame of the FFC system development with the international FFC mechanical design team
  • Specification of propulsion system installation requirements
  • Support of certification and qualification of the FFC propulsion system including the associated safety analyses, in particular Zonal Safety Analysis
  • Preparation of the industrialization of the FFC propulsion system
  • Support of the technical Project Management and Chief Engineering from the preliminary design phase for new projects up to delivery of the future FFC engine
  • Contribution to the evolutionary improvement of system development processes and tools
  • Collaboration with external industry and research partners in the frame of FFC technology development
  • Coordination of national and European research projects in the context of the FFC 


  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace or a comparable field
  • Profound Experience in the field of Mechanical Design and Integration in Aerospace, preferably in the field of aircraft systems or aircraft engines
  • Demonstrated experience leading mechanical design feasibility studies
  • Knowledge of Aerospace Processes, Methods and Standards for System Development, Validation & Verification, Qualification and Certification, e.g. ARP4754, ARP4761, Do160
  • Preferably experience with integrating high-voltage systems and components for the aviation industry
  • Ability to dissect complex interdisciplinary challenges into a practical and tangible course of action
  • Scientific curiosity and creativity combined with an eye for what is feasible and essential when solving complex technical problems
  • Proven analytical and organizational skills
  • Enjoy working in interdisciplinary teams and with external stakeholders
  • Very good knowledge of English


We offer you numerous additional services that are tailored to your needs. These include extensive further training and customized development programs, an attractive pension scheme, health and fitness offers (e.g. through our cooperation with EGYM Wellpass and Bicycle leasing), measures to combine family and professional life, such as flexible working time models or the possibility of mobile working. MTU provides individual support for newcomers when moving to the greater Munich area. We offer you the best possible conditions for your success!

We shape the future of aviation and bridge cultures and people. Our employees' diverse ideas, experiences and perspectives are essential to our success. As an employer, we are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace.


Give your career a boost and send us your complete application. Please indicate your earliest possible start date and your salary requirement, and use our online application form, which you can access directly from this page.

We look forward to getting to know you.

Your Recruiter:

Constanze Schober

Tel.: 089-1489 2506