Your Mission

As Production Engineer Automation you will hold responsibility for implementing a completely autonomously flow operation in various departments to exceed expectations for product quality, cost and delivery, maximizing efficiency, optimizing production levels and driving operational excellence. Further you will also cover CAD related topics in the Production Engineering team and will check the readiness for production of parts, assemblies, and methods. Building a rocket, we have the following key production processes: additive manufacturing, CNC turning and milling, assembly processes, carbon fiber composites, electronics manufacturing and welding. Some of the processes are fully automated. Our machine park includes only the most advanced and latest machinery and equipment.

More specifically, you will:

  • Check models, assemblies and manufacturing methods and challenge possible difficulties before production release
  • Identifying opportunities to increase efficiency with automation (robots, cobots, vehicles)
  • Designing, testing, troubleshooting and optimizing automated systems
  • Developing tests and simulations to ensure the systems work as intended
  • Creating a connection between information inputs, controllers and outputs
  • Implement Human-machine interfaces in production
  • Ensure that the function operates in accordance with any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff and visitors
  • Work closely with internal and external key stakeholders, regarding technical support, striving for best-in-class products and business practices
  • Define respective production methods and routings

Who you are and what you have:

  • BSc/MSc in an engineering discipline
  • Experience in automated production systems, and in implementing quality oriented production
  • Programming skills for robots (e.g. Kuka) and interfaces (e.g. PLC)
  • Strong practical experience with CAD Software (e.g. SolidWorks, NX or similar)
  • Strong knowledge in various manufacturing methods (e.g. milling, turning, metal sheet, carbon fiber or additive manufacturing)
  • Lean production knowledge
  • Highly organized and results orientated with ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines
  • Resilient, self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
  • Outstanding communication skills, fluent in English, German is a plus

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in quality assurance, automated testing (e.g. NDT, Ultrasonic)


  • 30 days holiday 
  • Subsidised lunch 
  • Individual learning budget 
  • Virtual company shares
  • Qualitrain Sport Clubs membership
  • Customized company pension plan

We also offer:

  • Rental clothing with laundry service
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free snacks and fruit
  • Free drinks and coffee
  • Break area with fully equipped kitchen
  • Parking spaces directly in front of the building
  • Regular subsidised team events

Who we are 

We are Isar Aerospace and we are at the forefront of New Space building a modern space business to enable faster, better and cheaper access to space. 

Our mission is to help democratise space and use it for good in order to improve life on Earth now and for the future generations. 

We are a fast-growing company aiming to provide sustainable and environmentally friendly launch solutions for small and medium-sized satellites and constellations into Low Earth Orbit. The company is privately funded by world-leading technology investors with strong commitment and support and our team is made of driven and talented people with a real passion for space innovation. 

We're making rockets in a way that hasn't been done before disrupting a traditional industry. If you are up for the challenge, want to work on cutting-edge projects and be part of a team changing the world for better, come, join us and launch your career! 

Want to find out more about us? 


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