Head of Material & Processes

Are you passionate about technology and like to take on complex technical challenges? Do you want to work in exciting projects at renowned clients? At ALTEN we believe that knowing and meeting the expectations of our consultants is a key factor in our success. Our consultants make the difference. Do you want to make the difference too?


  • Setup of the materials and process department including recruitment
  • People management / lead of department¬†
  • Planning of qualification strategy
  • Communication with aviation authorities
  • Engineering support on material and process selection
  • Research on new technologies, underlying physical effects, or case studies to support evaluations of concepts
  • Provide guidance to less experienced engineers
  • Support on ad-hoc tasks


  • Degree in mechanical-, aerospace-, materials engineering or similar¬†(Ph.D./ M. Sc. preferred)
  • 10+ years of professional experience
  • Experience in the field of materials and process qualification
  • In-depth experience with composite materials and manufacturing processes
  • Experience reviewing engineering documentation including drawings, models, specifications and standards
  • Experience in material test definition and design allowable development
  • Experience in fatigue and damage testing is beneficial
  • Driven individual with the ability to probe & challenge assumptions
  • High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as individually
  • Target-oriented working style with analytical problem solving skills
  • Fluent English language skills are essential, fluent German or any other language would be beneficial

We are looking forward to getting to know you and your ambitions!

Activated at 05/13/2019
Locations Munich
Category Consultants
Contact Nadine Weber
Reference AD000102