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Technical Variance Engineer (m/f/d)

Also interesting for: Production Engineers, Process Engineers or Technical Clerks (m/f/d)

N3 Engine Overhaul Services (N3) is the European centre of excellence for the maintenance and repair of Rolls-Royce Trent engines. engines of the Trent series. The joint venture between Lufthansa Technik AG and Rolls-Royce plc is located at the gates of Arnstadt, in Thuringia's largest industrial area "Erfurter Kreuz". More than 700 employees service the engines of 50 international airlines on behalf of Rolls-Royce.


  • completed university education of at least 3 years in the field of aviation or mechanical engineering.
  • at least 5 years of professional experience in aviation, in the field of work preparation or engine repair and overhaul
  • extensive knowledge of the functionality of engine components and systems
  • good knowledge of engine documentation and applicable airworthiness and safety requirements
  • customer and goal orientation
  • flexible, independent and punctual working style
  • good communication skills, ability to work in a team - and ability to work under pressure
  • good knowledge of German language desirable (B1) / will to learn


  • collate and assess technical variances across the production teams and obtain TVs (Technical Variances) from Rolls-Royce
  • identifying necessary and strategic changes in the manual and developing change proposals
  • planning and implementing process-related improvements to optimise quality, cost and time
  • actively communicate proposals for alternative repair techniques to Rolls-Royce
  • coordinating and communicating technical deviations to the mechanic teams and to Rolls-Royce
  • working closely with internal project and customer teams to ensure a trouble-free process


You do not meet all the requirements described or come from a non-aviation industry? No problem - at N3 you work in a team and are fully trained by experienced colleagues.


  • living the N3 values: trust, responsibility, transparency
  • attractive pay and special benefits according to the collective agreement
  • 30 days' holiday, special leave arrangements, flexitime
  • responsible and exciting tasks in the safety-relevant field of aeronautical engineering
  • perfect teamwork, individual induction training
  • active feedback and participation culture, idea management
  • individual on-the-job and off-the-job trainings
  • ideal location with excellent infrastructure
  • company reintegration management  


  • in-house company doctor
  • canteen with a wide range of meals
  • company sports club
  • many purchasing advantages and special discounts for employees, e.g. in the areas of technology, living and travel
  • subsidy for the purchase of a new bicycle


Please apply via our online applicant portal and send us your complete application documents including your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date. If you have any questions about the application process or the advertised position, please contact: