Kopter Group AG specializes in the development, production, commercialization and support of a new generation of helicopters. It is based in the Zurich region and currently employs 250 people. Its first model, the single turbine SH09, offers the highest standards of safety, comfort and performance, coupled with low operating costs. Additionally, it provides the largest cabin/cargo volumes, outstanding modularity and the latest generation of electronic systems. Built for the most demanding missions, the SH09 helicopter is generating an excellent market response.
In order to support our Structure Team in Wetzikon ZH we are looking for an experienced
Lead Engineer - Structure
Ref. Code 50001328
Overall responsibility for planning and coordination of development activities for the helicopter primary and secondary structure
Technical project lead for assigned development projects, including coordination of the project activities with other project members, production, testing and suppliers
Prepare, check and release mechanical design within CAD system
Support production of prototype parts/equipment/systems and implementation in SH09
Write and review system requirement documents and engineering reports for certification
Liaise with suppliers on a technical level, and coordination of subcontract work packages
Coordination of systems and helicopter assembly with the production team
Prepare and review test requirement documents and support component, ground, and flight test activities
Hold a university degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering or equivalent
At least 5 years of relevant work experience in the aerospace industry, preferably helicopters, composite
Experience with coordination of complex development projects
Knowledge of aircraft integration standards and certification processes is desirable
Good team player skills, self-driven attitude and the ability to work to fixed deadlines
Experience with SAP, NX and Teamcenter
Good English language skills, both verbal and in writing
We address an independent specialist with distinctive analytical skills, who wants to take an active role within a small team of engineers. The ideal candidate likes to have contacts with internal and external customers, is able to assume increased responsibility and has a sane portion of assertiveness.
If you are willing to take part in creating the next generation of helicopters in a highly collaborative environment, then you are the right one for our team!
We are offering an exciting job opportunity in an entrepreneurial environment with room to grow in every dimension. Our office is located in Wetzikon ZH.
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