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about 1 year ago
Kopter Group AG
Location: Pfäffikon
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Giovanna Rigon
Sector: Aircraft
Category: Designer Jobs, Engineers Jobs

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

Your responsibilities:

  • 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

Your qualifications:

  • 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!


Our offer:
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.

Your next step:
If you are interested to know more about us please contact us or send your complete application documents in English in a single pdf file including following documents:

  • Cover letter (including Photo and Nationality; only Swiss Nationals, EU Nationals or valid Swiss Working Permit)
  • Reference Code
  • CV
  • Diplomas
  • Employment references

Please note that after thorough consideration of your application you will only be contacted if we require additional information or if you are selected to continue in the recruitment process.


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