Part of Leonardo (through its Helicopter division), Kopter is set to become a Centre of Excellence for new light helicopters and an incubator of new technologies;
also contributing to the development of new hybrid and electrical propulsion systems. The single-engine, turbine-powered SH09 now under development will outperform its peers with increased modularity, modern electronic systems, and a larger cabin and cargo hold.
The SH09 delivers latest safety standards, more performance and comfort at low operating costs. Kopter’s 320 talented team members are primarily based near Zurich, Switzerland with corporate / engineering offices at Wetzikon, and the production facilities in the towns of Mollis and Näfels.
Kopter has an additional facility in Munich, Germany where the company is focusing on engineering and Research & Technology activities.
Plan and conduct safety activities according Kopter safety programmes, time and cost effective
Prepare of hazards and safety assessments, parts classification, safety programmes and methodologies
Prepare, support and manage the Rotors, Transmissions and Flight Controls FMEA and lead the Design Assessment process
Support the parts classification and critical parts identification and justification
Act as point of contact for safety topics for the product within the Design Organisation
Implementation of safety methodologies
Support the Airworthiness Review Board and Maintenance Review Board
Liaise with engineering design departments
Liaise with suppliers
A degree (Bsc or Msc) in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering or equivalent
At least three years relevant experience in Reliability and / or Flight Safety. Direct experience in Aerospace would be preferential
Familiar with Reliability Analysis / Prediction tools as much as Safety Analysis software tools is required
Knowledge of ARP4761 and ARP4754A methodologies. Aerospace regulations (e.g. FAR / CS27, Advisory Circulars) would be benefit
Team player skills, self-driven attitude, strong networking skills
Good English language skills (verbal and in writing) is required
Interest to be actively involved in development and certification of the SH09 and future Kopter products
We are offering an unique job opportunity in an entrepreneurial environment with room to grow in every dimension
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Please send your complete application documents in English.
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Department of Engineering located in CH-8620 Wetzikon
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