System Engineer Safety and Reliability
CH-8620 Wetzikon
vor 2 Tg.
  • 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.

    Your responsibilities

  • 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
  • Your qualifications

  • 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
  • Our offer

    We are offering an unique job opportunity in an entrepreneurial environment with room to grow in every dimension

    Your next step

    Please send your complete application documents in English.

    Should you have any questions, please contact us

    Department of Engineering located in CH-8620 Wetzikon

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