Safety & Reliability Engineer
CH-8620 Wetzikon
vor 3 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 AW09 now under development will outperform its peers with increased modularity, modern electronic systems, and a larger cabin and cargo hold.

    The AW09 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.

    Your responsibilities

  • Conduct safety activities according to Kopter safety programs, time and cost effective
  • Prepare system safety documentation, such as SFHA, P / SSA following Kopter’s defined methodologies
  • Review of suppliers’ safety and reliability documentation for the assigned systems
  • Liaise with engineering design departments, airworthiness department, customer support and suppliers for safety and reliability subjects
  • Your skills, experience and qualifications

  • A degree (Bsc or Msc) in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in safety in aviation industry, experience in rotorcraft industry would be beneficial
  • Good knowledge of one or more systems : Avionic System, Electrical System, Fuel System, Environmental Control System, Hydraulic System
  • Familiar with Isograph FaultTree+ or PTC Windchill
  • Knowledge of SAE ARP4761 and ARP4754A
  • Knowledge of aviation regulations (FAR 27 / CS-27, or FAR 29 / CS-29, or FAR 23 / CS-23, or FAR 25 / CS-25) are required
  • Team player skills, self-driven attitude, strong networking skills
  • Interest to be actively involved in development and certification of the AW09 and future Kopter products
  • Good English language skills (verbal and in writing) Minimum B2
  • Our offer

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

    Your next step

    If you are interested, please submit your complete application documents in English including the following documents :

  • Cover letter
  • Diplomas
  • Employment references
  • Please note, that this job is only open to candidates, holding a valid Swiss Working Permit / EU Nationals / Swiss Nationals.

    Department of Engineering located in CH-8620 Wetzikon

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