Lead Engineer Rotorheads and Controls
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

  • Responsible for leading the design and development of parts and sub-assemblies according to the given requirements
  • Responsible for coordination of sub-projects
  • Develops design methods and guidelines
  • Responsible for liaising with other team members and other teams on a technical level
  • Lead the design and development of mechanical parts and sub-assemblies, interacting with the relevant departments.
  • Develop design guidelines and methods.
  • Checking of technical documentation.
  • Prepare technical specification for vendor components.
  • Interact and follow the vendors during design and development.
  • Supervise engineering and qualification testing activities, preparing the relative test plans and reports.
  • Follow the prototypes activities, performing inspections and attending system and sub-systems assembly and installation.
  • Your qualifications

  • Master degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering
  • Experience in design and development of Rotorheads and flight controls systems is a must
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in the aerospace industry
  • Good knowledge of CAD software
  • Basic knowledge of TeamCenter
  • Basic knowledge of EASA Part 21
  • Design and development of complex mechanical systems (3 year minimum)
  • Self-driven and proactive way of working
  • Analytic and problem solving attitude
  • Design and development of complex mechanical systems.
  • Experience in rotorheads and flight controls.
  • CAD and drawing preparation for mechanical parts and assemblies
  • Basic knowledge of Siemens NX is preferred
  • Experience in the helicopter industry is an additional advantage
  • English spoken and written (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 located in CH-8620 Wetzikon

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