CVE - Fuselage and Empennage Structures

Your responsibilities

  • Acting as Airworthiness Engineer to provide guidance to the engineering regarding compliance demonstration methodologies
  • Establishing/overseeing the relevant set of certification requirements of new type designs and/or for changes to approved type designs
  • Acting in the Compliance Verification Engineer[1] (CVE) role as an independent check function within the Design Organization and reports directly to the Chief of Office of Airworthiness
  • Checking and releasing of Certification Documents (e.g. Master and/or Discipline Certification Programs, Compliance Check Lists; Master Document List; Manuals and Instruction for Airworthiness; etc.)
  • Negotiating with Engineering Departments; Design Organization Suppliers/Subcontractors and liaising with the Certification Authorities worldwide regarding applicable certification requirements, roadmaps and compliance demonstration documentation
  • Liaising with Chief Engineering Team in charge of fuselage, empennage & landing gear design with regards to initial airworthiness requirements management, qualification and continued airworthiness matters
  • Coordinating with the CVEs on Static Strength and Fatigue and Damage Tolerance matter to contribute to the development of adequate test programs by engineering team
  • Participating to and witnessing of component, system and ground test activities for fuselage, empennage & landing gear elements
  • Independently verifying
    the compliance of proposed type of design data with airworthiness requirements which includes certification guidelines
  • Approving minor changes to approved type design or release of design changes for new type design not being approved
  • Approving concessions for airworthiness matter (use-as-is decision etc.)


[1]
CVE role pending fulfilment of applicable requirements and subsequent nomination by Head of Design Organization

Your qualifications

  • Hold a university degree in aerospace or mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • Proven senior level engineering experience (+5years for EOA role; +10 years for CVE role) with rotary wing aircraft fuselage/empennage and landing gear designs and its structural analysis / testing which includes crash- and fireworthiness matter
  • Knowledge of composite fuselage certification processes is a must, which includes thorough understanding of the production process qualification activities , in-house and at suppliers
  • Overall understanding and knowledge of applicable rotorcraft system architecture is a plus
  • Good English language skills, both verbal and in writing, a working knowledge of German language will be an advantage
  • Very good team player skills, self-driven attitude and the ability to work to fixed deadlines
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 interesting and unique job opportunity in an entrepreneurial environment with room to grow in every dimension. Our Airworthiness Office is located in Wetzikon ZH.

Your next step

If you are interested to know more about us please 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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