Head of Material and Component Testing - Ref. Code 50007366

  • Your responsibilities

    • Manging the Material and Component Testing Department, ensuring the achievement of all project and budget objectives
    • Collecting and approving all budget figures for the department in cooperation with the relevant Chief Engineer to ensure cost optimisation
    • Defining the overall department “Make or Buy” strategy for all activities to ensure respect of the project timeline and of the budget targets
    • Providing the technical guidance and expertise to adequately support the Chief Engineers in their respective roles
    • Ensuring compliance with EASA and related regulation supporting validation of all department processes, test equipment’s and procedures
    • Releasing technical documentation in accordance with the internal process flows
    • Participating in Program Management reviews, reporting achievements of the department & deviations from planning and/or budget and criticalities identifying suitable recovery actions
  • Your qualifications

    • Finished degree in Engineering
    • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in Aviation / Aerospace
    • Knowledge of structural and component test requirements as knowledge of structural and component test processes and benches
    • Relevant Knowledge of Material Characteristics and processes
    • Excellent English skills, both verbally and in writing
    • Proven experience in leading people and project management
    • Knowledge of configuration management
    • Experience with SAP is advantageous
    • 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 office is located in Wetzikon ZH.

  • Your next step

    If you are interested to know more about us please contact us at +41 44 552 61 22 or send your complete application documents in German or English in a single pdf file including following documents to recruiting@koptergroup.com:

    • 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.

  • Location

    Department of Engineering located in CH-8620 Wetzikon.
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