Team Leader Metallic Materials & Processes

  • Kopter Group AG specializes in the development, production, commercialization and support of a new generation of helicopters. It is based in the Zurich region and currently employs 250 people. Its first model, the single turbine SH09, offers the highest standards of safety, comfort and performance, coupled with low operating costs. Additionally, it provides the largest cabin/cargo volumes, outstanding modularity and the latest generation of electronic systems. Built for the most demanding missions, the SH09 helicopter is generating an excellent market response.
  • Your responsibilities

    • Technical lead for metallic material topics and guidance of M&P engineers, students & trainees 
    • Responsibility for all related M&P activities within and outside the organisation
    • Responsibility for ensuring compliance with EASA and related regulations
    • Responsibility for managing delegated M&P personnel
    • Identify all related metallic M&P topics in cooperation with engineering (Design, Stress & Fatigue), Production, Purchasing, Quality etc.
    • Identify and evaluate future materials and processes for kopter use.
    • Provide guidance to M&P-Engineers to ensure correct project planning and execution.
    • Monitor and report all ongoing M&P activities and costs versus budget to the Chief Engineer. 
    • Present achieved project results within PDR, CDR and project meetings.
    • Validate metallic M&P documentation in accordance with process flow.
    • Plan and coordinate supplier activities with respect to metallic Material and Processes.
    • Validate DO/PO documents and drawings with respect to Material & Processes.
    • Manage continuous review and improvement of M&P specifications and document templates.
    • Provide or manage technical support to SQA for audits of DO and PO suppliers.
    • Provide or manage technical support to Production organisations.
    • Act as deputy in absence of the Chief Engineer
  • Your qualifications

    • Hold a degree in engineering discipline (Aerospace, Materials or equivalent)
    • Minimum 5 years of relevant professional Materials & Processes experience in the aerospace and metallic industry
    • Very good knowledge of aerospace material characteristics, at least 5 years of experience
    • Very good knowledge of aerospace material processes, at least 5 years of experience
    • Good English language skills, minimum on level B2
    • Good leadership skills, minimum 1-2 years of experience
    • Good Project Management skills, minimum 1-2 years of experience
  • Our offer

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

    If you are interested, please submit your complete application documents in English.

    • Cover letter (including Nationality; only Swiss Nationals, EU Nationals or valid Swiss Working Permit will be considered.)
    • CV
    • Diplomas
    • Employment references
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  • Location

    Department of Materials & Processes located in CH-8620 Wetzikon.
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