Mechanical System Engineer

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    Cass Liley

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Aerospace Mechanical System Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical System Engineer
Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
Contract Length: 6 to 12 months, possibility of extension
Rate: 90 CHF per hour
Start Date: ASAP

Role Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of various mechanical systems and components.
  • Define, validate, and verify requirements to comply with FAR/EASA-CS 23 regulations.
  • Manage technical communication and vendor relationships with external suppliers.
  • Prepare test reports and certification documentation.
  • Provide support for aircraft production and address technical queries during in-service operations.
  • Oversee vendor development projects.


  • MUST be an EU or Swiss Passport-holder, or already have a Swiss Work Permit
  • University degree in aeronautical, mechanical, or mechatronics engineering.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in aerospace mechanical systems, particularly in development, integration, and certification.
  • Strong expertise in aircraft mechanical systems, including Secondary Flight Control System components and actuators.
  • Familiarity with CS/FAR Part 23, RTCA DO-160, -178, -254, and SAE ARP 4754A.
  • Demonstrated project and supplier management skills, along with problem-solving abilities for complex technical issues.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (CEFR Level C2 or IELTS 8) within a multinational work environment; knowledge of German is desirable.

If you have the required experience for, and are interested in, this role then please submit an up to date CV and let me know of a good time to discuss.