Systems Engineer - Propulsion

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    Swiss Franc80 - Swiss Franc90 per hour

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    Duarte Monington

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    December 2024

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    Duarte Monington

On behalf of my aerospace client based in Switzerland, I am seeking an experienced Systems Engineer specialising in Propulsion / Power Systems.

Based in the Zurich area, this project is expected to run until at least December this year with extensions beyond this period quite likely.

Typically, your day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Main point of contact for the engine integration from a systems engineering perspective
  • Coordinating tasks with other engineering teams (Stress, Airworthiness, Structures, Avionics, Safety, Flight Test, etc.) regarding system interfaces and overall engine integration
  • Liaise with engine manufacturer and component suppliers regularly
  • Define, maintain and demonstrate compliance to system requirements against aircraft and certification requirements
  • Requirements management of the propulsion system
  • Technical Leadership to manage the certification progress and responsibility for coordinating the system requirements verification activities
  • Coordinate and lead on the system design, integration, qualification, testing, and certification activities with internal departments, suppliers and other service providers

Therefore, I am ideally seeking candidates that can demonstrate the following skills and expertise:

  • Experience with rotor-craft or aircraft propulsion systems (i.e. Intake, Exhaust, Oil/Fuel & Control System, Engine Mounts and Fire Detection & Seals)
  • Experience in project management (i.e. reporting, planning & stakeholder management)
  • Siemens NX or similar CAD software
  • Requirement management experience (Doors or similar)
  • Supplier management skills
  • Ability to review 3D solid models and 2D drawings in CAD
  • Understanding of
    • manufacturing methods for sheet metal parts and machined parts
    • mechanical fasteners (permanent and removable)
    • metallic materials processing like heat treat, surface treatment etc.
    • non-metallic materials and composite materials
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and a pro-active sense of communication
  • Ability to coordinate and manage system development efforts for the propulsion systems
  • English minimum B2 (verbal and written)

Does this sound like you? If so and you'd like to apply please click the link on this advert and I'll call you as soon as possible to discuss the opportunity in more detail.