Engine/ Powerplant Systems Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Defence, Aerospace

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  • Salary:

    Swiss Franc80 - Swiss Franc95 per hour

  • Contact:

    Duarte Monington

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  • Duration:

    31/12/24 +

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  • Consultant:

    Duarte Monington

Are you an Engine Systems / Power-plant Systems specialist? If so, I would be interested in speaking to you in more detail about the below opportunity.

My client is a an industry-leading name in the aerospace sector, due to an influx of projects they are currently seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to join their team based in the Zurich area. Some key information about this opportunity is as follows:

Day-to-day tasks:

  • Be the focal point for the engine controls and engine integration incl. all relevant units and components
  • Coordinating with other engineering teams (Avionics, Electrical, Flight physics, Flight Operations, Transmissions etc.) regarding system interfaces and overall engine integration into the aircraft.
  • Liaise and manage flight test events, safety analysis and open problem reports with the engine manufacturer and component suppliers
  • Flight Test support incl. flight test data review and analysis
  • Define, maintain and demonstrate compliance to functional system/aircraft and certification requirements including documentation such as Flight Test Orders, System Description Document, Ground and Flight Test Reports, Acceptance Test Procedure etc.
  • Requirements management and technical responsibility of the propulsion control and indication system including engine electrical and system interfaces
  • Definition, Preparation, Execution and reporting of critical certification flight tests and avionics test including root cause investigation and problem solving activities.
  • Technical Leadership to manage the certification progress as per program plan 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 with the following skills and expertise:

Experience with rotor-craft or aircraft propulsion systems (i.e. Engine Control, Intake, Exhaust, Oil/Fuel System, Engine Mounts and Fire Detection & Seals)
Supplier management skills for critical engine sensors (e.g. T1 and CP) and the engine OEM
Experienced in discussing and agreeing detailed technical documentation with EASA regarding engine controls and indications
Ability to review electrical interface drawings, wiring and circuit diagrams
Ability to review 3D solid models and 2D drawings in CAD
Ability to coordinate and manage system development efforts for the propulsion systems
Requirement management experience (Doors or similar)
English minimum B2 (verbal and written), and other language skills considered a plus.

Does this sound like you?

If so, please apply via the link on this advert and I'll contact you as soon as possible to discuss the opportunity in more detail.