Flight Test Instrumentation Engineer (f/m)

  • 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

    • Develop and implement flight test instrumentation equipment on the aircraft (strain gauges, thermocouples, accelerometers and a variety of other electrical components/sensors as well as data recording and telemetry equipment)
    • Manage the onboard and ground station software and instrumentation configuration
    • Support pre- and post-test briefings as well as ground and flight tests in accordance with established test plans and procedures
    • Ensure sensor calibration/data accuracy and validity of data
    • Temporary assignment overseas in support of flight test campaigns
    • Establish department related calibration procedures
    • Design and select strain gauge circuitry and assist in preparation of calibrations
  • Your qualifications

    • Minimum of three years working experience in instrumentation and/or electronics engineering
    • Desirably working experience in flight test instrumentation, in designing and selecting strain gauge circuitry and in calibration standards and related business procedures
    • Ability to work to deadlines
    • Experience in troubleshooting of hard and software systems
    • Good team player skills, self-driven attitude and a great communicator
    • Aviation Experience highly desired (knowledge of EASA Part 21 J&G and CS27 is an advantage)
    • Good English language skills, both verbal and in writing, a working knowledge of German language will be an advantage
    We are looking for an independent specialist with distinctive analytical skills, who wants to take an active role within a small flight test instrumentation team. The ideal candidate enjoys contacts with internal and external customers, is self-motivated and capable of working independently with only remote support.
    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 exciting job opportunity in an entrepreneurial environment with room to grow in every dimension. Our office is located in Mollis GL.
  • Location

    Department of Flight Testing located in CH-8753 Mollis.
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