Senior Design Engineer – Upper Fuselage Structure

Kopter Group AG

Wetzikon ZH

As part of Leonardo, Kopter currently develops the AW09, a next generation single-engine helicopter that offers the largest cabin and cargo hold in its category, increased modularity and modern electronic systems. The AW09 delivers latest safety standards as well as more performance and comfort at low operating costs.
Kopter is set to become Leonardo’s Centre of Excellence for new light helicopters and an incubator of new technologies, contributing to the development of hybrid and electrical propulsion systems. Kopter’s 320 talented team members are primarily based in Switzerland, near Zurich and in Mollis (Canton of Glarus).

Senior Design Engineer – Upper Fuselage Structure

Your responsibilities

?Development and integration of early drafts, design parts, assemblies and installation assemblies, prepare documentation or presentation for design review process and certification 
?Development and design of structural elements related to ATA chapter 53
?Complies with, and implements, the legal aviation & safety requirements within his/her area
?Ensures that the configuration management rules are followed and implemented

Your qualifications & experience

?Degree in relevant Engineering discipline (Aeronautical/Mechanical)
?Min. 5 years relevant aeronautical design experience
?Knowledge about CS-27 requirements related to ATA chapter 51, 53
?Competencies in composite (essential) and metallic (an asset) design and manufacturing standards
?Siemens NX or CATIA knowledge
?Ability to work under pressure autonomously
?English spoken and written minimum B2 level

Our offer

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

Your next step

If you are interested, please submit your complete application documents in English including the following attachments:

– Cover letter
– CV
– Diplomas
– Employment references

Please note, that this job is only open to candidates holding a valid Swiss Working Permit/ EU Nationals/ Swiss Nationals.


Department of Engineering located in CH-8620 Wetzikon

Kopter Group AG
Frau Mira Markus
Binzstrasse 31
8620 Wetzikon ZH
044 552 81 16


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