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Certification Engineer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg

About Heart Aerospace

At Heart Aerospace we work at the cutting edge of technology while contributing towards a sustainable future. Heart's mission is to create the world’s greenest, most affordable, and most accessible form of transport.

At Heart Aerospace we develop the ES-30, a regional electric airplane with a capacity of 30 passengers driven by electric motors with battery derived energy. The ES-30 is expected to enter into service in 2028.

Your place of work will be at our main office and hangar facility. This is located at Säve Airport in Gothenburg, Sweden. Relocation assistance can be provided. We offer stock options to all our employees and a challenging and inspiring work environment.

We seek experienced and skilled professionals to join our fast moving team developing a new electric aircraft in Sweden. We’re in a very expansive phase and now is the time to join our team.

Come help us write a new chapter in the history of aviation together!

Role Overview

The Certification Engineers report to the Project Certification Manager and have broad responsibility for the management and execution of given technical subsets of the aircraft certification programme. The subject disciplines can include Flight Sciences, Structures/Airframe, Interiors & Cabin Safety, Propulsion and Mechanical Systems.

As a part of the certification team you will work towards discharging the responsibilities on behalf of the Head of Airworthiness in line with EASA Regulation IR 21.A.239(a). You will interface directly with engineering department certification specialists as well as other company functions such as Manufacturing, Operations, Flight Test and Supply Chain Management. Such responsibilities will not immediately be awarded, but will be part of a personal development plan you will help to co-define and implement.

You will develop to become an active part of the Airworthiness & Certification function to program/technical reviews as well as customer/supplier meetings and airworthiness/certification meetings with the authorities, ensuring the certification programme follows the regulatory requirements and our design organisation handbook. You will also ensure schedule adherence to the certification programme and play an active part in design reviews to meet certification, cost, and schedule goals.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements

Qualifications & Experience

  • Graduate degree in aerospace, aeronautical similar discipline, or equivalent experience via accredited post-graduate training/apprenticeship & on-the-job product design experience (i.e. 5 years total).

  • In addition to the above, minimum 2 year’s design engineering and/or product certification experience.

  • Technical experience within one of the disciplines listed above and/or sufficient transferable skills/experience to be able to develop to cover a given aerospace technical discipline.

  • Understanding of the complexity of aircraft development programs through the design, development & certification lifecycle (EASA/FAA Part 23 or 25).

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English.

  • Eagerness to work with others.

  • Passion for aircraft and Heart’s mission.

The ideal candidate would have

  • 2 year’s design engineering and/or product certification experience within an aerospace OEM company environment, aerospace regulatory authority or Tier 1 aerospace supplier.

  • Understanding of, or experience with, aircraft certification programme planning & execution (i.e. certification basis, developing & executing a product certification programme, working with regulatory authority/authorities to obtain product certification).

  • Understanding of, or experience working in, an EASA Part 21J Design Organization, or international equivalent.

  • Experience working in an aerospace start-up environment.

  • A strong compliance and integration mindset.

Great Place to Work

  • Growth Opportunities

  • Inclusive atmosphere

  • Relocation support

  • Amazing colleagues

  • Be part of the electric aviation revolution!

  • International environment

About the company

At Heart Aerospace, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose. We are growing and there will be plenty of opportunities for development and taking on other responsibilities.

Heart is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Working at Heart Aerospace is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world more accessible and sustainable.

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