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Prototyping Technician (Mechanical)

  • Application Deadline: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Gothenburg
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Gothenburg

About Heart Aerospace

Heart’s mission is to create the most affordable and sustainable mode of transport for regional travel. Our goal is to serve the market in every corner of the world.

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. At Heart you’ll be working at the cutting edge of technology while contributing towards a sustainable future. We offer stock options to all our employees and a challenging and inspiring work environment.

We seek experienced and skilled professionals to join our small, 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 Description

We are looking for a Prototyping Technician with mechanical background to join our Advanced Design and Prototyping Team. You will be working in a small and very multidisciplinary team involved in a broad range of prototyping activities.

To succeed in this role, we see that you enjoy “hands-on” work and is passionate about aircraft and prototyping. A start-up mindset and self-motivation are very important as well. Additionally, you enjoy taking on difficult challenges and finding innovative solutions, you readily adapt to change, and you are motivated and driven to continually learn and improve.

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Work as part of a team to build mockups, proof of concepts, test rigs and other sorts of prototypes
  • Work with CNC and conventional machines for the produce prototype parts
  • Assist in the management and development of the hangar facilities
  • Help maintaining an appropriate inventory of tools and equipment to support prototyping activities
  • Perform inspection, troubleshooting and repair of mechanical equipment
  • Oversee and maintain the goods-in receiving area and supervise local logistics
  • Ensure safe working practices

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience with similar tasks and responsibilities
  • Knowledge of CAD & CAM
  • Metal working (Lathe, CNC & Manual Machining, Welding, Panel beating)
  • Wood working (General construction)
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Eagerness to work with others
  • Passion for aircraft and Heart’s mission

The ideal candidate would have

  • Completed Health and Safety training (BAM training or similar)
  • Experience with Composites
  • Fork-lift truck license
  • Knowledge of local area and suppliers is an advantage
  • 3D Printing

Great Place to Work

  • Amazing colleagues

  • International environment

  • Be part of the electric aviation revolution

  • Full compliance with laws and regulations

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.

Heart Aerospace

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