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Senior Prototyping Engineer

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.

We are looking for a Senior Prototyping Engineer to join our Advanced Prototyping Team. Do you have experience with aircraft design and want to contribute to a more sustainable future?

Your mission

You will be working in a small and very multidisciplinary team involved in a broad range of prototyping activities.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop solutions for rapid prototyping of parts
  • Generate CAD designs of prototyping parts and assemblies
  • Perform structural sizing of components
  • Coordination with suppliers
  • Support colleagues working in the workshop and hangar
  • Support the execution of tests

You will report to the AD&P Manager and belong to a growing team that currently consist of 8 people. Your place of work will be at our main office located in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements

About you

The person we are looking enjoys “hands-on” work. A start-up mindset and self-motivation are very important. 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.


  • Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
  • Minimum 10 years of work experience in aircraft design
  • Experience with stress analysis and finite element method
  • Good understanding of aircraft production and assembly methods and processes
  • Experience with Composite materials
  • Experience in aircraft conceptual and preliminary design phases, and also aircraft electrification is a bonus
  • Experience with Graphical rendering is bonus
  • Experience with Metal working (Machining, Welding, Sheet Metal) is a bonus
  • Experience with Wood working is a bonus
  • Experience with 3D Printing is a bonus

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Proficiency in CAD software, preferably Catia V6
  • Good knowledge of CAM and CNC programming is a bonus
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English
  • Eagerness to work with others
  • Passion for aircraft and electrification of the aviation industry

We recommend you submit your application in English as soon as possible as selection and interviews are held continually.

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 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.

Working at Heart Aerospace is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world more accessible and sustainable. Come help us write a new chapter in the history of aviation together!

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! Visit our career site and check out what it is like working at Heart.

Heart Aerospace 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.

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