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Section Lead - Landing Gear Systems

  • 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 Section Lead Landing Gear Systems is a principal engineer level position, and reports to the Head of Mechanical Systems.

The role has responsibility for all of the Landing Gear Systems engineering aspects of the program. The landing gear systems comprise of the Nose and Main Landing Gear Structure, Wheels/Brakes/Tires, Extension/Retraction System, Steering System, Braking Systems, and the Door Indication System.

As an electric aircraft, the landing gear systems will be electrically controlled and electrically powered, requiring an innovative approach to the system design.

You will be responsible for providing technical leadership of the Landing Gear Systems team. As a team leader, you will also assist with the management and organizing of the section.

You will also represent the section at program/technical reviews as well as customer/supplier/authority meetings, ensuring the engineering definition meets all stakeholder requirements. You will also ensure adherence to all engineering processes/standards, and participate in design reviews to meet certification, cost, and schedule goals.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements

Qualifications & Experience

  • M.Sc/M.Eng, or equivalent, in Aerospace/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering subject.
  • Minimum 15 years experience with design, development, and certification of aircraft landing gear systems for EASA/FAA Part 25 aircraft.
  • Understanding and experience of requirements based design and engineering processes.
  • Working knowledge of systems engineering principles for safety critical systems (SAE ARP 4754/4761).
  • Working knowledge of Airborne Electronic Hardware and Software development assurance processes (RTCA DO-178 & 254).
  • Experience with developing design concepts and architectures for landing gear systems and performing trade-off studies.
  • Practical experience with systems equipment qualification activities (RTCA DO-160).
  • Management of engineering teams in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Landing gear systems integration and design installation.
  • Development and certification testing including rig tests, and aircraft ground/flight tests.
  • Experience of working with systems suppliers including evaluation, selection, and technical management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Eagerness to work with others in an integrated team.
  • Passion for aircraft and Heart's mission.

The ideal candidate would have

  • Passion for the Heart Aerospace mission and involvement with aircraft development.
  • Experience working in an aerospace start-up environment.
  • Relish challenge and working in a dynamic environment.
  • Aptitude for creative thinking and problem solving.

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.

Neil Robertson | Contact Person

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