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Section Lead – Aeronautics

  • 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 is a principal engineer level position, and reports to the Head of Flight Sciences. The section lead has responsibility for the Aerodynamics & Thermodynamics, Aircraft Performance, Aircraft Stability & Control, Mass Properties (Weight & Balance) engineering aspects of the program.

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

You will also represent the section at program/technical reviews as well as customer/supplier 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

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Skills & Requirements

Qualifications & Experience

  • Graduate degree in aerospace, aeronautical, or similar discipline, or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum 15 years experience in a relevant engineering discipline, within an aerospace OEM company environment, including the conceptual and preliminary design phase.

  • Experience with aircraft development programs through the entire design, development & certification lifecycle (EASA/FAA Part 23 or 25), including wind tunnel testing, flight testing, and data analysis.

  • Experience working in an EASA Part 21J Design Organization, or international equivalent.

  • Direct experience in the role of one or more among: Aerodynamics & Thermodynamics, Aircraft Performance, Aircraft Stability & Control, Mass Properties (Weight & Balance).

  • Experience with aerodynamics & thermodynamics, aircraft performance, aircraft stability & control, mass properties (weight & balance) and flight testing.

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English.

  • Eagerness to work with others.

  • Passion for aircraft and Heart’s mission.

The ideal candidate would have.

  • Experience working in an aerospace start-up environment.

  • Significant aircraft conceptual and preliminary design experience on a CS-23 or regional aircraft program at a leading OEM or start-up.

  • A pilot’s license.

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.

Heart Aerospace

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