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Human Factors & Ergonomics Engineer

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

About Heart Aerospace

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

Our first aircraft is the ES-19, a nineteen-passenger airliner with an operating range of 400 km. The ES-19 is a fully electric aircraft, and our goal is to have the aircraft certified for commercial operation by 2026.

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 Overview

We are seeking Human Factors & Ergonomics Engineers to help us design and develop the aircraft and its installed systems. As an all-electric aircraft, there may be new and novel crew interfaces and man-machine interaction compared to traditional aircraft, which in some cases may require an innovative approach to the design and certification. This will be a broad role covering design support, analysis, test and compliance finding. In this role, you will provide specialist support to all other engineering groups including systems and structures.

Work with great people

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Skills & Requirements

Qualifications & Experience

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

  • Minimum 5 years experience 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)

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

  • Direct experience with Aircraft human factors engineering & ergonomic design requirements engineering, within an approved design organization

  • Detailed knowledge of crew ergonomic & safety design standards for the required range of anthropometric models, including HIC, view, ingress, egress, and crew reach.

  • Knowledge of systems & safety engineering principles for safety critical systems (SAE ARP 4754/4761)

  • 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.

  • Proficiency coordinating activities of engineers internally and in partner supplier companies.

Great Place to Work

  • Growth Opportunities

  • Inclusive atmosphere

  • Relocation support

  • Amazing colleagues

  • Be part of the electric aviation revolution!

  • International environment

About the company

Heart Aerospace is a Swedish startup making electric regional airplanes. Heart's mission is to create the fastest, most affordable and sustainable transportation for regional travel to every corner of the world. Our first aircraft is the ES-19, a nineteen-passenger airliner with an operating range of 400 km. Our goal is to have the aircraft certified for commercial operation by 2026.


HEARTHEART

GREENAir travel accounts for 2% of global CO2 emissions, and that share is expected to rise to 12-27% by 2050. 40% of worldwide emissions are from short-haul flights. Electric aircraft are the solution. These planes have zero operational emissions, and the lowest infrastructural footprint of all modes of regional transport.

ACCESSIBLEWe believe air travel should be integrated into–not seperated from–our towns and communities. Our zero-emissions, low-noise aircraft can operate on 750m runways, making new use of the vast network of small airports close to city centres.

COST-EFFICIENTElectrification changes the equation for regional air travel. Electric aircraft are affordable to buy, operate and maintain. Simple, reliable electric motors reduce maintenance costs by 90% compared to turboprops, and intelligent electronic monitoring reduces inspection needs. Most importantly, fuel costs go down by 50-75%.

Heart Aerospace

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