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Aircraft Designer (m/f/d)
(full-time, starting as soon as possible, permanent contract)

Realize your dream of doing exceptional things and be part of something bigger right from the beginning! At ERC, we are developing a solution to solve the time-cost dilemma in patient transportation with an electric VTOL that transports patients three times faster than an ambulance and at one-third the cost of a helicopter. We work hard to achieve this goal – with passion, a pioneering spirit, and strong partners. As we are trustworthy, open and focused, we do not make empty promises. But we still need your commitment to be among the best on the long run!

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for an Aircraft Designer to support our Aircraft Design Team. The team is responsible for developing aircraft concepts from concept to preliminary design. In your role in the aircraft design team, you will perform trade-off studies on aircraft layouts and configurations for future aircrafts based on mission and performance requirements. In addition, you will support in the basic sizing and lofting while taken into account several aspects like, efficiency, stability, controllability. Therefore, you will apply handbook, simple, and enhanced methods.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collect mission and performance requirements
  • Execute aircraft layout and configuration studies
  • Perform aircraft basic sizing and lofting
  • Conduct control surface sizing and check handling qualities
  • Generate landing gear and position systems
  • Make weight brake-down center of gravity estimations
  • Apply handbook methods and sizing codes

YOUR PROFILE

you should …
  • Hold an Master degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering or a related field
  • Have strong motivation to establish processes and organizational structures
  • Have extensive experience with aircraft conceptual and preliminary design
  • Have extensive experience in handbook and simple sizing methods
  • Have good mechanical understanding and basic system knowledge
  • Have good knowledge of a CAD system (Siemens NX is preferred)
  • Have Basic knowledge in a programming language (Ansys APDL, Python, Matlab are preferred)
  • Have a high level of target-oriented self-management with the ability to work in a team as well as autonomously
  • Have excellent communication and technical writing skills
  • Have fluent English language skills

YOUR BENEFITS

  • A young, highly motivated and passionate team
  • Flat hierarchies and learning-from-mistakes approach
  • Strong company culture in an international environment
  • The possibility to shape the future with us
  • Regular team events
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working model
  • Excellent career opportunities and regular feedback 
  • Attractive training programs, individual training budget and language courses 
  • Weekly fresh fruit and free water, tea and coffee
  • 30 days of vacation
  • Supported canteen service
  • Supported sport offer (e.g. gym, yoga, massage and others)
  • Modern newly renovated office
  • Very good access to public transport and free parking spaces
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