The dream of flying has always been a human fascination, evoking emotions and the sense of freedom. Modern business aviation attracts people who share that passion. People from all over the world converge at Jet Aviation, creating a unique cultural mix. They combine their competencies and skills with one common mission: to serve our customers best!
We continuously challenge and develop our employees, for they are our most valuable asset. Jet Aviation as an international company offers numerous possibilities for development and opens reams of professional perspectives.
Senior Design Engineer

An exciting opportunity awaits for an experienced Aviation Design Engineer to join our Special Missions Design Engineering team. The role will incorporate supporting our Defence and Civil Aviation customers working across developing, designing, and reviewing designs for aircraft repairs and modifications. 

  • Engineering design within the scope of delegated authorisation and in-line with regulatory design standards and company policies and procedures.
  • Development, review, and approval of documentation for design certification and demonstration of compliance.
  • Supervise and/or develop detailed drawings, tools, quantities, material lists and cost estimates, ensuring compliance and adherence to agreed specifications.
  • Undertake design projects ensuring engineering and commercial outcomes are accurate and adhere to specifications and standards.
  • Supervise the manufacture and installation of designs and modifications, ensuring timeliness, accuracy, and compliance in delivery.
  • Ensure that customers are kept informed, issues are resolved, and project deliverables are met on time and within budget.
  • Contribute to the planning and quoting of projects as required.
  • Project management.
  • Relevant engineering degree or diploma in Aeronautical, Aerospace, Mechanical or Aeronautical, Aerospace, Electrical/Electronic (Avionics) Engineering.
  • Minimum 5+ years aircraft design experience in a civil and/or military environment with a demonstrated ability to solve complex engineering problems with minimum supervision.
  • Exceptional analytical skills with a high level of attention to detail.
  • A demonstrated practical and pragmatic approach to solving aircraft design problems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing task priorities.
  • Proactive and results-oriented with experience working to deadlines and delivering quality results.
  • Ability to work as part of an experienced and dedicated team, as well as autonomously.
If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application (cover letter, CV).
Jet Aviation AG
Mr Aaron Smith
Human Resources