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.
In order to reinforce the Mechanical Engineering team in Basel we are currently recruiting for a
Mechanical Engineer

Integrated within the Engineering department, the Mechanical Engineer performs / manages / follows / supervises mechanical activities on project. The Mechanical Engineer designs Jet Aviation’s design principles and will ensure/check that there are well integrated/applied all along the project

• Prepare and collect all data’s, clarify quotation, valid and secure hours sold and assumptions _on small project
• Design mechanical design principle and system architecture during the project upfront phase
• Define properly the mechanical interfaces with supplier, ensure various support and follow-up
• Distribute and prioritize tasks and sub-projects among the project assigned staff in reference to the available manpower capacity, staff skills and tasks constraints_ discipline level (optional)
• Realize engineering 3D models and 2D drawings for mechanical parts, assembly and installation drawings as per:
o Engineering mechanical design rules and processes (material and processes guideline, sheet metal rules, machined rules, standard and fasteners selection and installation rules, bonding and grounding….)
o CPR instructions
o BIGs
o Projects milestones o Quality required
• Motivate and guide permanent or temporary assigned staff to reach the goals (schedule, quality and cost) set by the projects/department/JA/GD_ discipline level (optional)
• Ensure a design to weight and design to cost approach in accordance with project requirement _ discipline level
• React and address immediately risk items to N+1, identify and chase project roadblocks and identify all gaps between the activity performed and the scope sold to the customer
• Involve all relevant expertise (Production Engineering, stress, CVE, Flammability, shops…) to secure your activity
• Rework (Revision, DS, Concession…) on 3D Parts, assembly drawing and installation drawing
• Comply with the current working and safety regulations
• Act as a change specialist during PIR phase if required
• Prepare-Check-Release certification and compliance documentation _ on small project_ optional
• Participate and/or witness tests and prepare the corresponding report as required
• Bachelor’s degree in functional area or related professional field from an accredited university
• Minimum of 5 years in VIP Engineering mechanical domains and Management
• Proficient with CAE & CAD tools (i.e. AutoCAD, Catia V5, Siemens NX, TeamCenter, etc.), and Microsoft Office
• Good and positive communication as per Jet Values, team spirit
• Comfortable to work in a stressful and highly demanding environment
• Language English (mandatory), French and/or German (nice to have)
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 in English (cover letter, CV).
Jet Aviation AG
Human Resources