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Volocopter GmbH Aircraft Loads Engineer (m/f/d) in Bruchsal, Germany

Your Role

  • *You are an experienced loads engineer and have demonstrated experience in static and dynamic loads derivation for rotorcrafts. Within a highly motivated multi-disciplinary team you will work closely with aerodynamicists, flight control experts, structural designers, and analysts to provide load cases to assist the aircraft development and certification process.

Your tasks

  • Planning, execution, and interpretation of multi-physics load analysis of the A/C

  • Development of loads plan, loads cases, and tests required to demonstrate compliance with certification requirements

  • Data analysis and interpretation for identification of critical load conditions over the flight envelope

  • Implement aircraft loads database for technical teams

  • Assist in simulation model development and validation for loads calculation

  • Validation of models and tools based on test results (bench, ground, and flight tests)

  • Develop standardized analysis and reporting tools

  • Prepare compliance demonstration documents for the certification process of the aircraft

Your profile

  • Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering degree (MSc, Ph.D.)

  • Minimum 4 years of professional experience as a loads engineer performing static and dynamic loads analysis for rotorcraft

  • Solid experience with aircraft aerodynamics and flight mechanics

  • Proficiency in Matlab and Python

  • Working experience with Flightlab or other aircraft load prediction tools is desirable

  • Previous involvement in type certification processes

  • A structured way of working and a high sense of accountability.

  • Volocopter offers a fast-growing high-tech working environment with a supreme network of investors and partners.

  • Working at Volocopter, you will have personal accountability, be able to grow, and have unique learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths.

  • Volocopter offers flexible working time, short lines of communication, flat structures, and a great team spirit. Moreover, we offer an attractive salary package.

  • Our office in Bruchsal offers an inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, comfortable networking areas, a rooftop terrace for evening BBQs and free meals and drinks.

  • To build our excellent team we welcome all qualified people regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age. Our international team will be happy to give you a warm welcome and help you with your relocation where applicable.

*Our differences make us stronger. *At Volocopter, we stand for inclusion for all. We believe that diversity drives innovation and in building a culture where difference is valued. Come and join us on our journey!