Structural Engineer (m/f/d)

Full-time position – Starting date: asap – Location: Darmstadt/Germany
Do you want to shape the future of aviation? Do you share our vision of saving and improving lives through technology with a purpose? Then join our ambitious team of young talents and experienced professionals!

We at Wingcopter design innovative, high-performance drones that are operated all over the world in commercial and humanitarian operations. Our drone technology saves and improves lives every day.

Currently, we are looking for a Structural Engineer who supports the team with the design and verification management of aerostructures.

 What You’ll Do

  • Develop and derive of structural requirements from licensing regulations of different fields, data analysis of existing log files, model assumption and simulations

  • Determine and authorize material properties

  • Dimension the structure of metal and fiber composite components, as well as mechanic connections by manually calculation methods and FEM

  • Prepare, perform and assess structural tests

  • Prepare the registration documents

  • Prepare maintenance and repair instructions


What You’ll Need:

  • Master’s in aerospace technology, mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • Knowledge and experiencein design and calculation of fiber reinforced structures by manual methods
  • Knowledge and experience with FEM (ANSYS, ABAQUS or similar)
  • Knowledge of fatigue strength and fracture mechanics
  • Practical experience with handling fiber reinforced plastics
  • Knowledge of building regulations, e.g. CS-22, -23, -25, -27, -29, -LUAS, SC-VTOL
  • Experience in dealing with the aviation authority
  • At least 3 years of professional experience (preferred in aviation industry or strong initiative in student organisations)

What you’ll bring as a perfect candidate:

  • You are a team player.
  • You have a can-do mentality.
  • You believe that technology can have a positive impact on society and our future.

What We’ll Offer:

  • A highly motivated team
  • The exciting life of a fast-growing tech startup
  • The opportunity to develop and implement your own ideas
  • The active promotion of your personal and professional development
  • The chance to have a positive impact through your work
  • An extraordinary working environment (we have our own swimming pool!)