Certification Engineer

Fly with us into the future and become part of the team at one of the most innovative aircraft manufacturers in the world.


Your place of work: Stans, Switzerland

Your Tasks

  • Provide inputs to design/systems engineers regarding Change to Type Certificate classification, and guide them in defining certification basis of new Type Designs and Changes to Type Design.
  • Analyse and interpret airworthiness requirements and the establishment of compliance methodology guidelines.
  • Review and comment engineering compliance documentation such as Certification Programmes, Engineering Reports, Test Plans, Requirements Documents and Supplier Documents.
  • Support the engineering organization in establishing Certification Review Items (Special Conditions, Acceptable Means of Compliance etc.) together with Pilatus CVEs.
  • Review Change to Type Design documentation to ensure correctness and completeness with regards to applicable certification basis and compliance demonstration.
  • Support Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) with all aspects regarding certification, and participate in design reviews: Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR), Test Readiness Review.

With this you convince us

  • At least 5 years' experience in aerospace, with working knowledge of certification standards for all disciplines including structures, flight performance, mechanical systems, avionics systems, software and Complex Electronic Hardware.
  • Experience or knowledge of testing (flight-testing, ground testing, lab testing) for showing of compliance and continued airworthiness.
  • Working knowledge and experience of civil certifications (preferably Part 23) as well as EASA Part 21, and basic knowledge of operational requirements (eg. EU OPS, CNS/ATM roadmap) is advantageous.
  • Tactful and diplomatic, with the ability to communicate (speak and write) in English, make sound judgments and be co-operative, self-motivated and proactive.
  • Ability to work individually and to be a good 'team player', encouraging and motivating others.
  • Proficiency in English; German is an advantage.

What we offer

  • A committed, international team and unique projects 
  • Flexible working hours and individual pension solutions 
  • Support for training and opportunities for personal and professional development 
  • Discounted meals in our staff restaurant and various discounts for employees 
  • Team events at which we celebrate our successes together 

Become part of the Pilatus family

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Your contact

Valeria Karbovski
Phone: +41 41 619 34 97

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