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Enable the World's Transition to Sustainable Air Mobility

Airframe Structure Engineer

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Aviation

Full-time

202212

Istanbul

We at AirCar, pioneering the transition to sustainable urban air mobility by developing electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs).

 

We don't do things the way they’ve always been done. Motivated by a sustainable future, we work with an inclusive environment in which everyone explores their true potential to carry humanity for the next era of urban mobility.

 

We don't have a corporate hierarchy and bureaucratic conventions but open communication and a collaborative working environment. By promoting innovative and disruptive culture, anyone with the energy and focus to solve hard problems has a seat at AirCar. Join our team to build the future, together.

Job Description:

We are looking for an outstanding Mechanical Engineer to join our innovative team for development and delivery of critical parts. This role will often involve design work starting at the conceptual level, mature into full 3D modeling, check with FEA analysis, and continue into manufacturing. Hands-on experience and a “get it done" attitude are very important for this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform trade studies, requirements derivation, and establish the overall vehicle configuration based on requirements

  • Apply understanding of loads paths, design best practices, and design robust structural configurations for composite and metal parts

  • Apply design for manufacturing concepts to create designs that are cost effective and easy to fabricate. Preferred experience with composite sandwich construction and adhesive paste bonding

  • Develop company standards for composite and metallic part CAD models and drawings

  • Work closely with other engineers on the design, materials, molds, and suppliers

  • Provide technical guidance on design concepts (risk vs. cost vs. performance)

  • Support manufacturing to validate and verify that designs meet requirements and specifications

What you get out of this job:

  • Contribute directly to the future of aviation

  • Build up new things from scratch

  • Growth and learning opportunities in a new emerging trillion-dollar industry

  • No corporate hierarchy and bureaucracy. The best idea wins

  • Flexible work time

  • Attractive salary package

  • Company stock options based on performance

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree or PDF in an engineering or relevant field

  • Experience with lightweight structures (aircraft other high-performance vehicles)

  • Experience with the design of large bonded structures, sandwich construction, hand laid prepreg carbon fiber, machined metal

  • Ability to design and analyze simple components

  • An understanding of load paths and laminate design fundamentals

  • Experience with Dassault Systems / Catia CAD, specifically using the Composite Design Module

  • Experience with finite element tools

  • Experience with the manufacturing of composite parts

  • Experience with analyzing and dispositioning non-conformances

  • Knowledge of FAA & EASA aircraft certification requirements for Part 23/27 aircraft

  • Experience in the validation and verification of complex, high-reliability systems

  • Good understanding of all technical aspects related to aircraft systems and aircraft flight physics

  • Preferred experience in requirements management tools (such as DOORS)

  • Self-starter with the ability work both autonomously and as part of a team, hands-on attitude

  • Good writing and speaking skills in English, excellent communication, negotiation skills

  • Available to travel, if/as required