Beyond Aero

Lead Project Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
March 1, 2022

✈   About us: We believe that aviation will only be electric in the next decades, and that we need to make this transition happen as soon as possible. Beyond Aero is a startup of 10 passionate people currently building a two-seater hydrogen powered flying aircraft demonstrator. Meanwhile, we are designing a business aircraft able to reach 1000 miles.

We are looking for the next 10 people who want to shape the future of aviation with us. One of them will be in charge of leading the next demonstrator, at the interface between project management and technical.

Responsibilities

✈   About the position: 

  • Assist in the set-up of the demonstrator project, aircraft development roadmap, the selection and contracting of strategic partners
  • Optimize the organization of the project and overall roadmap implementation of project management tools and frameworks (Gantt chart, KPI definition, Risks assessment and mitigation, etc)
  • Structure, plan (technical roadmap), monitor and assist the project, in direct collaboration with architect, engineers and management in order to meet the requirements and objectives of time, cost and quality
  • Manage or assist in logistical issues, including insurance, test organization and authorizations, material procurement, partnership negotiations, safety measures implementation, etc
  • Setting up strategic technical partnerships for the next Beyond demonstrator / Lead identification and management of suppliers
  • Manage logistical issues for the next Beyond demonstrator: insurance, tests organization and authorisation, procurement of raw materials, etc
  • Create reglementation related documentation and/or participate in reglementation working groups. In the future, support development of validation approaches for certification EASA (CS-23) and FAA certification

Job Requirements

✈    About you:

  • Master’s Degree (or PhD) in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Powertrain Engineering or any other directly relevant engineering field
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in technical project management (from design to testing) in direct link with advanced systems, processes qualifications, testing, manufacturing, with significant time in a lead role
  • Strong knowledge of project management methods (Gantt chart, KPI calculation, Risk assessment, etc)
  • Deep understanding of the main technical disciplines necessary for the proper functioning of an aircraft: powertrain, aerodynamics, structures, avionics, etc
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to integrate state-of-the-art design and manufacturing methods into demonstrator is required
  • In-depth understanding of the main technical disciplines necessary for the proper functioning of an aircraft: powertrain, aerodynamics, structures, avionics, etc. Excellent understanding of general design principles and technical correlations is required
  • Experience in H2/CNG management (aero, automotive, industrial gas companies,...) is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, team spirit, empathy and will to manage and empower a team of engineers in order to make the demonstrator meet its flight test goals
  • Charisma and natural leadership, experience leading teams of engineers
  • Curious, autonomous, ambitious and willing to break codes / An attraction for entrepreneurship

✈   Apply: Send an email to hello@beyond-aero.com with your resume, projects/portfolio and lines of motivation with the job title as the email subject.

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