Manufacturing Technician

Swiss based Dufour Aerospace is developing an eVTOL platform based on tilt-wing technology to make future manned and unmanned electric and hybrid electric aircraft a reality. Dufour’s prototypes have already flown many hundreds of flights – both manned and unmanned. The combination of VTOL operation, aircraft design and software development expertise puts Dufour Aerospace at the forefront of Advanced Air Mobility.

About the role

We are seeking a passionate team member with an electrical or mechanical background and some hands-on 3D printing experience. In this role you will help us manufacture, test, and install parts for our aircraft and test platforms. In our dynamic startup environment, you will need to be adaptable, and there is a great deal of room for growth.

Working location for this role is Zurich, Switzerland.

Responsibilities

  • Run and maintain 3D printing farm
  • Document manufacturing and build processes
  • Assemble our subscale test UAVs
  • Assist in building larger aircraft
  • Integrate and test components

Required

  • Hands-on mechanical and/or electrical experience
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Experience with 3D printing
  • Fluent in English

Desired

  • Background in the working field as e.g. an apprentice (Elektroniker/in, Physiklaborant/in or similar)
  • R/C model building and flying enthusiast
  • Experience with CAD software

Dufour Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, gender identity, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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ABOUT:
With over 30 years of experience in Swiss commercial helicopter operations, we understand the real world requirements of VTOL aircraft. Our engineering team with years of aircraft construction experience is building aircrafts for rugged operations in harsh environments. Our patented combination of proven aerodynamic concepts with the latest technology makes our aircraft rock solid with unparalleled performance.