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Prototyping Technician (Mechanical)

Heart Aerospace

Heart Aerospace

Gothenburg, Sweden
Posted on Friday, October 14, 2022

Prototyping Technician (Mechanical)

At Heart Aerospace we develop the ES-30, a regional electric airplane with a capacity of 30 passengers driven by electric motors with battery derived energy. The ES-30 is expected to enter into service in 2028.

We are looking for a Prototyping Technician with mechanical background to join our Advanced Design and Prototyping Team in Gothenburg. Do you have experience with prototyping activities and want to contribute to a more sustainable future?

Your mission

You will be working in a small and very multidisciplinary team involved in a broad range of prototyping activities.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work as part of a team to build mockups, proof of concepts, test rigs and other sorts of prototypes
  • Work with CNC and conventional machines for the produce prototype parts
  • Assist in the management and development of the hangar facilities
  • Help maintaining an appropriate inventory of tools and equipment to support prototyping activities
  • Perform inspection, troubleshooting and repair of mechanical equipment
  • Oversee and maintain the goods-in receiving area and supervise local logistics
  • Ensure safe working practices

To succeed in this role, we see that you enjoy “hands-on” work and are passionate about aircraft and prototyping. A start-up mindset and self-motivation are very important as well. Additionally, you enjoy taking on difficult challenges and finding innovative solutions, you readily adapt to change, and you are motivated and driven to continually learn and improve.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Minimum 1 year of experience with similar tasks and responsibilities
  • Knowledge of CAD & CAM
  • Metal working (Lathe, CNC & Manual Machining, Welding, Panel beating)
  • Wood working (General construction)
  • Completed Health and Safety training (BAM training or similar) is a bonus
  • Experience with Composites is a bonus

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Metal working (Lathe, CNC & Manual Machining, Welding, Panel beating)
  • Wood working (General construction)
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Fork-lift truck license is a bonus
  • Knowledge of local area and suppliers is an advantage
  • 3D Printing is a bonus
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English
  • Eagerness to work with others
  • Passion for aircraft and electrification of the aviation industry

We recommend you submit your application in English as soon as possible as selection and interviews are held continually.

Great Place to Work

  • Amazing colleagues

  • International environment

  • Be part of the electric aviation revolution

  • Full compliance with laws and regulations

About the company

At Heart Aerospace we work at the cutting edge of technology while contributing towards a sustainable future. Heart’s mission is to create the world’s greenest, most affordable, and most accessible form of transport.

Working at Heart Aerospace is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world more accessible and sustainable. Come help us write a new chapter in the history of aviation together!

We seek experienced and skilled professionals to join our fast-moving team developing a new electric aircraft in Sweden. We’re in a very expansive phase and now is the time to join our team! Visit our career site and check out what it is like working at Heart.

Heart Aerospace is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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