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Launch Vehicle Design Engineer 

We are mission critical 

Beyond Gravity, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, is the first startup to combine agility, speed and innovation with decades of experience and proven quality. Around 1600 employees at 12 locations in six countries (Switzerland, Sweden, Austria, Germany, USA and Finland) develop and manufacture products for satellites and launch vehicles with the goal of advancing humankind and enabling the exploration of the world and beyond. Beyond Gravity is the preferred supplier of structures for all types of launch vehicles and a leader in selected satellite products and for constellations in the New Space sector. Beyond Gravity also uses its space knowledge for applications outside of space technology: The high-precision products have already been used in the semiconductor industry for more than 20 years.


We are looking for a design engineer for development and design of composite and metallic structures for the Launcher product unit.


Your Responsibilities:

• Assumption of design responsibility in various projects

• Creating draft concepts and concept studies according to specifications

• Support Design trade studies

• Creation of proposal bid and presentation documents and brief descriptions of the design proposals

• Lead and execute the detailed design and create fully elaborated assembly designs and interface drawings

• Coordinate with other designers assigned to the project

• Incorporate and develop advanced concepts, technologies and materials in collaboration with the technology group and manufacturing and J&T design

• Creation of the technical documentation (assembly plan, single parts and assembly drawings, parts lists and specifications, test samples) utilizing CAD, SAP and PC applications

• Perception of self-control in the context of inputs, especially when submitting mandatory parts model data files

• Carrying out the administrative tasks related to release and change management

• Evaluate proposed changes, and establish change requests • Assess NC’s and support the error handling process

• Support of manufacturing, testing and PA




•  B.S. in Engineering

•  10+  Years of relevant industry experience

•  Analysis skills on composite and metallic materials covering following domains: Structural (static, dynamic)

•  Demonstrated success performing in a lead capacity on multiple schedule critical development projects

•  FEMAP/NxNastran

•  ABAQUS or other non-linear solver beneficial

•  Strong Matlab skills 

•  Hand calculation methods

•  Awareness for costs and schedule

•  Problem solving skills

•  Good communication and cooperation

•   Organizational skills


Beyond Gravity is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.


Your contact

Did we spark your interest in this exciting position? Then we look forward to receiving your online application.

Recruiter/HR Manager: Chalanah Wilson |


Trinity, AL, US

Job Experience Level:  Professionals
Job Category/Job Family:  Engineering
Req ID:  6429

Nearest Major Market: Decatur

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