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Test Engineer Structural Testing (all genders) 

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.


Your Responsibilities:


  • Develops testing concepts, defines testing methods, and performs test programs in development projects, for which he/she is responsible according to the project organization and the work package description for testing tasks.
  • Takes care for the maintenance of the RS-OPTS test facilities and the related load application devices (service, calibration).
  • Plans and coordinate the use of these facilities.
  • Informs the project manager and his/her superiors about problems that could have a significant influence on costs and time schedule. The test engineer develops suggestions to solve these problems and decides together with the project team and his superiors how to continue.
  • Represents his/her area of responsibility at discussions and negotiations with customers. For critical problems the way forward is agreed with the project manager and the superior in advance.
  • Prepares technical descriptions, test procedures, test reports, time schedules and cost estimations in his/her area of responsibility according to the specific project descriptions.
  • Performs tasks that are due to a specific situation have to be performed on short notice. The tasks and the necessary degree of performance are defined by the direct superior.


Your Profil:


  • Degree in Engineering (aerospace, mechanical, electrical, or equivalent)
  • Experience with physical test and measurement technologies
  • Extended computer skills regarding MS Office text and data processing systems
  • Completed vocational training in a technical area (mechanical, electrical, or equivalent)
  • Experience in the area of testing specifically in the aerospace or automotive sector (is an asset)
  • Experience in the operation of electronic data acquisition systems (is an asset)
  • Licenses to operate crane, man lifter and/or forklift (is an asset)


What we offer:


  • Work in an international environment with global mindset and high-tech products that will fly into space
  • A highly specialized and motivated team with a lot of know-how in a unique industry
  • We live a hands-on mentality and take suggestions for improvement seriously
  • Attractive employment conditions (contribution to public transport, trainings and development opportunities, full paid maternity/paternity leave and many more)
  • Flexible and mobile working and at least 5 weeks of vacation with possibility to buy additional vacation


Your contact

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

Recruiter/HR Manager: Stefan Hunger |


Zürich, ZH, CH

Job Experience Level:  Professionals
Job Category/Job Family:  Quality Management
Req ID:  6692

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