Continuing Airworthiness Engineer

Swiss International Air Lines Ltd.  Zürich


Creating the future together 
Mitgestalten, verändern, Herausforderungen annehmen – SWISS sucht Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter, die in der dynamischen Luftfahrtbranche ihre Individualität in multikulturellen Teams einbringen wollen. Die den partnerschaftlichen, offenen, kritisch-konstruktiven Dialog pflegen. Und mit Kraft und Energie die gemeinsamen Ziele erreichen. Willkommen bei SWISS.


  • Responsible for the aircraft structure as per EASA Part M
  • Support the maintenance organization with technical data towards in-service findings as per EASA Part 145
  • Assessment of modifications to aircraft structure and related components and define techncial solutions, perform cost benefit analysis and work out implementation plan
  • Develop inspection programs and repair solutions in close co-operation with manufacturer, maintenance and repair organizations
  • Define technical solutions to maintain the aircraft structure towards standards and reliability targets
  • Identify technical potentials to reduce operational and maintenance cost
  • Analyse root cause of defects, provide recommendations and perform operational risk evaluations
  • Provide support during off-office hours according to internal regulations
  • Support the Swiss Quality department and Office of Airworthiness for investigations and root cause analysis


  • University degree (or equivalent) in Aeronautical / Mechanical / Electrical Engineering
  • Proven practice in airframe maintenance for commercial aircraft, preferably Airbus
  • Deep knowledge of NAA (FOCA) and EASA regulation (145, M, 21)
  • Analytical and systematic skills including economic basis for cost/benefit analysis
  • Team player with active and clear communication skills
  • Familiar with Maintenance Information Systems, preferably AMOS
  • Qualified as a Design Engineer or higher as per EASA Part 21  
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in aviation maintenance
  • Fluency in German and English (written and spoken) 

Type of contract:

Employment level:

Aircraft Structures & Interiors Engineering

Work place:
Zurich airport

Starting date:
January 01, 2018

Application deadline:
October 23, 2018


It’s the little differences that make working at SWISS so appealing. The fact, for example, that we treat every detail with care, see quality in terms of hospitality and view nationality through an international lens. In a similar way, we see variety as richness, a job as an experience and SWISS as a world of inspiration. You, too, will be stimulated in our special working environment – one in which, wherever you are, you’ll always feel: Truly SWISS .... where people matter.

Aircraft Structures & Interiors Engineering
Mr. Robert Krüger
Human Resources
Mrs. Jeannette Suter
Recruiting Support
Tel: +41 44 564 44 22


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