Section Lead - Systems Installation

Heart Aerospace

Heart Aerospace

Gothenburg, Sweden
Posted on Friday, October 6, 2023

Section Lead - Systems Installation

  • Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2023
  • Gothenburg
  • On-site
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2023
  • Gothenburg
  • On-site

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 now looking for a Section Lead - Systems Installation to join our Structures & Interiors team in Gothenburg. Do you have experience in systems design, leading a team of design/integration engineers, and want to contribute to a more sustainable future?

Your mission

A broad responsibility for the integration and design of the systems within the aircraft. You will lead a multi-functional design team covering design of all systems installations, along with supporting various certification and testing activities. You will have both technical and administrative responsibility for your team.

You will be responsible for ensuring your team’s on-going technical coordination throughout the product development lifecycle with multiple systems teams and other key stakeholders. You will also conduct technical reviews, within your domain of responsibility, ensuring the engineering definition meets all stakeholder requirements.

You will have responsibility for developing the Systems Installation team, including employee development, training, and mentoring, along with supporting department head with the building the team through hiring. You will set goals and objectives for your team, monitor team progress, and establish priorities aligned with company/program strategic planning.

You will oversee the development and ensure adherence to all System Installation team processes/guidelines and company policies. You will also actively participate in program, design, and milestone reviews, as well as customer/supplier meetings and airworthiness/certification meetings with the authorities, ensuring certification, cost, schedule, and manufacturability requirement/goals are met.

You will report to the Head of Structures & Interiors and your place of work will be at our main office located in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • People leader with a compliance mindset, strong interpersonal skills and collaborative mindset to work with cross-functional teams.
  • Minimum 10 years experience in a system design position within an aerospace OEM company environment.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a technical leadership role, leading a team of design/integration engineers.
  • Experience with aircraft development programs through the entire design, development & certification lifecycle (prefer EASA CS 23 or 25, or international equivalent).
  • Experience working in an EASA Part 21J DO or international equivalent is preferred.
  • Overseeing and coordinating activities of engineers and partner suppliers.
  • Experience directly interacting with regulatory authorities.
  • High Proficiency in CAD and PLM tools (Catia V5/V6 and 3DX are preferred).
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English.
  • Eagerness to work with others.
  • Passion for aircraft and electrification of the aviation industry.
  • Experience working in an aerospace start-up environment is preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree in aerospace, aeronautical, mechanical similar discipline, or equivalent experience.

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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