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Date Posted
24 Aug 2017
Cobham SATCOM is looking for an Airworthiness Engineer to facilitate the regulatory adherence during both the initial and continued airworthiness phases for components, systems and installations. This in order to ensure that the Cobham SATCOM products always adhere to the latest regulatory standards and provide optimum value to our customers.
This role is based in KGS. Lyngby, Copenhagen. International travel is expected 40-70 days per year, often on short notice. Candidates must be willing to accept vaccinations and other preparations for international travel (i.e. visas, background checks, etc.).

As an Airworthiness Engineer your key skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Engineering Degree in relevant discipline (aerospace, aeronautical, electrical)
  • Knowledge of EASA Part 21 and Part 145 requirements.
  • Experience in working in EASA Part 21J environment
  • Knowledge of working with authorities, airlines and STC holders
  • Quality System experience and knowledge is required
The following requirements would be an advantage
    • Experience with DO-160, DO-178, DO-254, ARP4754a and MOPS DO-262
    • Software and hardware design experience
    • Configuration management experience
    • Structure and electrical design experience

As an Airworthiness Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Facilitate and drive deliveries pertaining to EASA Part 21J DOA
  • Perform the role of Certification Verification Engineer for design approvals on component, system, and installation levels.
  • Perform the role of Software Quality Assurance, Hardware Process Assurance and System Process Assurance within the scope of the DOA approval
  • Manage and monitor in-service performance of ETSO/PMA parts on component and system level
  • Prepare applications for Supplementary Type Certificates to EASA/FAA
  • Present ETSO applications to the relevant authorities
  • Present STC applications to relevant authorities
  • Define and coordinate Statement of Works with external engineering suppliers for STCs
  • Author relevant documentation for applicable competent authority (EASA/FAA/CAA). This could be application and/or revision of ETSO compliance documentation, approval of minor changes, issuance of Service Bulletins, etc.
  • Perform internal training on certification processes and regulatory matters.
  • Act as internal liaison between Services, R&D and QA in regulatory matters
  • Act as internal consultant on regulatory matters
  • Act as external liaison between out-house STC-holders and Cobham SATCOM
  • Process owner for Cobham SATCOM product certification and renewal processes
Please be advised that successful candidates must be willing to present a criminal record and go through the mandatory security clearance prior to commencing employment with Cobham SATCOM

About Cobham SATCOM

Our satellite and radio communication terminals perform in the most challenging and remote environments on land, at sea and in the air. We design and manufacture these high performance products under the AVIATOR, EXPLORER, SAILOR and Sea Tel brands providing customers with outstanding performance, value and support through our global sales and service network.

About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.
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Claire Mcdougall
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