328 Support Services GmbH, based at Oberpfaffenhofen Airport near Munich, supervises the Dornier 328 aircraft fleet globally and is the type certificate holder for the aircraft model DORNIER 328-100/300. We are a development, manufacturing and maintenance organization renowned by international aviation authorities. Our services include the development, modification, licensing, maintenance, spare part production as well as a worldwide customer service and spare part supply for the Dornier 328 fleet. Creation and certification of modifications, repairs and the production of components and assemblies like VIP-furnishings for different aircraft models are also part of our daily business.

To strengthen our team, we are looking for a

Senior Structural Engineer (m/f/d) Stress, Fatigue & Damage Tolerance

Your tasks:

  • Development and validation of innovative design solutions answering complex challenges in a multifunctional context
  • Perform static, fatigue & damage tolerance analysis of aircraft structures by means of analytical hand calculation as well as FEM methods
  • Compile of stress, fatigue and damage tolerance analysis reports for aircraft structure components and assemblies, metallic and composite to pass through certification
  • Ensure adherence to relevant regulations CS/JAR/FAR, relevant design principles, processes, methods and manufacturing capabilities, and design organization guidelines
  • Define, interpret and validate tests of manufactured components
  • Provide input for the creation of drawings for manufacture and support to other functions (i.e. production, quality, certification, customer support) as needed
  • Proof and assessment of production non-conformities (concessions)
  • Define maintenance and inspection program of new designed structure components as well as of damaged structure

Your profile:

  • Educated to Bachelor or Master degree level (or equivalent) in Aerospace Engineering
  • Several years of experience in engineering and manufacturing
  • High level of knowledge of aircraft strength analysis methods and basic structural design criteria of primary and secondary structures
  • Very good knowledge and experience in building complex finite element models for stress analyses (Hyperworks, NASTRAN, PATRAN)
  • Good knowledge of composite material design and strength analysis (carbon-, glass-, kevlar fibers)
  • Understanding of drawing practices, material properties, and manufacturing processes; Familiarity with CATIA V5
  • Very good knowledge of aeronautical regulations (i.e. CS/JAR/FAR Part 23/25/27/29)
  • Broad experience in preparing of certification documents
  • Fluent in English and basic German

What we offer:

  • A permanent employment contract with flexible working hours and 30 days of vacation a year, subsidized lunch at our canteen, group accident insurance, capital-forming benefits
  • A working environment with flat hierarchies and the possibility to take on responsibility with enough room to grow and help us to shape our processes
  • Free parking and easy access to the public transport system – we are directly located at the A96
  • Become part of our team and work with us on a high-tech product “Made in Germany” at an aviation hub in the attractive surroundings of Munich


Did we arouse your interest? We would be happy to receive your application, stating your salary expectations and the earliest possible starting date:

328 Support Services GmbH
Human Resources
Special Airport Oberpfaffenhofen
D-82234 Wessling / Germany
T: 08153/88111-2315
E: career@328.eu
W: http://www.328.eu