An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and self-motivated Quality Engineer to become one of the founding members of the Dufour Aerospace Quality team. The position offers the opportunity to be involved with the development and launch of our leading technology hybrid tilt-wing aircraft. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of quality within the business and play a major role in establishing best practice quality and improvement processes to meet customer and regulatory requirements that will ultimately lead to product and business certification.

The Quality Engineer role will be required to work with internal and external stakeholders, notably Engineering, Production, Procurement, Suppliers and Certification bodies. An ability to operate at all levels and engage others successfully is therefore essential.

If you have the ambition to play a key part in the future of Dufour Aerospace and impact the future of aerospace this could be the role for you.


  • Provide quality support for all new product development and production activities.
  • Work with engineering and manufacturing/assembly teams to assure and improve product quality.
  • Support the development and implementation of required processes and the ongoing maintenance of the Dufour Management System.
  • Complete Quality audits for purposes of assurance and approval.
  • Develop and implement quality standards, inspection/measurement systems and processes.
  • Manage quality issues in conjunction with key stakeholders.
  • Support resolution of day-to-day quality problems.
  • Provide guidance and support across the Dufour team on matters related to Quality.



  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Quality role ideally within aerospace or other high technology industry.
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering subject.
  • Experience of ISO9001 or AS/EN9100 Management System Requirements.
  • Problem-solving experience, driving root cause and corrective/preventative actions.
  • Good engineering knowledge, including ability to understand engineering drawings and standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to operate independently, having a high level of self-motivation, and determination to see a task through to completion.
  • Strength of character to remain resilient under pressure.
  • Good language skills, fluency in both English and German.


  • Experience of operating in organisations approved under the requirements EASA Part 21(G).
  • Experience in performing quality audits.
  • Knowledge of quality improvement methods e.g. Error Proofing, FMEA, Six Sigma, SPC.


  • The position will be primarily based in the Dübendorf facility, but travel to other Dufour sites and supplier locations will be required.
  • Compensation will be a combination of fixed salary plus share options.