21-Jun-2011 Source: Eurocopter
Eurocopter today launched an ambitious program to hire over 300 experienced engineers for its French and German operations as the company further enhances its research and development resources in remaining the worldâ€™s helicopter industry leader.
This employment outreach is focused on skilled engineers with more than four years of experience, who are being recruited to join Eurocopterâ€™s research and development teams in Marignane, France and DonauwÃ¶rth, Germany.
Based on the theme: â€œWrite the next chapter of our history together,â€ the recruitment campaignâ€™s scope includes a dedicated website (www.a-breath-of-fresh-air-for-your-career.com), specific hiring pages on several Internet social networks, outreach at major industry shows and events, briefing sessions with research and development leaders at Eurocopter locations, and references via the companyâ€™s own employees.
â€œEvery day, Eurocopter is opening the frontiers of flight with innovation-driven new programs, and we are looking for motivated, skilled engineers who can contribute to our continued leadership in the global helicopter industry,â€ said Eurocopter President & CEO Lutz Bertling. â€œWe have set the ambitious goal of launching a new helicopter initiative or performing a first flight every year, which offers exciting opportunities for engineers who join our team.â€
Examples of Eurocopterâ€™s current activities include among others concept validation of its X3 high-speed hybrid helicopter demonstrator, which has surpassed flight speeds of 220 kts.; certification and production start-up for the new multi-role EC175 in a cooperative effort with China; development of the new EC145 T2 version of the companyâ€™s popular EC145 rotary-wing aircraft; family evolution and operational support for the Tiger attack helicopter, which today is performing combat missions in 2 operational theaters, and finally start of the development of a fully new and highly innovative helicopter.
In addition to these 300 experienced engineers, Eurocopter is recruiting young graduates from the best engineering schools.