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Recaro – Senior restraint and passenger safety specialist

Schwaebisch Hall, Germany or Fort Worth, USA

Recaro Aircraft Seating has made a name for itself among leading airlines as a supplier of innovative economy class and business class products. Today, the globally active company ranks among the world’s top three aircraft seat manufacturers, and offers a product portfolio perfectly tailored to the needs of the airline industry.

Your tasks:
• In this position you will drive the Recaro knowledge base on safety belts, torso restraint systems, seat and seatbelt-mounted airbags, as well as structure-mounted airbag systems
• You will be supporting both business class and economy class platforms with solutions defined within your field of expertise
• Market, customer and competitor analyses form an important part of your tasks
• You will be responsible for product development and product improvement throughout the lifecycle according to the defined strategy
• With your expertise in passenger safety systems you will be the focal point for our customers, partners, suppliers and internal stakeholders
• You will support the Recaro sales forces through training and on-site representation
• You will collaborate deeply with Recaro engineering departments to ensure a certifiable design of complete seating systems
• You will participate at conferences of the SAE Seat Committee with the aim to define and standardize relevant requirements

Your profile:
• You have graduated as Master in aeronautical engineering or equivalent.
• You have at least five years’ experience as senior development engineer within the field of aircraft or automotive passenger restraint systems
• You have deep knowledge in the development of Safety Belts and Torso Restraint Systems.
• You have deep knowledge in the development of aircraft passenger seat-mounted, seatbelt-mounted and aircraft structure-mounted airbag systems
• Knowledge ip Pretensioning Systems both for Safety Belts as well as Torso Restraint Systems is desirable
• Practical knowledge in the application of TSO/ETSO-C22 and TSO/ETSO-C114 is required
• Intermediate knowledge of testing and certification aspects is required
• While being an engineer, you consider strategy, creativity as well as entrepreneurship
• Business fluency in English is required, while German is desirable

Are you looking for a challenge?
In addition to exciting assignments within Recaro Aircraft Seating, you will then be offered the possibility of personal and professional further development. We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive job application via our career site at Your personal information will be treated confidentially.

Disabled applicants (f/m) will be handled with special consideration when equally qualified



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