Kitemill AS is a Norwegian start-up company in the Airborne Wind Energy segment; focused on development, production and sale of airborne wind turbines. The forces from the wind are converted to energy in an innovative way by a system of only a few components and minimal amount of materials to provide the high efficiency and capacity. Kitemill employs a small team of skilled and experienced experts, and the prototype testing is carried out in Lista, Norway.
To meet its challenges and development targets, Kitemill is now recruiting an Aerodynamics Engineer.
The aerodynamic engineer will have the internal responsibility to develop and produce the most efficient kite for the kite turbines. He will contribute to the development of the airfoil and planform, up to the manufacturing of the kite as well as the final testing of the system. The position will develop a theoretical understanding of tests and as such involve modelling. He will work together with our collaborating partners on finding an optimal solution dependent on the specifications / requirements that are defined.
Your background will ideally encompass a master’s degree in aerodynamics. As a result, we expect the engineer to be able to do VLM & CFD simulations, airfoil design and aeroelastic analysis. Competence in the area of materials / structural design / control is a strong plus.
Ideally the candidate has aerodynamics experience from the aviation / defense industry.
English writing and communication are mandatory. The person should be independent and self-motivating. A passion for renewable energy is a must!