Reference:
12785
Location:
Stevenage
Industry:
Accounting
Salary:
£28 per hour
Job Type:
Contract

Mechanical Satellite Engineer

Mechanical Satellite Engineer x4      

Stevenage      

Six Months     

£28.00 per hour + shift uplift if applicable

 

QUALIFICATION LEVEL REQUIRED:

Minimum of HNC level in a Mechanical discipline. A lesser qualification is acceptable if a high level of similar industry experience can be demonstrated.

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Good understanding and experience of mechanical systems. 

Spacecraft and Nitrogen purge systems.

Environmental testing (Vibration, Acoustic, Mass properties, Thermal)

Mechanical integration of mechanisms, black boxes, antennas, solar arrays, mechanical sub-systems, instruments, and payloads.

Writing build documentation and resolving non-conformances

Understanding of configuration control and ‘as design as built’ status.

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIRMENTS:         

High mechanical skills and relevant experience.

Procedures and process control.

Able to work offsite (UK and abroad) for undefined periods at short notice.

Work overtime and shifts is expected.

Able to support out of normal hours work using the “on call” rota process.

Practical and proactive.

Quality driven approach with high attention to detail.

Knowledge and experience in the production of high quality documentation (test specs, test plans, test procedures, Plans, DDV plans).

High self-motivation and ability to deal with changing priorities on a multi project basis.

ISO 8 Clean room practices.

Good problem solving skills (technical, logistics and organisational).

Good planning skills and process competence, (MRP system experience an advantage).

Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

Previous experience of spacecraft is a distinct advantage.

Good time management.

Appreciation of satellite processes and project phases.

 

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS:      

Experience of Lean engineering and MRP systems such as SAP.

Optical alignment of equipment using theodolites.

Aerospace experience.

Mechanical design / validation / experience

FMEA Experience

Knowledge of continuous improvement philosophies

Knowledge of Health and Safety principles and their application to the specific environment

Rudimentary understanding of RF properties and associated risks.

 

 

For more information please contact John Paul at Protec Technical Ltd. 

 


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