MGSE and Tooling Engineer

Posted 3 months ago

MGSE & Tooling Engineer    


12 months      

(£36.16 Umbrella – £27.33 PAYE)     


Definition, design and supply of Mechanical Ground Support Equipment (MGSE) and tooling for the manufacture, test and delivery of satellite/spacecraft structures. 

Provision of estimates and schedules and thereafter the control of the design, structural analysis, supplier selection, manufacturing reviews and acceptance/qualification testing. .

An awareness of safety issues associated with Mechanical Handling Equipment

Creation of technical documents to ensure the manufacture, testing and safe usage of MGSE to company standards.

To develop and build relationships both internally and externally and work as part of a team

Actively seek to develop own learning and skills

Ability to deliver multiple tasks to set time frames with minimal supervision

Able to organise and manage own workload

The ability to understand and use company systems and software

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written (internally and externally)

Responsible for the delivery of MGSE and Tooling to project on Quality, Cost & Schedule.

Suggest process improvements considering business benefits

Takes responsibility for implementing improvements

Awareness of the need to involve others as required

Skills/Experience Required

Typically 2 year’s relevant experience in a Manufacturing based design engineering role.

Appreciation of Mechanical Ground Support Equipment & Tooling manufacturing techniques

Creation of technical reports to cover the use and legislative impacts on all equipment

Time served engineering apprenticeship or equivalent qualifications.

Experienced in dealing with customers and suppliers

A background in an engineering environment, preferably within the space sector

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Experienced in technical documentation writing


A good understanding of MGSE/tooling manufacture and design philosophies

Education & Training

Degree/HNC or equivalent in an Engineering related discipline or strong relevant experience

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering

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