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Senior Systems Engineer

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Senior Systems Engineer Job Ref 919 Reports To Systems, AOCS and Thermal Manager Responsible For Technical lead and or Systems engineering of space missions from LEO to GEO and beyond. Key Purpose of Job Provide technical lead and or system engineering from bid support through to on orbit support for all types of space mission from LEO to GEO and beyond. Key Tasks System engineertechnical lead on SSTL missions from contract negotiations through to launch and operations To work as part of a team to perform mission and system design for missions ranging from LEO to GEO and beyond System level design of space and ground segments including requirements analysis, sensitivity analysis, mission analysis and design tradeoffs To work as part of a team in the production of concepts of operations for missions Conduct customerfacing meetings and presentation at all project stages Preparation of presentation materials and reports to a high standard for all phases of the project Working with the Sales and Engineering teams in support of bidtender activities to generate technical solutions for a variety of customers Support lead studies for a variety of customers. Management of these studies to meet technical requirements, and to cost and schedule PERSON SPECIFICATION essential requirements Qualifications A good 1st degree or equivalent in Engineering, Physics or Maths Experience Experience as a technical lead on a space mission project Proven experienced spacecraft Systems Engineer Experience of designing space missions starting from enduser requirements ideally cradle to grave Experience of designing and analysing space and ground segments to the subsystem level Ideally with experience of downstream spacecraft level testing Ideally with system experience of commissioning Experience in requirements and verification management Knowledge Skills Excellent technical writing and presentation generating and delivering skills Good knowledge or awareness of orbit analysis, constellation configurations, RF link analysis, system budgets, operations, ground segment, space environment and satellite mechanical and electrical architectures Good knowledge of a wide range of satellite applications, e.g. Earth observation, communications, science etc Ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales Good knowledge of requirements management Good knowledge of FMECAs and FDIR design Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint Excellent knowledge of STK and Matlab or equivalent analysis tools Hands on familiarity with environmental testing eg vibration and thermal vacuum tests Good knowledge of assembly and test methods for space flight equipment Some knowledge of MS Project or equivalent planning tool

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Systems Engineer

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Systems Engineer Job Ref 918 Reports To Systems, AOCS and Thermal Manager Responsible For Systems engineering of space missions from LEO to GEO and beyond. Key Purpose of Job Provide technical lead and or system engineering from bid support through to on orbit support for all types of space mission from LEO to GEO and beyond. Key Tasks System engineer technical lead on SSTL missions from contract negotiations through to launch and operations To work as part of a team to perform mission and system design for missions ranging from LEO to GEO and beyond. System level design of space and ground segments including requirements analysis, sensitivity analysis, mission analysis and design tradeoffs To work as part of a team in the production of concepts of operations for missions. Conduct customerfacing meetings and presentation at all project stages Preparation of presentation materials and reports to a high standard for all phases of the project Working with the Sales and Engineering teams in support of bidtender activities to generate technical solutions for a variety of customers Support lead studies for a variety of customers. Management of these studies to meet technical requirements, and to cost and schedule. PERSON SPECIFICATION essential requirements Qualifications A good 1st degree or equivalent in Engineering, Physics or Maths Experience Experienced spacecraft Systems Engineer Experience of designing space missions starting from enduser requirements ideally cradle to grave Experience of designing and analysing space and ground segments to the subsystem level. Ideally with experience of downstream spacecraft level testing Ideally with system experience of commissioning Experience in requirements and verification management Knowledge Skills Excellent technical writing and presentation generating and delivering skills. Good knowledge or awareness of orbit analysis, constellation configurations, RF link analysis, system budgets, operations, ground segment, space environment and satellite mechanical and electrical architectures. Good knowledge of a wide range of satellite applications, e.g. Earth observation, communications, science etc. Ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales. Good knowledge of requirements management Good knowledge of FMECAs and FDIR design Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Excellent knowledge of STK and Matlab or equivalent analysis tools. Hands on familiarity with environmental testing eg vibration and thermal vacuum tests Good knowledge of assembly and test methods for space flight equipment. Some knowledge of MS Project or equivalent planning tool.

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Compliance Officer ImportExport

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Compliance Officer ExportImport Control Job Ref 916 Reports To Compliance Manager Key Purpose of Job Ensure Compliance to SSTLs DispatchImport Processes and all legal regulatory requirements for UK and US Controls for the Movement of Goods. Key Tasks Observe team level policies and procedures to ensure consistent and coherent team output, in line with SSTL approach. Management of the SSTL Dispatch Process which includes Liaising with the Logistics function to authorise SSTL Dispatches of goods to CustomersSuppliers both within the UK and to EUROW destinations using Freight ForwardersCouriers on a permanent or temporary basis. Supervision of the maintenance all internal records for dispatched goods including checks that Shipping Instructions are followed customs entries with departure messages are received shipment paperwork is obtained Bills of Lading, Air Waybills, Certificates of Shipment and Proofs of Delivery. Ensuring that any consignments which contain hazardous goods are correctly declared to the freight forwarder and that supporting paperwork is provided as required. Assisting with the raising of ATA Carnets and Form CE1246 as appropriate along with preferential trade documents ATR1, EUR1 etc. including any consularlegalizationtranslation activities as per customer requirements. Collating information Dispatch Notes etc. to ensure timely and accurate IntrastatEC Sales List reporting via our Finance department. Checking of freight accounts for both export and import consignments issued by the relevant forwarderAgent to ensure correct charges have been levied for the services provided andor dutiestaxes paid before passing them to the finance department for payment. Management of the SSTL Import Process which includes Arranging clearance of goods into the UK as appropriate Issuing instructions with the relevant CPC to the agent including Commercial Couriers to allow for the goods timely clearance into the UK and where necessary, authorizing paymentsuspension of applicable dutiestaxes. Ensuring that any import permitslicences are in place to allow for the smooth importation of the goods into the UK. Applying for and maintenance of the SSTL IPR Authorisation. Maintaining all internal records for import consignments and completing all relevant HMRC returns. Assisting with all relevant HMRC, HMG and corporateinternal audits as required. Other activities as delegated by TeamGroup Leader. PERSON SPECIFICATION Qualifications Good level of Secondary or Higher Education. Possess good numeric, literacy and IT skills. Must be able to hold and maintain UK National Security Vetting at SC level. Must be able to handle US Export Controlled Information. Experience Experience ideally in the electronics or aerospacedefence industry. Experience of working in a busydiverse team environment Knowledge Skills Experience of arranging movements andor shipping of highvalue goods beneficial. An understanding of Incoterms Hazardous goods awareness the UK Customs Tariff including commodity codes and Customs Procedure Codes Knowledge of UKUSA ITAR and EAR export licencing regulations and use of export licences. Knowledge of Inventory Control within an MRP System. Organised, accurate and an attention to detail is essential. Results orientated strong drive to meet quality levels deliver to schedule. Good problem solver able to work methodically, to tight deadlines within a pressurised environment. Good interpersonal skills able to communicate at all levels across the business and work closely within the team. Proactive and flexible with a cando attitude and a willingness to learn. Computer literate, with good MS Office skills, particularly Excel. Due to the sensitivity of material held by the team, discretion and adherence to security processes are absolute requirements for the role.

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Compliance Officer

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Compliance Officer Job Ref 915 Reports To Compliance Manager Key Purpose of Job Ensure Corporate Compliance Policies and Processes are followed and provide support to the general Compliance function at SSTL. Key Tasks Observe team level policies and procedures to ensure consistent and coherent team output, in line with SSTL approach. Management of the SSTL Bid Compliance processes which include AntiMoney LaunderingKnow Your Customer and Bid Compliance Reviews Management of the SSTL Ethics and Corporate Compliance processes which include Gifts Hospitality Sponsorships Donations and Conflicts of Interests Support the Export Compliance Manager with US Export Control licencing Nationality Screening and where necessary liaising with Legal Counsel in the USA. Support the team with General Data Protection Regulatory Compliance. Develop deliver training material for the above processes for SSTL staff. Support, participation and execution of any tasks assigned to the Compliance team. Other activities as delegated by TeamGroup Leader. PERSON SPECIFICATION Qualifications Good level of Secondary or Higher Education. Possess good numeracy, literacy and IT skills. Must be able to hold and maintain UK National Security Vetting at SC level. Must be able to handle US Export Controlled Information. Experience Experience ideally in the electronics or aerospacedefence industry. Experience of working in a busydiverse team environment Experience in working in a legal environment a benefit but not essential Knowledge Skills Experience of Ethics and Business Compliance. Organised, accurate and an attention to detail is essential. Results orientated strong drive to meet quality levels deliver to schedule. Good problem solver able to work methodically, to tight deadlines within a pressurised environment. Good interpersonal skills able to communicate at all levels across the business, both written and verbal, and work closely within the team. Proactive and flexible with a cando attitude and a willingness to learn. Computer literate, with good MS Office skills, particularly Excel. Due to the sensitivity of material held by the team, discretion and adherence to security processes are absolute requirements for the role.

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Component Engineer

2018-12-14 15:28:43| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

We are looking for a Component Engineer E3 to join our Modis Aerospace team, working onsite at the European Space Agency in the Netherlands. Modis Aerospace is a specialized Engineering consultancy with more than 30 years experience providing aerospace Engineers to our key partners in The Netherlands. Modis is a longstanding business partner of the European Space Agency ESA, with more than 120 employees recruited from across Europe currently supporting ESAs activities. Specific tasks to be performed Provide expertise in the field of Passive Components, Discrete Semiconductors for RF and nonRF, Complex Microcircuits for Digital, Analog, Mixed Signal and Microwave, Hybrid Technology, Micropackaging, Optoelectronics proficiency in at least 4 of the previous 12 categories is required. Auditing of component manufacturers and engineering support to the ESCC standardization and qualification program. General tasks to be performed Carry out Failure Analysis tasks and other analysis tasks as required. Prepare reports on the analysis tasks as required. Support and advice concerning the performance of analysis tasks subcontracted to external laboratories. Provide related technical support on EEE components to ESA projects and other DTEC divisions in the area of hybrid technology. Provide technical assistance in the definition and to the management of ESA Technology programmes in the field of hybrid technology. Provide technical input to the formulation, review and maintenance of the technical standards and specifications relating to the evaluation and capability approval of hybrid manufacturers. Provide technical assistance in the formulation and monitoring of Capability Approval programmes for hybrid manufacturers. Support ISO certification activities. To successfully perform the above mentioned tasks, the following background experience is required PhD or Msc in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related specialization. 4 years of relevant professional work experience. Demonstrated background and experience in EEE component technologies in terms of constituent materials, production technology, test equipment, test tools, test methods and standards industrial and standardisation bodies, laboratory techniques, laboratory equipment, laboratory work and procedures including common health and safety regulations. About ESAESTEC The European Space Agency ESA has sites in several European countries. The European Space Research and Technology Centre ESTEC is the largest site and the technical heart of ESA. This nursery of European space activities is located in Noordwijk, Netherlands. At ESTEC, about 2500 engineers, technicians and scientists work handson with mission design, spacecraft and space technology. Almost all ESA projects except launchers are managed from ESTEC. In Noordwijk, people work on science missions, manned space missions, Earth observation, telecommunications and navigation satellites. ESTEC provides extensive testing facilities to verify the proper operation of spacecraft, such as the Large Space Simulator LSS, acoustic and electromagnetic testing bays, multiaxis vibration tables and the ESA Propulsion Laboratory EPL. Please send your CV to recruitmentaerospacemodis.com before 18012019

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Senior Analogue Electronics Design Engineer

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Thales people architect and deliver satellitebased systems that help position, connect and observe our planet, and push the boundaries of our understanding of planets resources. Our systems are in orbit at 400 km, 20000 km, 36000 km and beyond to the edges of the solar system. Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and wellbeing matters to us and thats why we offer you the flexibility to do whats important to you whether thats part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions. Primary Purpose of the Role To define architecture, design, specify and implement electronic units including PCB schematics to relevant European Space Agency flight standards. This will be completed in accordance with relevant Thales Quality Management and industry Standards. Experience of analogue design for Space will be essential, coupled with an excellent grasp of circuit analysis for worst case conditions. Experience in carrying out and interpreting the results of schematic and boardlevel simulation is important. A working knowledge of digital electronics design, FPGAs and CPUs SPARK V8 LEON ARM is required. Familiarity with the requirements traceability DOORS to support design and development process is required. Experience of Mentor xDX Designer for schematic capture and Mentor xPCB for layout is preferred. Experience of SIMetrixSIMPLIS for analogue simulation is preferred. Reporting to the Hardware Engineering Manager with technical oversight provided by the Skill lead. The main duties and responsibilities will include Customer requirements analysis Contribute to system design, definition of requirements and Work Package definition Architectural design with an assessment and tradeoff of design options Selection of parts suitable for the space environment Design of the required function to schematic level Worst case and Stress Analysis of the design to ensure reliable operation A working knowledge, and preferably direct experience of software design and its interaction with hardware. Knowledge of EMC and appropriate mitigating design techniques. Analogue signal conditioning, multiplexing and conversion ADC and DAC. Failure Mode Effects Criticality Analysis Definition of test procedures Creation of manufacture data packs Managing PCB layout activities, applying highspeed layout techniques where appropriate Supporting the manufacturing and Product Assurance manager during the build phase Supporting PCB level testing Supporting integration and testing at unit level Support to reviews at all levels of the design, development and testing of the unit Liaise with customers and subcontractors on technical issues Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential The position will be based at the TASUK Bristol office but up to 20 of work may need to be conducted at subcontractors or customer premises, typically in UK or Europe. Principal Relationships Internal Relationships Hardware Engineering Manager for overall supervision Workpackage manager for project task supervision mentoring. Project Manager for definition of work packages and detailed project oversight of task delivery Analogue Skill Lead for design reviews mentoring Other engineering teams to define interfaces, requirements specification and verification to support hardware design, implementation test activity Product Assurance Manager for support of investigation and correction of problems. External Relationships Customer interaction to achieve consensus on technical aspects Technical oversight of subcontract delivery Key Responsibilities and Tasks Deliver defined tasks to budget schedule Derivation of unit or board level requirements Generate specification, architecture, development and validation plans Analyse and where appropriate identify developments required at EM and EQM to support flight development Implement and test hardware in accordance with relevant standards Workpackage Management Support Skill Lead in optimising approaches to engineering processes Values Behaviours Produce items to quality standards to meet customer contractual requirements. Provide all tasks and outputs, typically defined within a work package description, in conformance to agreed scope budget and schedules. Build relationships with colleagues and work cooperatively with others to achieve project goals. Contribute to professional exchanges and develop the corporate expertise in digital design engineering. Proactive to optimise engineering processes to reduce costs Financial Budgetary Responsibility Manage assigned work packages In line with Thales Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment andor education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting DBS NSV Agency. At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 65,000 employees in 56 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now! httpsthales.wd3.myworkdayjobs.comCareersjobBristolBuilding660SeniorAnalogueElectronicsDesignEngineerR0047838

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Digital Electronics Design Engineer

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Thales people architect and deliver satellitebased systems that help position, connect and observe our planet, and push the boundaries of our understanding of planets resources. Our systems are in orbit at 400 km, 20000 km, 36000 km and beyond to the edges of the solar system. Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and wellbeing matters to us and thats why we offer you the flexibility to do whats important to you whether thats part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions. Primary Purpose of the Role To define architecture, design, specify and implement electronic units including PCB schematics to relevant European Space Agency flight standards. This will be completed in accordance with relevant Thales Quality Management and industry Standards. A working knowledge of analogue electronics design, FPGA Design VHDL and embedded processors SPARK V8 LEON ARM is required. Familiarity with the requirements traceability DOORS to support design and development process is required. Experience of Mentor xDX Designer for schematic capture and Mentor xPCB for layout is preferred. Reporting to the Hardware Engineering Manager The main duties and responsibilities will include Customer requirements analysis Architectural design Derivation of design solutions considering hardwaresoftware partitioning Assessment and tradeoff of design options Selection of parts suitable for the space environment Design of the required function to schematic level Worst case and Stress Analysis of the design to ensure reliable operation Failure Mode Effects Criticality Analysis Definition of test procedures Creation of manufacture data packs Managing PCB layout activities, applying highspeed layout techniques where appropriate Supporting the manufacturing and Product Assurance manager during the build phase Supporting PCB level testing Supporting integration and testing at unit and Spacecraft level Support to reviews at all levels of the design, development and testing of the function Liaise with customers and subcontractors on technical issues The position will be based at the TASUK Bristol office but up to 20 of work may need to be conducted at subcontractors or customer premises, typically in UK or Europe. Principal Relationships Internal Relationships Hardware Engineering Manager for overall supervision. Workpackage Manager for detailed hardware task supervision mentoring. Project Manager for definition of work packages and detailed project oversight of task delivery. Other engineering teams to define interfaces, requirements specification and verification to support hardware design, implementation test activity. Product Assurance Manager for support of investigation and correction of problems. External Relationships Customer interaction to achieve consensus on technical aspects Technical oversight of subcontract delivery Key Responsibilities and Tasks Deliver defined tasks to budget schedule Derivation of unit or board level requirements Generate specification, architecture, development and validation plans Analyse and where appropriate identify developments required at EM and EQM to support flight development Implement and test hardware in accordance with relevant standards Support Skill Lead in optimising approaches to engineering processes Values Behaviours Produce items to quality standards to meet customer contractual requirements. Provide all tasks and outputs, typically defined within a work package description, in conformance to agreed scope budget and schedules. Build relationships with colleagues and work cooperatively with others to achieve project goals. Contribute to professional exchanges and develop the corporate expertise in digital design engineering. Proactive to optimise engineering processes to reduce costs Financial Budgetary Responsibility Manage assigned work packages In line with Thales Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment andor education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting DBS NSV Agency. At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 65,000 employees in 56 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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Ariane Exploitation Programme Support Officer

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Vacancy in the Directorate of Space Transportation. ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. Applications from women are encouraged. Post Ariane Exploitation Programme Support Officer This post is classified A2A4 on the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ESA Headquarters, Paris, France Description Ariane Exploitation Programme Support Officer in the Ariane Exploitation Programme, Launchers Exploitation Department, Directorate of Space Transportation. Duties The postholder reports directly to the Programme Manager. Duties will include preparing inputs for reports, programme proposals and documents for corporate reporting and meetings with Delegations consistent and timely preparing of procurement actions organising project reviews providing syntheses of project planning, including procurement planning and related proposals, establishing the general planning of programme activities preparing syntheses of contract actions and cost plans supporting risk plan maintenance supporting the preparation of further programme phases being the focal point for internal and external communication supporting the Programme Manager in preparing the Ariane 6 Launch Systems Exploitation phase acting as main Ariane Exploitation Programme interface with the Ariane 6 Launch System Architect, Launcher System, P120 and Ground Segment projects and with the Cost Monitoring Office for preparing decisions related to the Ariane 6 Transition and Exploitation phases following up and providing syntheses on the implementation of the recommendations and actions of the Ariane 6 Exploitation Readiness Key Point ERKP. In daytoday activities, the postholder will interface and cooperate with the Ariane exploitation project teams. Technical competencies Multidisciplinary knowledge of area of responsibility Behavioural competencies Communication Relationship Management Results Orientation Teamwork Education Applicants should have a Masters degree or equivalent qualification in an engineering discipline. Additional requirements Candidates should also have knowledge of other domains with interfaces to own area of responsibility excellent analytical skills indepth knowledge of internal instructions and processes required for programme administration including procurement, risk management and financial planning processes experience in the execution of spacerelated projects. Other information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework. The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required. Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset. The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests. The closing date for applications is 13 January 2019. If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email contact.human.resourcesesa.int. Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada and Slovenia. According to the ESA Convention the recruitment of staff must take into account an adequate distribution of posts among nationals of the ESA Member States. When shortlisting for an interview, priority will first be given to internal candidates and secondly to external candidates from underrepresented Member States. see Nationality Targets In accordance with the European Space Agencys security procedures and as part of the selection process, successful candidates will be required to undergo basic screening before appointment. Recruitment will normally be at the first grade in the band A2 however, if the candidate selected has little or no experience, the position may be filled at A1 level. Apply HERE

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AIT Responsible Propulsion

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Thales people architect and deliver satellitebased systems that help position, connect and observe our planet, and push the boundaries of our understanding of planets resources. Our systems are in orbit at 400 km, 20000 km, 36000 km and beyond to the edges of the solar system. Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and wellbeing matters to us and thats why we offer you the flexibility to do whats important to you whether thats part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions. Principal Purpose of the Position To manage the establishment and operation of TAS UKs propulsion integration facility primarily at Belfast. To manage associated activities such as project management, manufacturing processes, mechanical and thermal engineering requirements. The manager is responsible of the Propulsion System Assembly, Integration Test AIT. . The role is in charge of the technical content, schedule and costs of the tasks in the AIT department. Principal Relationships TAS UK and TAS JV organisation departments Engineering Management, Project Management, Supply Chain Procurement etc Thales UK organisations such as the manufacturing facility in Harwell and Bristol. External stakeholder organisations customers, suppliers etc Professional Organisations such as Engineering Institutions Key Responsibilities and tasks Manages workload plan for AIT activities Supervisor of daily activities in the facility. Implementation of assembly, integration and test phases of the project. Controls the deployment of the AIT plan for the propulsion system Management of the team on the following activities o Assembly of the Propulsion system and subsystems o Validation of the tooling o Performing hazardous and critical operations, such as welding in line with the correct standards o Environmental tests preparation and satellite instrumentation in accordance with the instrumentation plan. o Handling of MGSE and EGSE o Functional Testing o Alignment measurements o Tank Operations o Thermal test o Vibration test o Mass properties o Propulsion leak tests o Propulsion system installation in the transport container o Responsible for packing GSE o Recording test configurations and databases and ensures the traceability of the operations that have been conducted are correctly performed o Reviewing test results to ensure the quality of the tests carried are acceptable and provides the corresponding test reports as applicable Responsible to ensure staff are correctly trainedcertified to perform the AIT procedures and processes Responsible for the AIT work packages with associated cost Responsible for programmatic and technical aspects of Propulsion system AIT. Responsible for logistics related to external facilities. Responsible for the propulsion system installation in the transport container Organises the transfer of end product to the next phase in the project including availability of documents and necessary tools. Supports the Launch Campaign when required Participates to the system risk analysis. Supports program reviews PDR, CDR, FMCR, Organises AIT reviews PRR, TRR and MRL as well as NRB. Design and integration of Ground Support Equipment GSE including Mechanical GSE MGSE, Electrical GSE EGSE hardware and software, and Tanking GSE TGSE. Responsible of the availability of test tools GSE Captures lesson learnt and leads the review meetings The job holder will be required to perform adhoc additional duties that will arise from time to time that are consistent with the nature of this managerial position. Qualifications, Skills Experience Degree level qualification in an associated discipline such as engineering, manufacturing Professional certification from a relevant Professional Institution is desirable such as The Institution of Mechanical Engineering. A demonstrable positive performance record in the following activities Experience in Propulsion system Assembly, Integration Test AIT and the Launch Campaign preparation and performance on several spacecraft Provision of managerial and technical impact relating to activities associated with the operation of a propulsion system integration facility such as project management, people management, mechanical and thermal engineering. Communication and influencing skills to build productive relationships with colleagues and stakeholders A working knowledge of government institutional contractual rules and forms is desirable Behaviours Can demonstrate a positive example in relation to the Leadership Model Shape Solutions Out of Complexity Be Ambitious and Accountable Perform Through Cooperation Influence Key Stakeholders Manage Self Engage and Develop Teams The job requires a flexible and can do approach to perform effectively in a fast changing business growth environment. It will also require the demonstration of behaviours that contribute to an agile and collaborative operating model, One Team One Company The job requires the ability to work in a multisite capacity. There will be a main location but occasional travel is required within the UK and overseas mainly within Europe. A drivers licence that is valid for the UK is required. . In line with Thales Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment andor education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting DBS NSV Agency. At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 65,000 employees in 56 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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EAC FM Manager

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Vacancy in the Directorate of Internal Services. ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. Applications from women are encouraged. Post EAC FM Manager This post is classified A2A4 on the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location EAC, PorzWahn, Germany Description EAC FM Manager in the ESOC EAC Estates Management Service, ESA Estates Facilities Management Department, Directorate of Internal Service. Duties Under the direct authority of the Head of ESOC EAC Estates and Facilities Management Service, the postholder is responsible for managing the proper functioning of EAC related EFM services and provides operational support to the Head of EAC. Given the status of EAC, the postholder will coordinate very closely with DLR for all EFM Hard and Soft services delivered at EAC. The incumbent will also be in charge of mechanical installations and equipment at ESOC and EAC, acting as expert focal point for site mechanical engineering, carrying out the following duties Carrying out preventive and corrective mechanical maintenance of mechanical systems including quality control of maintenance performed by the site main contractor quality control of mechanical installations and work performed on sitecentre by various contractors reviewing and preparing maintenance procedures and stipulations assessing maintenance contractor performance in meeting maintenance contract requirements assessing contractors activities regarding health safety regulations following up corrective actions Managing mechanical projects on ESOC and EAC infrastructure managing projects from inception to closeout, including commissioning preparing and drawing up work descriptions, project budget and timeplanning estimates preparing, organising and leading meetings as required by management or due to project activities Assisting multidisciplinary projects, providing support for coordinating actions and tasks in the mechanical engineering area organising and leading coordination meetings between team members andor project board meetings communication and information matters linked to project activities project commissioning. Mechanical projects quality control implementation and maintenance of uptodate project plan, project managementcoordination controlling and following up key performance indicators for project management and execution review and evaluate offers received from contractors. Technical competencies Stateoftheart knowledge in area of responsibility at required level Knowledge understanding of the Agencys core business Experience in managing facility management projects Experience in maintaining mechanical installations and equipment Behavioural competencies Problem Solving Planning Organisation Teamwork Customer Focus Results Orientation Innovation Creativity Education Applicants should have a Masters degree or equivalent qualification in mechanical engineering. Additional requirements A proven capability to manage maintenance and projects is required. Knowledge and experience of building automation systems and geothermal plants would be an advantage. Competence in hydraulic cooling and heating closedloop systems as well as building humidification systems are required. Other information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework. The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required. Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset. The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests. The closing date for applications is 24 January 2019. If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email contact.human.resourcesesa.int. Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada and Slovenia. According to the ESA Convention the recruitment of staff must take into account an adequate distribution of posts among nationals of the ESA Member States. When shortlisting for an interview, priority will first be given to internal candidates and secondly to external candidates from underrepresented Member States. see Nationality Targets In accordance with the European Space Agencys security procedures and as part of the selection process, successful candidates will be required to undergo basic screening before appointment. Recruitment will normally be at the first grade in the band A2 however, if the candidate selected has little or no experience, the position may be filled at A1 level. Apply HERE

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