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Mechanical and Electrical Workshop Service Manager

2019-01-16 17:30:27| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Deadline ASAP Client and Location For one of our main customers ESAESTEC, we are currently looking for a Mechanical and Electrical Workshop Service Manager. The Mechanical and Electrical Workshop is part of the Test Centre division is operating a small mechanical and electrical workshop to support the maintenance and operation of the Test Centre and the laboratories that are on ESTEC site. A set of machines and tool is available to be able to offer a quick and flexible service to all teams located on ESTEC site. Tasks and Responsibilities Discussion with workshop Customer to agree on manufacturing Provide manufacturing advise Minor works may require handsketches to be drafted by the service contractor in agreement with the Customer request Registration of request for work Preparation of proposal Maintain overall planning of workshop for all activities work requests, maintenance, repair Maintain machine elog book Liaise with ESA suppliers in charge of the machines maintenance to schedule it and follow it up to meet machine maintenance plan Liaise with ESA supplier in charge of the electrical inspection to schedule it and follow it up to meet inspection plan Keep machine maintenance and inspection plans uptodate Manage stock of spare parts and consumable including the requesting of offer for stock replacement. This requires maintaining a list of spare parts and consumable of the workshop Perform workshop physical inventory Provide monthly report Provide once a year suggestion for machine upgrade or replacement Provide once a year suggestion for maintenance optimisation. Requirements Senior Technician with 5 to 10 years of relevant work experience Minimum completed MBO diploma in technical direction MTS Metaaltechniek Proven experience in planningCoordinationmanagement of Tasks Machine maintenanceMaterial and consumable stock managementinspection and calibration Experience in 3 axis CNC milling Basic knowledge of CATIA is an asset Highly proficient in IT tools MS office, MS Projects, Word, Excel Experience with Pressurized installation is a strong assets Knowledge of Electrical and NEN 3140 is an asset Knowledge of welding techniques is an asset Experience in Reporting and communication in English and Dutch language Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations, VCA VOL is an asset Problem solving ability and hands on mentality Leadership skills and Able to motivate, coach and guide people.

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Junior Development Engineer Mechanical

2019-01-15 16:31:50| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Start date and duration Starting ASAP on a one year contract. Customer and Location The position is for Airbus Defence and Space based in ImmenstaadFriedrichshafen. The location for this position is on one of the major sites of our client in Southern Germany. Airbus DS is one of the key players in the European satellite and launcher industries. At the Immenstaad site around 2500 people are employed, working on space and defence projects. The space division is specialized in Earth Observation, Navigation and Science. Tasks and Responsibilities Support performance of static and dynamic mechanical analysis of science, earth observation and navigation satellites and their components Support performance of mechanical stability performance analyses for space instruments and highly stable structures for space applications Mapping of thermal analysis results on mechanical mathematical models and performance of thermal distortion analyses Support performance of stress, strength and buckling analyses for structural components of satellites Support performance of nonlinear mechanical analyses of structural components of satellites Performance of multibodysimulations, especially for mechanisms Performance of plausibility checks and hand calculation to validate the analysis results Support simulation and surveillance of vibration tests of satellites and their components Application of the pre and postprocessing software PATRAN and the FEM solver NASTRAN Documentation and archiving of all activities, mathematical models and analysis and test results. Requirements Degree in Aerospace andor Mechanical Engineering Minimum of 2 year of experience in mechanical engineering activities, preferably for space applications Experience with FEM absolutely necessary Experience with PATRAN would be nice to have Experience with NASTRAN would be nice to have High level of team work skills, independent working methods, open and purposeful communication style Experience in cooperation within development teams consisting of different technical disciplines Fluent in English and German.

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Mechanical Engineer to work on Spacecraft Electronic Units

2019-01-11 13:32:45| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Mechanical Engineer to work on Spacecraft Electronic Units STARDundee Ltd., www.stardundee.com, a leading supplier of spacecraft electronic test equipment and technology, is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to work on new products and technology for spacecraft applications. STARDundee has an excellent track record in innovative, highquality hardware, software and ASICs for spacecraft applications. To meet growing demand, we now seek to expand our research and development team to work on new products related to spacecraft onboard datahandling and avionics networks. STARDundee STARDundee is a successful SME in the aerospace engineering sector, which designs network technology for use onboard spacecraft. STARDundee provides electronic test and development equipment and chip designs for spaceflight applications. All manufacturing is carried out by suitably qualified subcontractors based in the UK. STARDundee concentrates on the design and support activities, with a highly skilled workforce around 80 graduates and 50 PhDs. STARDundee has a wholly owned subsidiary STARBarcelona, based in Sant Cugat just outside Barcelona. The company has now been operational for sixteen years building up a global customer base that includes just about all the famous names in the aerospace industry and the worlds leading space agencies including NASA, ESA, JAXA, CAST, SAST. STARDundee has key distributors in the USA, Japan, China and South Korea, serving Europe and the rest of the world directly from Dundee. STARDundee is a world leader in SpaceWire technology. SpaceWire is a computer network for use on board spacecraft, which connects together instruments, massmemory, processors, the downlink telemetry, and other onboard subsystems. SpaceWire has been a highly successful collaboration between European Space Agency ESA, academia and industry. Prof. Steve Parkes of University of Dundee, and Chief Technology Officer of STARDundee, wrote the SpaceWire standard for ESA with inputs from international spacecraft engineers. The SpaceWire standard was published in 2003 and is now being used or designed into more than 100 spacecraft costing well over 30 billion. Space missions relying on SpaceWire technology include Earth observation, scientific, exploration and commercial spacecraft. STARDundee chip designs are being used on many of these spacecraft and our test and development equipment is being used during their design, integration and test. Over the past several years STARDundee in collaboration with the University of Dundee has been developing a new highavailability, highreliability, multiGbits network technology for space applications, called SpaceFibre. SpaceFibre runs over electrical and fibre optic cable and is set to become the next generation of spacecraft onboard network technology, due to its innovative quality of service and fault detection, isolation and recovery capabilities. The SpaceFibre technology developed by STARDundee is used in the RC64 64 core DSP processor developed by Ramon Chips in Israel. STARDundee is a Microsemi partner providing SpaceWire and SpaceFibre interfaces for the Microsemi RTAX, RTG4 and forthcoming radiation tolerant FPGAs. STARDundee is a major partner in a series of ESA and UK Space Agency projects led by Rutherford Appleton Laboratories which is developing THz radiometer technology for space applications. The highly qualified and experienced team of engineers in STARDundee has over 125 personyears experience in spacecraft datahandling and microelectronic technology. STARDundee is the winner of two SMART awards from the Scottish Executive in recognition of its leadingedge technology. In 2013 STARDundee won The Courier Digital Business of the Year and overall Business of the Year awards and in 2014 it won the Scottish Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year award for companies with fewer than 25 staff. In 2017 STARDundee won The Courier Design and Innovation award. Job Specification The successful candidate will join STARDundees design team and will work on mechanical design related to our electronic systems. The Mechanical Engineer role covers the design of housings for electronics units, heatsinks and other mechanicalelectrical components. It includes Housing mechanical design Thermal analysis Shock and vibration analysis Heatsink design Connector design Design of electromechanical subsystems. Candidates must have the following qualificationsskillsexperience A 1st class or 21 degree in mechanical engineering with at least five years experience of relevant mechanical design Alternatively, an HNCHND in mechanical engineering with at least ten years experience of relevant mechanical design Good knowledge and substantial practical experience of mechanical component design, CAD tools, mechanical housing design Good understanding of thermal analysis and design Experience of analysis, design and testing for shock and vibration Good attention to detail Ability to test and document your work Ability to work from your own initiative with limited supervision, as well as alongside other team members Good verbal and written communication skills. The following skills and experience are highly desirable, but not essential for the posts Experience in the design of electronics housings for spaceflight or aerospace applications Experience with PCB and housing thermal analysis Experience of mechanical housing design Experience of PCB layout. Other information STARDundee is an employee owned company, with around 55 of the company shares being owned by an Employee Ownership Trust on behalf of the employees. Staff are represented on this Trust and on the Board of Directors, and also benefit, when there is a dividend payment to the other shareholders, with a taxfree bonus. Salary will be commensurate to experience. Please state your current salary when applying. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK. Please state in your application either that you are a UK citizen, are a European citizen, or are from another country with a valid Tier 1 or Tier 2 visa. Engineers working for STARDundee are likely to travel internationally from timetotime, to support our worldwide customer base. Location STARDundee is located in a fully renovated 19th century town house in the heart of Dundee overlooking the Tay estuary which is adjacent to the University of Dundee and a few minutes walk from the city centre. Dundee is a thriving University town in the heart of Scotland 50 miles north of Edinburgh, close 20 miles to the Highlands and an ideal base for those who enjoy outdoor activities. Dundee, Scotlands fourth largest city, was listed by Lonely Planet in 2018 as one of the top ten best European destinations to visit last summer and praised for its headturning urban redevelopment. Dundee was lauded for its growing cultural scene and the exciting transformation of the citys historic waterfront a development spearheaded by the opening of the newest branch of the VA in September 2018. Describing the city, Lonely Planets writers praised a creative scene that increasingly attracts some of the UKs most visionary talent, building on its selection by UNESCO as the UKs first City of Design in 2014. Lonely Planets spokesperson and Editorial Director, Tom Hall, said While visitors have always been assured of a friendly welcome, Dundee has often been overlooked by travellers to Scotland, but that should be set to change. The opening of VA Dundee is a really exciting moment that marks the city out as well worth a visit, but throw in nationally important museums and attractions, and its dynamic, creative spirit, and travellers will find a city boasting plenty to discover. How to apply To apply for this position please send your CV and contact details of three referees, along with a brief covering letter stating how you feel you meet the above criteria, and indicating your current salary to Carole Carrie STARDundee Ltd Email carole.carriestardundee.com

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Mechanical Ground Support Equipment Engineer MGSE Engineer

2018-11-06 07:29:30| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Job Title Mechanical Ground Support Equipment Engineer Site Location Harwell Travel Percentage 10 Role Reports To AIT Manager Primary Purpose of the Role Reporting to the AIT Manager, the main duties and responsibilities may include Review of customer requirements and establish MGSE concepts Define requirements for MGSE and compile specification. Establish cost estimates and calls for tender for MGSE procurement Manages the MGSE cost and ensures that the equipment is available by the required deadlines Participates andor follows the design, development and manufacturing of the MGSE Oversee manufacturing process, this may include Procurement, Trials of equipment before use in AIT Validation and certification for use in the AIT facility Develop documentation for the MGSE, which may include Configuration diagrams Assembly drawings Engineering analysis Certification procedures Maintenance plan User manuals 1st level support for the AIT facility, which may include Commissioning of hardware Composition of AIT procedures Training for AIT team Handling of equipment during AIT Maintenance of the MGSE, this includes the maintenance plan, calibration data and safety checks as required Participation in the resolution of issues experienced during AIT Configuration management of the MSGE hardware and documentation. Maintenance of legacy MGSE working with team members based in other TAS Sites for knowledge sharing The position will be based at the TASUK Harwell office. Principal Relationships Internal Relationships AIT Manager 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 Overview of specifications, architecture, development and validation plans Implement and test hardware in accordance with relevant standards 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

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Shimadzu, Oklahoma State University Launch Mechanical, Physical Properties Testing Lab

2018-09-27 15:10:00| Coatings World Breaking News

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