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Mechanical and thermal Team leader

Open position

According to profile

key responsibilities

  • Manage a team of 2-3 engineers providing technical and methodological support.
  • Support the team in terms of skills development and training.
  • Evaluate and increase individual and collective performance.
  • Allocate resources to projects operational needs considering individual level of expertise and workload.
  • Support project managers with planning activities.
  • Perform technical reviews.
  • Support recruitment conducting technical interviews and on-boarding new employees.
  • Develop process and quality check with our PAQA to guarantee the reliability of our mechanical parts and assembly.
  • Being actively involved into the execution of at least one project.
  • Formulate conceptual design of space products and systems to meet customer requirements. 
  • Design, develop and implement a variety of mechanical assembly, systems, and/or parts primarily for hosting electronic elements.
  • Use advanced mathematical models or other computer analysis methods to simulate, evaluate, or modify design, according to customer engineering requirements. 
  • Carry-on mechanical assembly and integration activities.
  • Prepare test plans and test procedures.
  • Perform tests at unit level and analyse results, write consistent technical reports of findings and recommendations.
  • Collaborate with customers (internal and external) to establish specifications, performs analysis, and plan performance testing.

Preferred skills

  • Hands-on experience with mechanical workshop and tools
  • Hands-on experience with 3D printing
  • Previous experience in clean room (ISO-8) environment
  • Previous experience with shock, vibration, TVAC and thermal cycling tests
  • ESA documentation & ECSS standards
  • Experience in Satellite Space Engineering or Payload development

Job requirements

  • Experience in team management and resource planning
  • Excellent skills in efficient mechanical design and thermal analyses
  • Excellent skills in using Mechanical CAD software and Mechanical/Thermal Simulation software
  • Common sense and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in English – French or German are strong assets
  • Master’s degree in Mechanical & Thermal Engineering or equivalent
  • Over 3 years relevant experience