Equipping Design Engineer

Acorn Recruitment Ltd
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Equipping Design Engineer - Stevenage
6 months contract - Full Time - Competitive

Acorn Recruitment is working on behalf of a well-established international company whose focus is on the design and manufacture of advanced satellites and systems for telecommunications, earth observation, and navigation and science programmes

We are currently seeking a Equipping Design Engineer at the Stevenage facility on a 6 months contract.

Job Specification
Equipping is a multiproject team within the Mechanical Platform group which performs the detailed design of geosynchronous communications spacecraft.

Equipping drawings define the detailed installation of non-structural (mostly thermal) components on the spacecraft, including heatpipes, paint, thermostats, heaters, thermistors, second surface mirrors, multilayer insulation, tybases and connector brackets.

Main Responsibilities
*Organising regular interface meetings and negotiating with system teams to agree and track data deliverables.
*Checking the design office output (drawings, 3D models etc.) and being responsible for the release of drawings to AIT with sign-off as defined by the appropriate design delegation matrix.
*Driving activities to ensure all AIT inputs from the Equipping Team, including drawings, are provided on-quality, on-cost and on-time.
*Managing and providing technical guidance to the Equipping Team design office.
*Producing the documentation necessary to justify and validate the hardware if required.
*Supporting team meetings and other reviews as required by the Equipping Team Leader.
*Managing relevant work-packages and providing input for the control of costs as required by the projects.
*Contributing to improvement and development activities.
*Developing expertise within certain aspects of equipping if required (e.g. heatpipe stock control, Multilayer Insulation Technology etc.)

*Good verbal and written communication skills.
*Good team working skills.
*Good industrial experience within a relevant engineering field.
*Understanding of PDM systems

*Knowledge of Catia V5 and Windchill

*A degree or other suitable qualification in a relevant engineering discipline.

Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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