AIT Lead Engineer

Job Reference: BBBH73218

Posted by: Lukas Tuma

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Industry: Engineering
Stevenage, UK

Description of role:

AIT Lead Engineer
Stevenage (hybrid)
circa £45 per hour
initially 12 Months
1-stage interview (F2F)

Advantage Resourcing is working in partnership with a large engineering company that operates within the aerospace industry and is currently seeking an experienced AIT Lead Engineer who will promote and drive AIT standards ensuring engineering concepts are delivered to the shop floor in a controlled manner.

What will you be doing:
* Responsible for the Mechanical Satellite element and lead the mechanical team on an ENS project through various phases.
* Leading a team of AIT engineers on the specific project
* Planning the mechanical team’s activities on a weekly basis (including the operations team) and implementing this plan.
* Supporting the use of 3Dx Delmia on the specific project
* Produce specs from test requirements, write test plans, DDV, plans, AIT plans, test procedures, and test reports.
* Control of all project MGSE, flight & support equipment
* Produce MGSE requirement specs from test requirements, operating and maintaining MGSE.
* Alignment – producing test procedures and operating and maintaining optical alignment equipment.
* Designing test equipment, overseeing its manufacture, and commissioning
* Mechanical handling or spacecraft, instruments, payloads, solar arrays, antennas etc
* Prepare and carry out environmental tests (Vibration, Acoustic, Mass properties, Thermal) at unit, subsystem, instrument, and spacecraft level.

A couple of things you should know:
* Understanding of build documentation and the need for it
* Driving build quality through review of processes and implementation of improvements
* Managing a team during day-to-day activities ensuring work is completed on time and the correct standard
* Controlling and delivery of projects to budget and schedule
* Face-to-face dealings with customers and suppliers

During an interview, you may be asked about:
* Producing test procedures and operating and maintaining optical alignment equipment
* Launch campaign experience

Please note that security checks will be carried out prior to your start date.

If this sounds like you, please apply now or call 0161 519 8368 and ask for Lukas! Reference: 73218

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