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AIT Mechanical Engineer in Stevenage, Hertfordshire



Stevenage, Hertfordshire





Mechanical Engineer (Assembly, Integration & Testing)
12-month contract
Paying up to £35p/h (Umbrella)

ARM has partnered with an Aerospace client who is looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer (AIT) to work out of their manufacturing site based in Stevenage. As the AIT Mechanical Engineer, you'll be responsible for providing support on writing processes, plans, and procedures in 3D Experience for the production of Satellites and payloads. This includes supporting hardware assembly on the Satellites such as black boxes, Solar Array, and structure panels. Supporting Satellite environmental testing at the test facility.

* Support to the customization phase starting at the project kick-off.
* Support project DMU (Digital mock-up/design for manufacture) sessions to ensure design for manufacture.
* Lead the installation of Satellite appendages and applicable integration flows and preparation.
* Oversee unit installation activities on the Satellite.
* Support quality reviews, conduct PFMEA and Root Cause Analysis
* Support in the creation of re-work instructions based on project requirements and identify parts and tooling required to carry them out.
* Design of tooling / build aids for assembly execution
* Support to R&D
* Training module creation and maintenance.

Experience required:
* Minimum of HNC level in a Mechanical engineering discipline
* Good planning skills and process competence, (MRP system experience an advantage)
* Satellite Appendage installation process (Solar Array, reflectors, antennas, deployable systems).
* Good understanding and detailed experience of complex mechanical systems.
* Lean manufacturing techniques including 5S, root cause analysis, and continuous improvement.
* Prepare and carry out environmental tests (Vibration, Acoustic, Mass properties, Thermal) at unit, subsystem, instrument, and spacecraft levels.
* Handling and installation of thermal hardware (heaters, thermistors)
* Mechanical integration of electronic units, subsystems and instruments, mechanisms, antennas, solar arrays, mechanical sub-systems, instruments, payloads, and spacecraft and control the documentation/process associated with performing these
* Previous experience with payload builds is a distinct advantage.


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission. Where the role is marked as Outside IR35 in the advertisement this is subject to receipt of a final Status Determination Statement from the end Client and may be subject to change.

Job reference 123485_1714745528
Date posted 03 May 2024
Sector Aviation

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