Mechanical AIT Engineer - Instrument Integration (m/f)

Job Reference: GTL-2018-09-103

Location: Germany

In this position you shall be responsible for the implementation of mechanical integration and test processes in one of our instrument/payload space projects. Within the project you plan the mechanical integration and test campaigns and you establish the relevant documents like integration plan and procedures. The leading execution of mechanical integration and test campaigns is part of this position as well as the support to the AIT Manager, System AIT, System Engineering, PA and Project Management for project decisions. You will work in an international project environment which is executed on the two major sites Bremen and Oberpfaffenhofen.

  • Independent concept and generation of the mechanical integration and test procedures at instrument level in compliance with functional requirements and cost plans
  • Execution of mechanical integration and test activities
  • Contribute to the definition of the Mechanical Ground Support Equipment in compliance with technical parameters, budget and schedule constraints
  • Support of the AIT Manager, System AIT engineering, Project and System Engineering Teams throughout all project phases with regard to mechanical AIT aspects, be prepared to interface with customers and subcontractors
  • Interface and harmonize with the teams of related disciplines like Optics, Electric, Work preparation and manufacturing
  • Preparation and implementation of standard AIT boards and reviews
  • Preparation and compilation of required AIT documents, such as AIT plans, procedures and test reports
  • In cooperation with Product Assurance: conducting inspections, keeping log-sheet records, compilation of non-conformance and problem reports

  • Qualified practical apprenticeship and certification in precision mechanics / engineering
  • Practical experience in mechanical integration and generation of mechanical integration procedures
  • Dedicated experience within the field of optical instruments or space payload would be appreciated
  • High capability in spatial imagination and routine in application of CAD
  • Ability to establish integration procedures and to assure the necessary documentation incl. preparation of setup views/drawings
  • Organized and structured task approach, ability to reach goals within time and budget by setting the appropriate priorities
  • Willingness for intensive travel, work on mission or test campaigns
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to work in teams, good written and oral English

Optional Skills

  • Experience in computer aided mechanical metrology
  • Experience of working in the clean room environment