Thermal Vacuum Test Engineer

  • Thermal Vacuum Test Engineer

    Deadline for Application: asap

    We are currently recruiting a Thermal Vacuum Test Engineer for the test centre of one of our clients in The Netherlands.

Job overview

The European Space Agency is ATGs biggest client. They are an international organisation with 22 member states with sites in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, UK and Belgium. ESA is Europes gateway to Space!

We are currently recruiting a Quality Assurance Engineer for the test centre of one of our clients in The Netherlands.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Performance of preventive and corrective maintenance as well as calibration tasks regarding thermal vacuum facilities (thermal vacuum chamber and related auxiliaries such as sun simulator, vacuum pumps, PLC, etc.)according relevant procedures;
  • Leading I Supporting facility modifications and upgrades;
  • Thermal vacuum test responsibility and shift leader during test execution;
  • Performance of activities related to thermal vacuum test preparation including set-up of test installations according to test requirements;
  • Execution of thermal vacuum tests including operation I calibration of vacuumgauges, mass-spectrometer and performance of leak detection checks;
  • Report directly to the Technical Manager Thermal Facilities.


  • The holder of this post should have;
  • A university degree or equivalent qualification in engineering or technical sciences;
  • Experience executing of thermal vacuum tests and engineering tasks;
  • Knowledge of thermal process control and cryogenic technologies;
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in an international environment;
  • Good communications skills, team spirit and sense of human relationships;
  • A proactive attitude to solve problems with a critical mind;
  • Ability to work in shift;
  • Flexibility and motivation;
  • Fluent English language skills;
  • French and/or Dutch language skills would be beneficial.

What do we offer

ATG Europe offers excellent working conditions and provides you with all the necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth. If needed we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients.