Mechanisms Engineer

  • Mechanisms Engineer

    For one of our main customers, ESA/ESTEC, we are currently looking for a Mechanisms Engineer to support all ESA project directorates with respect to the implementation of space mechanism technologies in current and future missions.

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!

For one of our main customers, ESA/ESTEC, we are currently looking for a Mechanisms Engineer to support all ESA project directorates with respect to the implementation of space mechanism technologies in current and future missions.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Mechanisms support to all ESA project directorates with respect to the implementation of space mechanism technologies in current and future missions, including configuration assessments and mission performance evaluation;
  • Establishment of Statement of Work and Preliminary Requirement Specifications for Mechanism Systems, Individual Mechanisms or Mechanism components dedicated to Technology and Research Development;
  • Perform and support in the role of Mechanism engineer, System Level Mission Definition studies and system conceptual design activities in support of the ESA long term/future mission plans;
  • Identification of enabling mechanism and tribological technologies for future ESA missions;
  • Support investigations of mechanisms being out of performance, including malfunctions and contingency scenarios;
  • Support and contribute to the establishment and maintenance of the Space Mechanisms ECSS Engineering Standards;
  • Generation and set-up of appropriate space mechanisms analysis and simulation models using analysis tools based on technical documentation of space mechanisms. Back up and archiving of analysis models for later retrieval.

Requirements

  • Master of PhD degree for a recognized University;
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in a Related field;
  • Good knowledge of ECSS-E-ST-33-01C-Rev.1 Mechanisms;
  • Good knowledge of ESA and its programmes/projects;
  • Self-motivation, communication, continuous learning, cross-cultural sensitivity;
  • Teamwork / team spirit.

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.

Contact Estefania Ochoa

Estefania Ochoa

Recruiters should speak in a language that’s frank and to the point, but also sincere and genuine

Email

estefania.ochoa@atg-europe.com

Phone

+31 (0)71 579 5551

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