PA and Safety Support Engineer

  • PA and Safety Support Engineer

    Deadline for applications 09/05/2019

    For our biggest client, ESA/ESTEC, we are currently recruiting a PA and Safety Support Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join their Product Assurance Management Section.

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 our biggest client, ESA/ESTEC, we are currently recruiting a PA and Safety Support Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join their Product Assurance Management Section.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Support the Galileo Ground Segment PA Unit in all the activities related to the execution of the Galileo Ground Segment Product Assurance and Safety Programme;
  • Guiding and monitoring the implementation of PAS requirements by contractors in order to assess performance/effectiveness, participation in design reviews and directing the necessary preventive or corrective actions;
  • Supporting the process for evaluation and approval of contractors waivers and deviations;
  • Supporting the project non-conformance process and attendance/organization of non-conformance/anomaly review boards as necessary;
  • Ensuring the implementation of the Ground Segment PA Requirements baseline across the applicable Galileo Ground Segments;
  • Monitoring the integration and test activities with quality assurance audits, mandatory and key inspection points, test witnessing and configuration inspections;
  • Supporting the definition of the formal acceptance requirements and conduction of acceptance reviews of all contractual deliverable items;
  • Ensuring the preparation of design trade-offs, analyses and reports using RAMS data to support project decisions;
  • Supporting Security activities for ground segments as appropriate;
  • Support the maintenance of the Navigation Directorate Quality Management System;
  • Guiding and monitoring the application and procurement of EEE parts, materials and processes and controlling implementation of applicable requirements;
  • Produce reports on guidance provided, monitoring activities performed and status of compliance to applicable requirements;
  • Support to launch campaigns.

Requirements

  • PhD or Msc in Engineering or technical sciences from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the space sector including 5 years in Product and Quality Assurance;
  • Relevant experience in PA Safety management in the space domain;
  • Knowledge of Configuration Management or the implementation of Product Assurance within a quality system certified to ISO 9001 would be an asset;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are needed;
  • High degree in organizational and communication abilities;
  • Comfortable in with working in a diverse and multinational team environment.

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.