Mechanical Ground Support Equipment (MGSE) Engineer

  • Job Location: England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 24/01/2019

Our client, a leader in the UK Space and Satellite Industry are looking for a Mechanical Ground Support Equipment Engineer (MGSE) to join there team on permanent basis. The role is to be based in Harwell.

Primary Purpose of the Role:

Reporting to the AIT Manager, the main duties and responsibilities may include:

- Review of customer requirements and establish MGSE concepts
- Define requirements for MGSE and compile specification.
- Establish cost estimates and calls for tender for MGSE procurement
- Manages the MGSE cost and ensures that the equipment is available by the required deadlines
- Participates and/or follows the design, development and manufacturing of the MGSE
- Oversee manufacturing process, this may include:
· Procurement
· Trials of equipment before use in AIT
· Validation and certification for use in the AIT facility

- Develop documentation for the MGSE, which may include:
· Configuration diagrams
· Assembly drawings
· Engineering analysis
· Certification procedures
· Maintenance plan
· User manuals

- 1st level support for the AIT facility, which may include
· Commissioning of hardware
· Composition of AIT procedures
· Training for AIT team
· Handling of equipment during AIT
· Maintenance of the MGSE, this includes the maintenance plan, calibration data and safety checks as required
· Participation in the resolution of issues experienced during AIT

- Configuration management of the MSGE hardware and documentation.
- Maintenance of legacy MGSE working with team members based in other Sites for knowledge sharing

Internal Relationships
- AIT Manager
- Project Manager for definition of work packages and detailed project oversight of task delivery;
- Other engineering teams to define interfaces, requirements specification and verification to support hardware design, implementation & test activity; Product Assurance Manager for support of investigation and correction of problems.

External Relationships
- Customer interaction to achieve consensus on technical aspects
- Technical oversight of sub-contract delivery

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:
- Overview of specifications, architecture, development and validation plans
- Implement and test hardware in accordance with relevant standards

Values & Behaviours:
- Produce items to quality standards to meet customer / contractual requirements.
- Provide all tasks and outputs, typically defined within a work package description, in conformance to agreed scope budget and schedules.
- Build relationships with colleagues and work cooperatively with others to achieve project goals.
- Contribute to professional exchanges and develop the corporate expertise in digital design engineering.
- Proactive to optimise engineering processes to reduce costs

Mechanical | Ground | Support | Equipment | MGSE | AIT | | Engineer | Space | Satellite

If this position is of interest, please apply, or alternatively please contact Matt at Capital International Staffing for more information:
+44 (0) 1444 238 919

Capital International Staffing Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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