AIT Lead

  • Job Location: England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 01/10/2019

As an AIT Operations Manager you will be responsible for the AIT facility launch campaign preparation and performance and play a crucial role in the development in the next generation of space platforms.

Primary Purpose of the Role:

Reporting to the AIT Manager with technical oversight provided by the Skill lead. The main duties and responsibilities may include:

- Complete Assembly, Integration and Test activities on Satellites
- Work in accordance with AIT procedures and processes
- Assembly of the Satellite and sub-assemblies
- Validation of the tooling
- Manufacturing\routing harnesses in accordance with ECSS standards
- Perform hazardous and critical operations, such as bonding, crimping of flight H/W etc in line with the correct standards
- Assemble Multi-Layer Insulation
- Environmental tests preparation and satellite instrumentation in accordance with the instrumentation plan.
- Satellite Alignment measurements
- Solar array operations
- Tank Operations
- Thermal test
- Vibration test
- Solar array deployment test
- Mass properties
- EMC tests
- Acoustic tests
- Propulsion leak tests
- Records test configurations and databases and ensures the traceability of the operations that have been conducted are correctly performed
- Reviews test results to ensure the quality of the tests carried are acceptable and provide the corresponding test reports as applicable
- Satellite installation in the transport container

Skills, Experience & Qualifications Required:

- Significant skills and experiences related to the duties and responsibilities listed above.
- Build and test experience on Satellites
- Ideally the candidate would have completed activities on a number of different satellites
- Training to ECSS standards
- Knowledge of other European languages are advantageous

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


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