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    Job Description
    TitleColumbus System & Payload Engineer
    Job codeH-ENG-04-04
    Job posted on18/11/2016
    LocationNoordwijk
    CountryNetherlands
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 3months
    Job Description

    • Specific Tasks
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    • Contribution to the Performance Reviews of the Industrial Operator Team (IOT)
    • Support to Columbus operations and engineering feasibility assessments
    • Support the execution of payload operations in ISS increments.
    • Participate in the establishment of strategy and policy for long-term operations and maintenance for the ESA payload flight systems
    • Engineering integration and logistics coordination for P/Ls (Payloads) and experiments
    • Implement the Columbus systems and Payloads Engineering Operations and Maintenance Services and any interagency agreements for sustaining engineering of jointly operated facilities
    • Support the implementation of ESA operations support contracts
    • Coordinate and interact with other service providers in operations and other fields, like Columbus and Payloads enhancement and procurement division
    • Support the increment integration activities and participate and represent ESA engineering and logistics as required on the increment integration and payload mission readiness meetings
    • Oversee engineering integration of payloads
    • Oversee coordination between ESA and NASA or other International Partners for Thermal Control System (TCS) / Environmental Control Sub System (ECLSS) and payloads jointly operated
    • Manage and coordinate with the Product Assurance the Material Review Boards (MRB) process as needed to support the resolution and recovery of failures (inputs and summaries)
    • Troubleshooting of on-board system or P/L issues including MRB participation
    • Participate in the ECB process representing ESA as required
    • Interface with the industrial System or Payload Engineering Managers as required for the implementation of engineering and maintenance function including monitoring of the industrial activities required for the repair and upgrades of the hardware
    • Interaction with industrial operations engineering teams to manage the respective engineering work packages
    • Evaluate and implement spare procurement and change requests
    • Participate in the Design and Acceptance Review Process of the assigned European ISS elements, enhancements and experiments
    • Contribute to the contractual transition for projects that have completed the development phase
    • Manage the transfer and integration of the new infrastructure elements including the Engineering Data Base from the developers to the exploitation documentation database
    • Familiarise with new infrastructure elements and processes as applicable
    • Coordinate periodical expert centre meetings and teleconferences to control activities and services
    • Provide operations engineering support/expertise to projects in the C/D phase, with the goal to establish the operations engineering and maintenance concepts .
    • Review and assess Experiment Science Requirements (ESRs) for engineering integration and maintenance aspects.

    Specific Competence Requirements
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    • Several years of experience in the design and verification of Operations related systems and products for the International Space Station programme
     

    Contact information
    CompanyVITROCISET Belgium Sprl
    Contact nameLjiljana Petkov
    AddressRue Devant les Hêtres,2
    TRANSINNE (SOUTH OF BELGIUM)
    Belgium
    6890
    Phone+32 61 23 00 04
    Fax+32 61 23 02 69
    Emailjobs@vitrocisetbelgium.com;l.petkov@vitrocisetbelgium.com
    Web Pagehttp://www.vitrocisetbelgium.com


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