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    Job Description
    TitlePA and Safety Engineer
    Job code[SC/J 3110]
    Job posted on03/01/2018
    LocationNoordwijk
    CountryNetherlands
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 2 months
    Job Description

    Summary

    An excellent opportunity for an experienced PA & Safety Engineer to work onsite at ESTEC for Telespazio VEGA UK.

     

    Objective

    To support the ESA PA & Safety Manager for designated project(s) in conducting, monitoring & assessing the implementation of the PA & Safety Programme.

     

    Responsibilities / Duties

    Duties will include but are not limited to:

    Supporting Quality Assurance activities related to the phase D/E of the Project and associated reviews. In particular, this will involve participation to the manufacturing, integration and test activities, e.g. manufacturing readiness reviews (MRR), mandatory inspection points (MIPs), test readiness reviews (TRRs), post test reviews (PTRs);

    Supporting the PA&S Manager to ensure the effective implementation and execution of the non-conformance identification and reporting mechanisms within the contractor supply chain and confirm the correct and formal closure of non-conformances;

    Supporting the Solar Orbiter Product Assurance & Safety (PA&S) Manager in all activities related to the execution of the Product Assurance Programme for the Solar Orbiter Project

    Deputising for the PA&S Manager as required

    Establishing the PA&S requirements baseline for all elements of the project, in compliance with the ESA general Product Assurance and Safety policy; Produce and implement plans, define inputs, outputs, participants, responsibilities, interfaces, coordinate efforts of participants, and produce resulting consolidated inputs;

    Support the Risk Management and Configuration Management processes within the ESA Project Team, including the disposition of Request for Deviations and Request for Waivers (RFDs & RFWs);

    Supporting the PA&S Manager to ensure the effective implementation and execution of the non-conformance identification and reporting mechanisms within the contractor supply chain and confirm the correct and formal closure of non-conformances;

    Together with the Satellite Prime and the Instrument Primes, review ESA Alerts for potential impact to the project and, internally, the ESA IPNs (Internal Problem Notifications), ensuring they are formally addressed and closed-out;

    Assist the PA&S Manager in ensuring that all formally delivered items within the Project supply chain conform with requirements using formal acceptance reviews (Delivery Review Boards - DRBs);

    Produce reports on project and review activities, including conclusions and recommendations where necessary, participate in progress meetings, when needed and reporting on project PA status;

    Extensive travel within Europe is required (it is expected 90% collocated with the spacecraft)

     

    Qualifications / Experience

    Masters or equivalent in engineering or technical sciences

    Minimum of 10 years of experience in the space sector, 5 years of experience in Product Assurance and Quality Assurance

    Certified quality auditor with lead auditing experience in the aerospace industry, including but not limited to: planning, coordinating and executing supplier audits, reporting audit results, performing audit follow-up and close-out activities.

     

    Essential Skills                                      

    Good English language skills

    Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to present and effectively communicate quality system processes.

    Good organisational and communication skills, with the ability to work in a diverse team environment.

     

    Further Details        

    All roles within Telespazio VEGA have a defined closing date, however if a successful candidate is found before the advert expires the role will be closed early.  We would therefore advise any candidate to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

     

    Location of the position is ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

     

    Benefits

    Competitive Package

    Security

    In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.

     

    Web Pagehttp://telespazio-vega.com/careers/vacancies/
    Contact information
    CompanyTelespazio VEGA UK Ltd
    Contact nameLouise Rees
    Address350 Capability Green
    Luton
    United Kingdom
    LU1 3LU
    Phone+44 (0)1582 399000
    Fax+44 (0)1582 728686
    Emailcareers@telespazio.com
    Web Pagehttp://www.telespazio-vega.com


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