Composite Production Engineers - Competitive salary, Denmark/UK
Our client is a new European space launch company with backing from several of Europe’s largest venture capital investors.
We are recruiting two forward-thinking composite production engineers for exciting spaceflight development roles based in the United Kingdom/Europe.
We are seeking motivated, experienced Composite Production Engineers to work on a new class of orbital space launch vehicle. The system you will work on will be a critical, integral part of the main structure of the launch vehicle.
You will probably be a highly experienced aerospace/motorsport composites engineer, working in a environment that rarely gives you a chance to see your work in action. You will be eager for a fast-paced opportunity that offers exceptional freedom and responsibility, as well as the chance to create a critical system on a European space launch vehicle.
Role: Composite Production Engineer (x 2)
Start date: July/August 2018
Travel: Occasional within Europe
Your responsibilities will include:-
Prototype manufacturing of CFRP test articles for cryogenic applications
Working with partners to scale up to full size articles using novel production techniques
Developing and executing a testing and qualification programme
CFRP materials supplier management
Support of CFRP structure design / analysis for new class of micro launcher vehicle.
In-depth understanding of latest CFRP technologies, production methods and materials.
Hands-on experience with CFRP parts development and production.
Pressure design understanding
Cryogenic liquids handling and testing experience preferred
CAD / CFD experience, Solidworks / Ansys.
Achieved appropriate resin safety / handling courses
You will probably have these core attributes:-
Higher education certificate, possibly degree-level
4-6 years of composite manufacturing experience in aerospace or similar environment
Fluency in use of CAD system
A flexible and dedicated mindset
English language skills
We are looking experienced candidates who can demonstrate they get things done with a pragmatic attitude and reliable results. In this role we expect a lot of practical, hands-on engagement with suppliers and a wide degree of flexibility and responsibility to achieve a specific outcome.
For the right candidates we offer a benefits package that includes the opportunity to earn an equity stake in the company.
You must be a European citizen, from a country that is a signatory to the MTCR convention.
You may be required to undergo security screening.
If this role is of interest please forward your profile with a contact number to email@example.com or if you have any questions that could affect your level of interest please E mail or call me on 00447773 798157 for an informal but confidential briefing.