AIV Engineer

AIV Engineer

Job Title: AIV Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo
Salary: Competitive Salary Offered
Start Date: 2019-05-30
Reference: J140652
Contact Name: Eugene McIntyre
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 30, 2019 17:28

Job Description

KDC are currently working with one of the few companies in the world proposing to aid in the removal of orbital debris through the provision of End of Life (EOL) and Active Debris Removal (ADR) services. In addition to providing a technical solution, Our client is helping to define the business case for this service and are working with national space agencies, international institutions, non-profit organizations, insurance companies and satellite operators to develop norms, regulations and incentives that contribute to the responsible use of space.

Having already received $130m worth of funding since 2013, our client is looking to add a AIV Engineer to the team based in Tokyo, Japan.

oResponsible for following tasks related to Satellite AIV (Assembly, Integration and Verification) activities under the guidance of the AIV lead and, work closely with the mission and systems engineer(s) and the project manager.
As a test engineer, lead all major AIV activities, satellite assembly, integration, functional and environmental testing including mechanical tests- vibration, shock, MOI (Moment of inertia); thermal tests, EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) tests.
Create and maintain satellite AIV procedures, plans, workflows, and schedules in accordance with technical and programmatic requirements.
Coordinate with assembly and test technicians.
Evaluate AIV results against requirements.
Essential Skills
oMinimum 3 years of experience in space system projects, in later phase of project (production and verification).
oFamiliarity with space industry standards and approaches.
oExperience in one major spacecraft environmental testing activity; Mechanical, thermal / thermal vacuum, EMC.
oTime and schedule management skills.
oFlexibility to adapt and work in a fast paced and changing environment, and able to accommodate those changes in the work schedule.
oEnglish language capability TOEIC 600+.
oNear native level Japanese skills required to read and write test procedures in Japanese (for AIV activities in Japan).

To learn more abut this position, please send through your CV and call +441202 596366 to speak to Eugene.