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  • Job reference: RMS0100515

Mechanical Assembly / Test Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Warrington
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/02/2012
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The Company:
A company that deliver world-class solutions to their clients relating to the performance, safety and reliability of their capital assets. The sectors in which the business works include; Oil and Gas, Nuclear, Aviation, Utilities and Space.

The Role:
Currently looking for a Mechanical Assembly / Test Engineer due to recent and projected growth within our mechanism development / assembly / support team.

As a Mechanical Assembly / Test Engineer your main duties will involve:
• Working within a small team to assemble and test space mechanism sub-assemblies and to support focused research and development activities.
• The scope of this role includes:
o Test rig design, assembly & commissioning
o Thermal vacuum testing of mechanism sand sub-assemblies
o Results analysis and reporting
o Assembly and test including bearing systems, prototypes and up to space-flight standard hardware to the highest precision and quality.
• Supporting design and development of test facilities and spacecraft hardware as appropriate (in the role of project engineer/project manager)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
As a Mechanical Assembly / Test Engineer you will have experience:
• Evidence of working on high precision or intricate assemblies ie: work on Mass spectrometers, gyroscopes, bearing systems etc
• Background in Mechanical field, Aerospace, Space, military, Aircraft, Test Rigs, Defence sector environment.
• Mechanical Fitters, Assembly Engineers, Test Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, Integration Engineers from a Mechanical environment would all be considered.
• Understanding of operation of vacuum systems would be an advantage but not essential.
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