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Aerospace AIV Team Leader

Terran Orbital Corporation

Terran Orbital Corporation

Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024


Be more than just an employee number! Join Terran Orbital, a leader in innovation, manufacturing, and operations in the satellite industry. We are a pioneer in the miniaturization of space technologies and the delivery of responsive space solutions. We are a unique, fast-growing, and trusted team focused on quickly and economically designing, building, launching, and operating state-of-the-art satellites for advanced mission constellations.

We are seeking a skilled Aerospace AIV Team Leader to join our dynamic team. Reporting to the VP Spacecraft AIV, the Aerospace AIV Team Leader will work within a multidisciplinary team to build, test, and maintain a variety of complex hardware assemblies.

Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of Aerospace Assembly, Integration, and Verification (AIV) Technicians, within the assembly and testing activities to complete sub-assemblies as scheduled.
  • Provide guidance, support, and mentorship to ensure effective collaboration and productivity.
  • Allocate tasks and available resources to the different tasks/reviews, ensuring that the various needs are covered.
  • Act as the first interface to manage, filter and sort the tickets/daily tasks that emerge for the AIT team and properly escalate unresolved queries to the next level of support.
  • Provide technical support as a subject matter expert in troubleshooting non-conforming components during all operations.
  • Provide technical solutions and troubleshoot to technical challenges encountered during assembly and testing activities.
  • Identify strategies to improve and expand the AIT area, both in terms of resources and equipment.
  • Perform day-to-day tasks and reports on shift details.
  • Control and management of warehouse and inventory of company products and modules.
  • Monitor the KPIs of the team’s performance and ensure it is adhering to company policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Properly execute production needs within daily weekly goals.
  • Coach team members on best practices to ensure the quality, efficiency, and throughout of spacecraft modules.

NOTE: Vacancy is expected to be filled in no more than 30 calendar days from the completion of the hiring process.


  • Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field.
  • 3+ years of technical leadership experience with an electro-mechanical discipline in the aerospace industry.
  • Familiarity with National Instruments equipment.
  • Competency with a variety of testing equipment, including power supplies, DC loads, DAQs, test harnesses.
  • Competency with a variety of hand tools, including torque wrenches, crimping tools, epoxy applicators, tap & die sets, deburring tools, rotary tools, drill press, bandsaw.
  • Competency in using calipers & micrometers to perform conformance inspection of mechanical structures.
  • Familiarization with cleanroom and ESD precautionary measures.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, to help and guide the team.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues.
  • Attention to details and proven commitment to maintain high-quality standards.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and tight deadlines.

Desired skills:

  • IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-620 are not required but are highly desired.
  • Previous Atlassian software experience; JIRA familiarity is highly desired.
  • Fluent English and Italian are mandatory (expected C1).

Salary and benefits are EU market competitive and include Welfare, Benefits, Private Insurance, Flexible working Hours About Tyvak International

About Tyvak International
Tyvak is one of the most experienced small satellite groups in the industry with unique experience and capabilities in the development of nanosatellite missions and advanced technologies. www.tyvak.eu
The main company office is located in Torino, Italy.

Work Environment
The job operates in a professional office environment but in a manufacturing company. This job routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and scanners.
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