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Mechanical Engineer

Terran Orbital Corporation

Terran Orbital Corporation

Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 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.

As mechanical engineer, the candidate will join a collaborative team to develop innovative nano-satellite vehicle solutions for multiple projects. The individual will be responsible for hardware development during all phases of a development cycle, including requirements, design, implementation, test, integration, and documentation in a fast-paced environment.

It is expected that the individual will have an ability and desire to learn, grow, and discover continuously.

Specific tasks will include:

  • Working in a small team environment closely with electrical, systems, and launch engineers to develop optimal solutions to complex problems
  • Participating in hardware requirements generation, design, implementation, and testing discussions with multiple team members
  • Develop assembly procedures, test plans, and fabrication documentation
  • Participating in team discussions involving vehicle arrangement and design for ongoing and future projects
  • Maintaining and updating the 3D model database
  • Identifying appropriate materials and chemical coatings for spacecraft parts
  • Working in both an office and lab environment

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

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • BS or MS in Mechanical, Aerospace, or equivalent degree required
  • 2+ years of experience in the role
  • Strong mechanical background
  • Ability in working with solid modeling software and FEA (SolidWorks, Femap)
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in applying advanced engineering principles
  • Quick to grasp abstract problems and creative in visualizing solutions
  • Productive in craftsmanship and attentive to detail
  • Ability to document complex designs and procedures with attention to detail
  • Good communication with team members, and ability to provide and receive constructive criticism
  • Ability to work with flight hardware in a controlled environment
  • Ability to use precision inspection equipment, i.e. micrometers, indicators, (usually acquired by machining or other precision hands-on experience)
  • Proficient use of written and oral English language is mandatory

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

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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