SENIOR MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER (M/F) REF.SAT.02.2022

SENIOR MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER (M/F) REF.SAT.02.2022

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OHB Italia is seeking for its Satellites & Missions Business Unit in Milano for immediate start a

SENIOR MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER (M/F) REF.SAT02.2022

Your Tasks:

  • Spacecraft subsystem mechanical design.
  • Incorporate all Avionics components, harnessing and Payload/RF interconnect sub-systems into spacecraft bus design.
  • Support trade space investigations for structural optimization with finite element models and hand calculations.
  • Interface with other subsystems owners for design interface requirements, identify and implement design solutions.
  • Detail design for spacecraft composite panels, brackets, hardware, machined parts, tcs integration components, and various mechanical components.
  • Create detailed design documentation for component manufacture, assembly and test.
  • Conduct detailed tolerance analyses, clearance/interference checks.
  • Provide ongoing manufacturing support during spacecraft build for assembly, integration, and test.
  • Support detailed tracking spreadsheet for system mass properties (mass, CG, MOIs).
  • Research options for appropriate materials and surface treatments for mechanical component design to comply with mission performance requirements.
  • Support qualification plans (acoustic, vibration, shock, static load tests, thermal tests) to verify structural and thermal margins of safety, and correlation to analysis models.

Your Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of work experience.
  • Bachelor of Science in aerospace or mechanical engineering or professional high school
  • 8+ years of experience with 3D CAD modelling and 2D drawing specifications

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of NX
  • Demonstrated basic FEA skills for structural analysis (FEMAP/Nastran, Ansys, or others), and excellent knowledge of mechanical design principles.
  • Experienced with carbon fiber/ aluminum composite honeycomb design / manufacturing techniques.
  • Experienced in troubleshooting issues and finding solutions.
  • Experienced with structural and/or thermal testing and correlation of test data to predictions.
  • Innovative, driven, out of the box thinker, self-motivated to investigate and implement new ideas, and proactive in overcoming obstacles.
  • Very strong communication, teamwork and organizational skills.

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