Mylen Recruitment - Specialists in Technical Recruitment
Electrical / Mechanical Specialist Satellite Technician
Job ID - J007984
Salary - Negotiable
Electrical / Mechanical Specialist Satellite Technician

Main role and responsibilities

To perform electrical / mechanical integration activities:

Highly competent at wiring activities, manufacture and integration of flight harness and test harness (crimping, soldering, looming, routing and repairs)
Quality control inspections
Excellent engineering hand skills
Use of basic hand tools (torque tools, screwdrivers, spanners, measurement tools and etc.).
Test instrumentation integration (thermocouples, heater circuits and accelerometers)
Prepare, apply, handle and dispose of chemical and hazardous substances in accordance with COSHH requirements
Ensuring workspace is kept clean and tidy in accordance with 5S policy
Following tool control procedures
Active participation in Continuous Improvement activities
Ensuring correct completion of build paperwork for all activities you have performed
Interpreting technical documentation (schematical drawings, wiring diagrams, 2D and 3D General Assembly Drawings, technical notes and integration procedures)
3D model navigation
Support movement and lifting operations using overhead crane and other MGSE (Mechanical Ground Support Equipment).

Shift work and weekend work may be required in line with project demand.

You may be required to travel to other UK and International sites at short notice. Please identify on submission if this is not an option for you.


HNC or HND in an engineering production or maintenance field
Or / and
Apprenticeship in Aerospace/Space or other high quality production or maintenance field


Essential :

Assembly experience of the following in high quality manufacturing area:

ESA, aerospace or other high quality wiring experience ( flight and test harness manufacture, check out and installation )
Harness securing methods
Installation and removal coaxial cables / DC harnesses
Detailed assembly and integration (equipment and processes similar to, or to the standard required for aerospace industry).
High level of engineering hand skills
Strong, demonstrable experience of using hand tools
Tool control
Technical documentation
Handling and use of chemicals and hazardous substances
Proven experience in a similar role
Inspection of critical electronic/electrical/electro-mechanical hardware
Previous experience of space/aerospace inspection and test activities

This department currently works to shifts:
Most frequently used shift pattern
Shift early 06:00hrs to 14:00 hrs
Shift late 14:00 hrs to 22:00 hrs
Some weekend working Saturday or Sunday may be required at peak times.

Consistent experience in a similar role
Previous experience of working in a cleanroom environment
Experience carrying out structural activities
MLI (Multi-Layered Insulation) blanket installation and tailoring experience
Knowledge on RF systems
Must be able to work at height and in a restricted space

Mylen Recruitment Ltd (part of the Doyen Group of companies) is a recruitment agency specialising in Aerospace, Automotive, Aviation, Design, Mechanical, Electronic, Production, IT and Software, Engineering.
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Job Type - Contract
Contact - Alf Mills