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Satellite AIT Shift Lead

Reference No: GA7840_1547200135

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Contract (Duration: 6 months)
Start date:
Engineering and Technical
£33 - £37 / hour

Job Description:

Satellite AIT Shift Lead

Contract Duration: 6 months
Contractor Ltd Co. Rate: Circa £35.00 /hr + shift allowance

Job Summary:
Acts as 'Shift lead' to support projects in both mechanical and electrical disciplines, responsible for the day-to-day planning of the Assembly Integration and Test shift team.

Job Profile
*Drive and continuously monitor the Assembly Production Schedule supporting the 'GO' meetings and agreeing tasks between the relevant leads
*Ensure that all information (e.g. drawings), materials and labour are available for the planned tasks
*Agree schedule with PFM Lead and AIT Manager
*Communication of day-to-day AIT activities with Electrical and Mechanical Lead Engineers
*Ensure that the shift team are adhering to the department processes (ACS's, Logs, using validated equipment etc)
*Ensuring that all H & S issues are taken into account
*Monitor skills matrix as appropriate
*Liaise with major SUB CO's when they are onsite supporting AIT work
*Support NCR reviews
*Monitor progress on ACS's, Procedures, NCR investigations, rework etc.
*Interface with the facility manager, to have an awareness of all activities ongoing in the BCF
*Ensure that the Open Item Register is kept up-to-date and that the work is implemented as soon as possible
*Perform an active role in "lessons learned" to improve processes
*Work to company and departmental procedures and maintain adherence to EN 9001

*Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Production Engineering
*Good understanding and detailed experience of all types of mechanical and electrical systems. Including but not limited to:
*Production planning and MRP systems such as SAP
*Spacecraft AIT
*Mechanical / electrical processes including detailed assembly, wiring and fitting
*Mechanical handling of equipment / Satellites
*Interfacing with project, customers and suppliers in an assertive but diplomatic manner
*Good planning skills and process competence (SAP/BOM system experience an advantage)

*Awareness of 'cleanroom' disciplines
*Experience in working in a biologically controlled clean cleanroom and planetary protection an advantage, but not essential
*High mechanical / electrical skills and relevant experience
*Previous experience of leadership and spacecraft builds is a distinct advantage
*Proven interpersonal skills in managing a small team
*Understanding of electrical tests and health checks
*Able to support out of normal hours work using the "on call" rota process
*Work overtime and shifts which cover weekends

WORKING ENVIRONMENT / INDUSTRY: Office and cleanroom environment (including Bio-controlled facility) / Space, Aerospace.

The Satellie AIT Shift Lead role will involve working on UK classified programmes the candidate must therefore be willing and able to obtain a security clearance.

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Contact: George Allan - Tel: 01767319803
Subject: Satellite AIT Shift Lead (reference GA7840_1547200135)
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