Assembly Detail Technician

  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £17.00 - £18.00 per hour + Limited

  • Contact:

    Olivia Tarbuck

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

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Job Summary

This role is for a competent Electrical / Mechanical technician to work within the Mechanisms team to deliver spacecraft critical components on quality, on cost and on time.

To undertake production activities in the required timescale in line with the production plan.
Products include SADMs (Solar Array Deployment Mechanisms), ADTMs (Antenna Deployment and Trim Mechanisms) and Cryogenic Coolers.

The candidate will have a minimum of 3 years electrical experience


Working as part of the AIT team on spacecraft critical mechanisms products.
To consistently produce items which conform to all quality requirements in accordance with the production plan.
Work to the required process standard as dictated by the relevant area skills matrix.
Ability to read and work to shop floor documentation such as routings, drawing, work instructions and bills of material.
Responsible for the completion of all paperwork relating to the operations undertaken, including traceability stamps and recording any other additional information as required.
Responsible for working to and complying with standard processes and health and safety requirements.
From time to time the candidate may be asked to work off site - this may be in UK or abroad.
To play an activate part in continuous improvement activities.

Skills/Experience Required

Familiarity with shop documentation such as drawing, work instructions and bill of materials to standard processes and procedures will be an advantage.
All applicants will be required to work as a part of a flexible, motivated team working to tight schedules and meeting deadlines.
Must have good electrical knowledge and technical understanding, with qualifications or experience to suit.
Knowledge required of crimping, splicing, harness manufacture, harness forming, thermal installations, all to an ESA Electrical standard.