Mechanical Architect

Mechanical Architect

Job Title: Mechanical Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £40 - £44 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 897209_1613552062
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 17, 2021 08:54

Job Description

Our client is an integral part of the UK space sector, designing and manufacturing advanced satellites to enable the delivery of solutions on the ground from global communications to climate change monitoring.

Mechanical Architect

They are currently seeking a Mechanical Architect to co-ordinate and manage the Mechanical Interfaces and associated activities for military telecommunications satellites, using current telecommunications processes and products, providing regular inputs on Satellite Configuration and Interface definition and verification activities.

The project configuration offers various challenges (security, different networks, work across different sites etc.), so our client needs someone with previous responsibility for either the generation of control methods or involvement in day-to-day detailed management. They are seeking a technical interface, a competent individual willing to undertake configuration tasks where required.

Key Responsibilities will include:
Create a partnership with the Product Team.
Interface management across at least 2 networks/working environments and 3 sites.
Generate drawing release schedule in line with project requirements, including ICDs, GAs, Installation Drawings and Test configuration drawings.
Satellite Configuration Management.
Work with the satellite Product Team to maintain minimum deviation.
Chair DMU reviews (System level/all data visible).
Manage IRDs generation for sensitive subsystems/units.
ICD Documentation
-PDR datapack.
-Review of lower-level unit data (progress reviews, design reviews, RFDs, DRB).
-CDR datapack.
Generate and maintain the Mechanical Interface Control Document.
Document all work substantiating design decisions in Design Justification File.
To be considered for this role, applicants will be qualified (ideally to degree level) in a relevant engineering subject, with previous experience in a similar Mechanical Architecture role working on satellite systems. You will need to be familiar with Eurostar NEO products and processes, able to foster a team working relationship across three sites.
You will have experience of S/C design, specifically design for manufacture and KID management and definition. You will have strong communication skills, able to work successfully across the project team, management and the customer, working as part of a multi-discipline team and using your experience of teambuilding, decision making and target setting.
Mechanical Architect
Contract - 6 months +
To £44 per hour limited

NB - this role has been deemed to be inside the scope of IR35.

Key Skills: Mechanical Architect, Mechanical Architecture, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Interface, Satellite, Communications Satellite, Satellite systems, DFM, Configuration, Eurostar.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a CONTRACT position

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