Propulsion Test Engineer

Publish Date
17 Jul 2017
Division
Airbus Defence and Space
Location
Stevenage GBR
Reference Code
10372253 GW EN EXT 1
Interest Group
Professional staff - engineer
Functional Area
Test Operations
Contract Type
Permanent contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Early career (2 to 3 years of experience)

Propulsion Test Engineer

Airbus Defence & Space Stevenage (ex Astrium SV)

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of
around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European
leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest
space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Our people work with passion and
determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and
experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in
space.

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

Explore New Horizons - An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to join Airbus Defence & Space in Stevenage for a Propulsion
Test Engineer.
In this role you will fully manage, drive, and continually improve the performance of the end-to-end process for the execution and
delivery of the product whilst in the MAIT phase, through to launch of the The successful candidate will be subject to UK Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.
"Install set-up and perform test on system / subsystem to ensure their behavior are according to the specifications. Perform
trouble-shooting and first level Quality inspection. Inputs: Specimen to be tested, test procedures, test facilities and, when
needed, calibrated sensors and installation procedures. Outputs: Test completion and associated documentation (test report
delivery, anomalies reports…)."

Tasks & accountabilities

¤ Responsible and accountable for carrying out all aspects of Propulsion Test and Launch Services within the stated Cost,
Schedule and Quality requirements.
¤ Formulation and up-issue of propulsion test and launch services engineering procedures under the guidance of a Propulsion
Test Responsible or Lead Engineer.
¤ Will be required to prepare items of ground support equipment for test and launch campaigns.
¤ Responsible for maintaining the highest level of quality standards at all times.
¤ Responsible for the Health and Safety of the test and launch campaign team when working on and off site

Required skills

Engineering based HNC/HND or equivalent plus relevant experience.
¤ A sound knowledge and understanding of Propulsion systems and components and of the associated AIT processes.
¤ Both CPS and PPS test and system knowledge is desirable.
¤ A good knowledge and understanding of Mechanical and Pneumatic systems, and some basic Electrical Engineering
¤ Relevant experience of Satellite Propulsion test and Launch operations is desirable, but not essential.
¤ Previous experience of operating high pressure inert gas systems is desirable.
¤ Must be able to read, understand and follow Engineering drawings and schematics.

Overview

Country
United Kingdom
Location
Stevenage
Division
Airbus Defence and Space
Employees
approx.. 1,200
Open positions
18
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