Serco is among the leading Space Industry and Services Companies. Serco’s space heritage over the last 40 years has placed us in the Space News Top 50 Space Industry Manufacturing and Services Companies - We work alongside EUMETSAT and the European Space Agency, our employees have been providing everyday their technical, scientific and management skills to support the full range of European cornerstone space missions.
We’re expending our activities within the ESA Space Power Laboratory (ESPL). To complete our team we are currently looking for a Laboratory Engineering Technician .
As a Laboratory Engineering Technician you will be working within the laboratory of ESTEC and you will contribute to various experiments for internal and external customers. These experiments and inspections are carried out in energy storage , photovoltaic & power conversion systems .
The successful applicant will be part of the proud ESPL-team consisting out of 6 team members, and will be working alongside a team of scientific staff performing investigations and experiments. Making this a workplace with an ton of knowledge at your fingertips!
The future colleague will focus his/her activities on the following tasks:
Maintaining and modifying laboratory facilities;
Setting up and performing controlled experiments;
Preparation and instrumentation of test samples;
Maintain the laboratory calibration and maintenance databases;
Reporting test results and writing procedures.
Our future colleague should have:
Bachelor's degree within Mechatronics, Electro/Mechanics, Physics or similar areas. However; this is not our main focus. We’re looking for a colleague with a hands-on mentality, that is a good fit within the team. The lack of degree can be compensated in years of relevant experience;
Versatile experience and knowledge of laboratory testing environments.
Meticulous attention to detail
Good team working skills;
Troubleshooting & analytical skills;
Proficient computer skills;
Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge and experience in the following areas:
NEN3140 electrical safety inspections
Working in an international scientific environment
Experience in battery or photovoltaic testing techniques
Vacuum and cryogenic systems
Software Engineering skills; (LabView, C++)
About The Company
Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to Governments employing over 50,000 people in over 20 countries. In Europe, Serco supports governments and international organisations in the delivery of essential public services with operations in Belgium, France and French Guyana, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland.
What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service and to keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play. We have a mandate to execute brilliantly and our people lead and inspire based on our core values, Trust, Care, Pride and Innovation.
As a business which delivers “front-line” public services, employing tens of thousands of people, we are constantly developing and promoting people; our need for skilled professionals is insatiable and few companies can offer as many opportunities for individuals to grow their careers.
A career with Serco offers the chance to work with both inspirational people and innovative contracts, in a dynamic and exciting environment.
If you share our values and want to join a team of over 50,000 passionate colleagues globally we want to hear from you.
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