Mechanical Metrology Alignment and Calibration Engineer
Expires: June 07, 2021
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We are looking for a Mechanical Metrology Alignment and Calibration Engineer on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA) for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join their Engineering Services Section.
Please note, the successful candidate will be employed by ATG Europe and not by ESA.
The successful candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:
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Tasks & Responsibilities
Inspection, measurement and alignment of parts or units, involving the handling of high precision measurement equipment in support to Test Centre Customers, the Agency Projects and ESTEC laboratories.
Definition and implementation of a maintenance and calibration plan for the metrology laboratory
Development of measurements and alignment methods and test instrumentation in the field of optical and mechanical metrology.
Maintenance and operation of the laboratory accredited methods according to ISO/IEC 17025.
Support to the ESTEC Test Centre investment, maintenance and study activities.
Master or PhD in Mechanical, Optical Engineering or a related field with minimum 4 years of relevant work experience;
Minimum 2-3 year experience in metrology application;
Experience in metrology for satellite testing is an asset;
Former experience in the operation of test instrumentation like coordinate measuring machines, auto-collimation theodolites, laser tracker and standard metrology equipment (e.g. calliper);
Experience with autocollimator, roughness tester, roundness tester, photogrammetry systems, linear laser interferometer, extensometers, IR cameras, data acquisition systems is an asset;
Fluency in English (both written and spoken) is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage;
Ability to work in an autonomous manner, in particular when providing support to projects with high time allocations and this in coordination with the line manager.