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    Mechanical Engineer

    SITE: Elche
    TYPE: Permanent contract, full time (3 months trial)


    • As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team, you will be responsible for designing ground infrastructures such as test benches and launch pad systems in concert with Automation department.


    • Design test benches for validate components and subsystems of launchers MIURA 1 and MIURA 5.
    • Design mechanisms and structures of MIURA 5 launch pad.
    • Responsible to accomplish with specifications and requirements during the development of the assigned tasks.
    • Responsible of installations design along the entire lifecycle and across all phases from.
    • Prototype, Manufacturing and Commissioning.
    • Liaise with Automation department for provide operational information of developed facilities.
    • Generation of Engineering documentation such as 3D models, Drawings, BOMs, and Eng.
    • Change Notes for the complete definition of Detailed Parts, Assemblies, and Installation.
    • Maintain and improve program standard approaches to design, safety factors, material allowable, drafting standards, etc.
    • Participate in design reviews dealing with SCH/Manufacturing for the achievement of requirements, specifications, feasibility, lead time and prices.
    • Continuous research to optimize design solutions.
    • Identify and recommend opportunities to reduce costs and improve test benches and launch pad functionalities.
    • Complete the assigned tasks “on time, on quality, on cost".

    Required knowledge

    • Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s degree or demonstrable relevant experience in lieu thereof.
    • > 5 years of relevant technical experience.
    • Demonstrated experience in design industrial machinery, hydraulics or fluid and gas lines such as water, liquid oxygen, kerosene, nitrogen or helium.
    • Knowledge in selection and application of design criteria and rules, materials, strengths, and other mechanical properties, according to the loading conditions, working environment, etc.
    • High degree of CAD competence and PDM tools.
    • Preferred software: Siemens NX and Teamcenter.

    Required competences

    • Fluent written and oral communication both in Spanish and English.
    • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure to meet deadlines, dealing with situations that are constrained by time and managing different tasks at once.
    • Able to work autonomously with little supervision.

    Desired Competencies

    • Passionate and creative problem solver that thrives in fast-paced environment.
    • Understanding of other disciplines: electrical, automation, civil construction…


    • Travels: Teruel, Huelva.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Payload Aerospace SL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against gender, marital status, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.
    We are compromised in maintaining a diverse and free from discrimination working environment where everyone is treated with respect. Employment is based on an individual’s merit and qualifications, directly related to job competence.
    These principles are included in all aspects of employment: recruiting, hiring, training, compensation and benefits, and promotion.

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