Thermal and Mechanical Testing Technician

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Sapienza Consulting is looking to recruit a Thermal and Mechanical Testing Technician to work at ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands. The incumbent will support the directorate of TEC and is expected to fulfil the following duties:

  • Support projects and external customers in the domain of thermal and mechanical experimental verification and environmental testing of small scale space equipment in facilities of the Mechanical Systems Laboratory (MSL).
  • He/she will be involved in all activities related to preparation, execution, and evaluation and reporting under the direct supervision of the Head of the Laboratory.
  • Support the development and the maintenance of the laboratory infrastructure.
  • Ensure compliance with ISO 17025 for operational work and shall support the definition and maintenance of working (maintenance) procedures for the laboratory facilities.
  • Make regular progress reports.
  • Provide adequate documentation, covering all tasks above.
Ideal Candidate: 
  • Technical Degree (Bsc Diploma or equivalent) from a recognised institution or equivalent.
  • At least 4 years of previous relevant practical working experience
  • Strong background in environmental testing and thermal verification.
  • Proven experience in the area of testing with evidence of work in a laboratory and within a team of engineers and technicians.
  • Proven experience in the area of laboratory maintenance & calibration & data acquisition.
  • Knowledge of ISO 17025 quality systems.
  • Excellent knowledge of English, additional knowledge of another ESA member state language is desirable.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU.
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