AIT - Mechanical Technician

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

Your mission
Here at the The Exploration Company we are developing, producing, and operating Nyx, a modular and reusable space orbital vehicle that can eventually be refueled in orbit, and which carries cargo - and potentially humans in the longer run.
We want you as a talented MAIT mechanical Technician to help us in our mission by
  • Being involved in any type of operations for the Exploration Company in our factory, like all the mechanical and fuidic operations on our orbital capsules, assembly operation but also tests and setup for tests
  • setuping the factory and the GSE (Ground suppport equipements) that we will have to install
  • working closely together with the MAIT mechanical Engineer and Lead AIT but also with any other engineers or technicians in AIT
In your capacity as MAIT mechanical Technician, your role will be continuously evolving, but day to day your duties will include:
  • You will help the MAIT mechanical Engineer to setup a good work environment, for example identifying any missing tool to do properly all the mechanical activities. You will also work on the organisation and management of all these tools.
  • You will support the writing of the procedures detailling the assembly and mechanical setups for tests (in Odoo MES TBC) under the lead of the MAIT mechanical engineer
  • You will be involved in the execution of the mechanical operations  on the capsules, following procedures and documenting all the anomalies or deviations
  • You will be involved in the resolutions of anomalies happening during the integration and tests.
  • You will give your feedback and report any problem to the MAIT mechanical engineer or Lead AIT. We will all work on a continuous improvement pattern to make sure we will fit with the quality standard.
What we would love to see from you
  • In the role of MAIT mechanical Technician ideally, you will have the following:
    • Mechanical or Electro-mechanical Degree as a technician or Bachelor (2 years after High school)
    • Technician who likes hands on work but also accurate work
    • A previous experience (2 or 3 years) in building space vehicles would be appreciated
    Skills and Behaviours 
    • Strong organizing and prioritization of tasks
    • Positive and flexible attitude to get the job done
    • Wishes to accomplish a good job and likes all the details to be covered but without over-quality
    • Rigorous and insure a good traceability
    • Problem solver, be proactive but always with the team agreement
    • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with The Exploration Company’s core values of Commitment, Innovation, Trust, Quality, and Teamwork

Why you should join us
Our mission:
At The Exploration Company, we are democratizing space exploration i.e., by making it affordable, available, and open. Our high-impact team is driven by competence, impact, and efficiency. We are doers, team players, and problem solvers.  Our culture is driven by technology, learning by doing, and passion for what we do. 
Why you should join us:
What makes us special here at The Exploration Company and why we think you will enjoy working here is:
  • We’re Agile - we make decisions fast whilst keeping our goals and systems in mind.
  • We’re Open and Collaborative - we are transparent about risks and obstacles, so that we can cooperate together to overcome them.
  • We have a lot of Fun - we refuel our energy knowing we are democracing space. It’s a wonderful and rare opportunity, are YOU up for the challenge?
We'd love to hear from you if you wish to be a part of our journey. Please submit your CV now for immediate consideration and we will be in touch shortly.
The Exploration Company is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Relocation assistance is provided for those willing to relocate including visa sponsorship where applicable. 
About us
The Exploration Company develops, produces and operates Nyx, a modular and reusable orbital vehicle that can eventually be refuelled in orbit, and which carries cargo - and potentially humans in the longer run.

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