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Sr Specialist, Integration and Test Engineer-Palm Bay

Palm Bay, FL 32907

Job Title: Sr Specialist, Integration and Test Engineer

Job Code: SAS20201103-42891

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

  • Lead integration and test of unfurlable reflectors and solid dish space antenna products.  This includes both subassembly and system level assemblies.
  • Development of mechanical integration work instructions for use by Engineering Technicians.
  • Support assembly processes including implementation of design changes, process improvements, general troubleshooting, and corrective actions.  Interface with engineering representatives to ensure requirements are met.
  • Support Design for Manufacturing and Assembly efforts to drive product simplification.
  • Apply Lean Six Sigma tools to identify and develop process optimization opportunities.
  • Support production validation through environmental testing and product functional operation including spacecraft level integration and checkout.
  • Responsible for leading technician team on the manufacturing, integration and test activities
  • Responsible for training, mentoring and leading both technician and engineering team
  • Required to work with program leadership team to ensure earned value management milestones are being met and address any variances
  • Capture and address nonconformance using root cause corrective action methodology
  • Position could entail functional leadership responsibilities including supervisory tasks
  • Support pursuits and proposals in the business, including review/approval of technical proposals and Basis of Estimates (BOEs) as needed.

    Essential Functions:

    This is a hands-on manufacturing position and requires knowledge in the area of space assembly and hi-reliability procedures.  Supporting activities will include:

    • Preparing and conducting Manufacturing Readiness Reviews and Test Readiness Reviews
    • Hi Reliability, Mechanical Assembly and Torque, Bonding, and Aerial Platform certifications
    • Following engineering drawings and processes
    • Mechanical assembly of space hardware
    • System level hardware integration
    • Preparation for and conducting system level hardware testing (deployments, vibe, etc.)
    • Generation of test reports following test activities
    • Performing system level alignments to meet system requirements
    • Field support for spacecraft integration and precision alignments
    • Potential overtime required


      • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience

        Preferred Additional Skills:

        • Ability and desire to work 2nd shift is desired.
        • Exceptional mechanical skills
        • Ability to lead a team up to 10 people on manufacturing, integration and test activities
        • Ability to work up to 30 feet on an elevated platform
        • Exposure to Earned Value Management process and Variance Reporting
        • Experience with space and/or aerospace hardware, space environments
        • Experience with process improvement tools including Lean, Six Sigma, 5S or Kaizen
        • Experience with precision mechanical measurement and assembly tools
        • Experience and desire to perform functional management duties such as supporting hiring, employee review cycle, and strategic department
        • Experience in Manufacturing/Operations leadership capacity (i.e. Group Lead, IPT Lead, PE, cost account manager)


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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