Senior Mechanism Engineer

  • Full Time
  • ENGINEERING
  • JAPAN
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • English ability equivalent to or exceeding TOEIC 600

Company Details

Securing Space Sustainability

Responsibilities

  • Lead and supervise development and design of the solar array paddles (SAP) onboard the Astroscale spacecraft.
  • Design the structure and mechanism of the honeycomb panel, deployment mechanism, and hold and release mechanism of SAP, and prepare the manufacturing drawings and the work procedures.
  • Carry out procurement specification coordination and supplier management of the sun-tracking solar array drive mechanism.
  • Prepare and maintain SAP development specifications according to system requirements.
  • Coordinate the interface with the satellite system and subsystem.
  • Work closely with purchasing officers to coordinate specifications, costs, and schedules with suppliers and external development partners and manage progress.
  • Carry out planning, execution, and evaluation of structure, mechanism, and drive tests.
  • Coordinate the interface with the satellite system subsystem.
  • Plan and support the implementation of satellite system tests and launching operations.

Essential Skills

Have one of the following skills:

  • Have at least five years of practical experience in the design and development of structures or mechanisms.
  • Can handle CAD
  • Experience in simple stiffness analysis and strength analysis
  • Knowledge and experience in the design of mechanisms and honeycomb panels
  • Knowledge and experience in mechanical assembly work
  • Knowledge and experience of motor drive design.
  • Have practical experience in planning, preparing, implementing, and evaluating structural and mechanical tests.
  • Being aware of working as a commercial business (short-term development, low cost, supply chain development, etc.)
  • Experience in coordination and negotiation with mechanical processors and subcontractors
  • English ability equivalent to or exceeding TOEIC 600.

Desired Skills

  • Have at least 10 years of practical experience in the design and development of structures or mechanisms. 。
  • Experience in stiffness analysis, strength analysis, etc. using structural analysis software (NASTRAN, SOLIDWORKS)
  • Have practical experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating structural and motor drive tests (especially vibration tests)
  • English ability equivalent to or exceeding TOEIC 700.

Tagged as: CAD, solar array paddles (sap), nastran / solidworks, structural / motor drive / vibration tests

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