Mechanical Technician (f/m/d)- Satellite Manufacturing

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Leveraging space technology to improve life on Earth

About the team

You will be a part of the Mechanics team. This role will be responsible for participating in the preparation, testing and assembly of mechanical components as well as developing and continuously improving the processes to build satellites.

The team is always learning and trying to push the limits, relying in part on the diversity of people’s profiles and backgrounds.


Greater Rotterdam Area – At Satellogic we encourage virtual collaboration and teaming across our distributed global workforce and pride ourselves in our flexible and autonomous work culture. For roles that support teams with physical presence in our manufacturing plant we would expect a degree of on-site presence.

About the position

As a mechanical technician, your main responsibility will be to make sure that the mechanical components are being delivered in time and according to our quality standards. This is done in an interesting yet delicate manufacturing process which is partly automated and partly done by hand. You will be participating in the preparation, testing and assembly of these mechanical parts. Together with the rest of the team you will also continuously improve our production processes.

Further responsibilities

  • Participate in the production of mechanical and opto-mechanical assemblies
  • Participate in quality control processes
  • Work for extended periods in a cleanroom environment using the necessary protective equipment
  • Assist in the creation of instruction manuals
  • Assist in wiring preparation, mechanical and electronic integration


  • MBO Niv. 4 – Aeronautic / Aviation technician (Vliegtuigtechniek), mechanical technician (Werktuigbouwkunde / Mechatronica), industrial mechanical technician (Fijnmechanica) or similar studies.
  • Complementary education and or experience in Micro soldering, PCB repairs and SMD soldering.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in a comparable technical environment with a small scale production.
  • We are an international company, so you feel comfortable communicating in English.

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