Mechanical Engineer Apprentice

Company Details

Propulsion Towards Sustainable Space

ThrustMe is a growing deep-tech in the space industry, located in the suburbs of Paris, France. We develop and market, among other things, innovative space propulsion systems for next-generation satellites. The company made history in 2019 and 2020 with the world’s first in-orbit demonstrations of iodine-fueled electric propulsion systems, technologies that will revolutionize the satellite mobility industry.

As an  Apprentice Mechanical Engineer , the candidate will fully participate in the pure design and assembly of the various propulsion modules developed by ThrustMe’s R&D team. He will also be required to develop various tools necessary for carrying out tests/diagnoses. The candidate will learn how to manage projects (cost estimation, follow-up of quotes/orders/manufacturing deadlines with the suppliers manufacturing the designed parts).

Your responsibilities:

  • Design of propulsion modules and diagnostic/test tools.
  • Participation in the assembly of propulsion modules and diagnostic/test tools.
  • Participation in the in-house production of prototyped parts.
  • Follow-up / supplier relationship.

Required Skills:

  • Simple design spirit based on knowledge of a range of manufacturing processes.
  • Basics in conventional machining.
  • Notions of tolerancing.
  • SolidWorks.
  • Good level of English.

Skills appreciated:

  • Knowledge of vibration mechanics.
  • Thermal knowledge.
  • Creative, passionate, curious, open-minded, motivated, organized.
  • Responsible and involved.
  • Appreciate teamwork.

Tagged as: thermal analysis, jig design, thermal computational analysis, design verification, transportation system elements, lander systems, solidworks, femap, nastran

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