Thermal Engineer

OHB Czechspace focuses on the development, design, verification, procurement, system engineering, assembly integration and testing and related product assurance tasks of spacecraft and launcher structures for governmental space agencies as well as for other space industry players.

Job description:

  • Support space projects from the proposal phase until the launch campaign
  • Analysis of structural subsystem requirements
  • Evaluation of relevant structural concept trades
  • Support for generation and maintenance of specifications for the structural subsystem
  • Generation of structural analysis models including checks of the model quality
  • Performance of static, dynamic, thermo-elastic, and acoustic noise structural analysis with strong emphasis on design change recommendations/optimizations
  • Preparation of structural analysis documentation
  • Establishment of input data for environmental test campaigns (vibration test, acoustic noise test etc.)
  • Presentation of work results internally and to the customer
  • Participation in technical reviews with our international partners such as the European Space Agency
  • Support with the proposal’s preparation and evaluation

We require:

  • Master’s Degree in aerospace engineering, mechanical eng. or comparable qualification
  • Ideally 3-5 years of experience in aerospace business
  • Professional experience in the field of structural analysis
  • Experience in using "Finite Element" software for structural analysis (NASTRAN and HyperWorks)
  • Considerable communication skills, high degree of flexibility and resilience
  • Willingness to learn and take over additional responsibility and to execute trainings
  • Entrepreneurial way of thinking with focus on quality and cost awareness
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is a must, German is a plus
  • Strong team spirit

We offer:

  • Inspiring and friendly work environment
  • Flexible working hours, partial home-office possibility
  • Trainings and language courses, team and company events
  • Meal vouchers, Benefit-plus Card, contribution to a Multisport Card
  • Complimentary working benefits (fruits, coffee and tea)
  • 25 days of vacation, 2 sick days

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