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Senior Mechanical Engineer (Space Launch New Zealand)

Dawn Aerospace

Dawn Aerospace

Other Engineering
Christchurch, New Zealand
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Our Mission: Fly to space twice in a day.

This is a substantial project. Are you a talented problem solver? Drawing from past experience you will ensure complex mechanical components meet their requirements as well as considering design for manufacture. Aviation, space or other high-performance engineering experience is beneficial.

Are you driven, organised and able to work with a wide variety of people? Do you have a 'can do' attitude, are you flexible and adaptable, but will stay within appropriate processes and procedures? Then this role could be for you!

You will:

  • Take ownership of and lead major airframe project/work packages
  • Coordinate and work across multi-functional teams
  • Design, analyse and test airframe components
  • Perform design reviews with a strong focus on manufacturing principles
  • Coordinate procurement, manufacture, assembly and integration for your projects
  • Produce compliance reports detailing the qualification of hardware
  • Establish new, and improve existing processes or capabilities