Mechanical / Thermal Engineer

Job Description

Are you an experienced Mechanical / Thermal Engineer looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you want to join an exciting global satellite company as part of their continued growth?

As an experienced Mechanical / Thermal Engineer you will be required to:

  • Be part of a collaborative team of Electrical & Systems Engineers developing innovative satellite vehicles for multiple projects, ensuring all components meet their temperature requirements
  • Participate in hardware requirements generation, design, implementation, and testing in discussion with multiply teams
  • Develop assembly procedures, test plans, and fabrication documentation
  • Deliver thermal solutions to meet all operation and mass criteria
  • Identifying appropriate materials and surface treatments for spacecraft parts
  • Analysing data and correlating thermal and structural models to test data


To be considered for the Mechanical / Thermal Engineer you will need to:

  • Be educated to MSc level in engineering field with focus on Aerospace
  • Have experience of modelling software and FEA (SolidWorks, ANSYS)
  • Have experience with Thermal Desktop
  • Be highly aware of and familiar with CubeSat bus and payload design drivers and their operational limited (Antennas, RF Payloads, Batteries, ADCS, Avionics, Solar Array, Structure)
  • Have ability to identify and analyse all thermal load conditions for satellite vehicle lifetime
  • Have ability to work with flight hardware in a controlled environment
  • Be fluent in English & Italian, both written and spoken


Bluestream Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer and operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an as an Employment Business for temporary / contract recruitment.