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Mechanics – Opto-Mechanical Engineer





  • Development and design of optomechanical assemblies for ground and space applications
  • Execute a design from A to Z, from conceptual idea to production & validation
  • You derive system and sub-system requirements and define interfaces and envelopes
  • You perform simple strength and modal analysis necessary for first dimensioning of the parts
  • Tolerancing and verification of the optomechanical systems is part of your tasks
  • You prepare the technical documentation including manufacturing documents
  • Active collaboration in other mechanical projects of the company.
  • You look for suitable suppliers and drive supplier discussions


Must have

  • MSc in University Degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering or similar
  • Expertise for optomechanical systems and precision mechanics
  • Understand an optical design and translate the requirements to a mechanical design.
  • Designing, analyzing, modeling, and simulating heat transfer and thermal management solutions.
  • Experience in 3D/2D CAD design (preferably SolidWorks)
  • Hands on
  • Fluent in English


Nice to have

  • Familiarity with optical design software (eg. Zemax, etc.) is a plus.
  • Experience in the design of electromechanical mechanisms, precision mechanics, and/or precision motion control is desirable.


Joining Aerospacelab

  • Build your own career path
  • Direct impact on the growth trajectory of the company
  • Flat hierarchy
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Flexible ways of working
  • Salary package consistent with your experience

Why work at Aerospacelab?

You will work on satellites that will fly before your retirement. Be part of the « new space » industry and its challenges. Surround yourself with smart and innovative people. No dumb managers, no stupid tools to use. Take a lot of responsibility if you can handle.
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