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Technical Manager - Power & Analogue electronics

Job ID: R0044498 Location: Charleroi, Wallonia, Belgium
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Charleroi, Belgium

Thales people architect and deliver satellite-based systems that help position, connect and observe our planet, and push the boundaries of our understanding of planet's resources. Our systems are in orbit at 400 km, 20000 km, 36000 km and beyond to the edges of the solar system.

Thales Alenia Space Belgium is an expert in several high-technology fields. Indeed, Thales Alenia Space Belgium is the Belgian front-runner in space electronics applications for satellites and launchers, the world leader in power conditioning and distribution for satellites and the principal supplier of electronics for Ariane 5. Thales Alenias Space Belgium, is a company located on 3 sites, one in Charleroi, one in Leuven and the other one in Hasselt (Satellite Photovoltaïc Assembly). We offer you: the opportunity to work in a company universally renowned for the quality of its products, an attractive and a state-of-the-art technologic activity field, evolution opportunities within a company in constant growth.

Thales Alenia Space Belgium is the Belgian front-runner in space electronics applications for satellites and launchers, the world leader in power conditioning and distribution for satellites and the principal supplier of electronics for Ariane 5.

Technical manager Power & Analogue Electronics for space applications

Function

Within a  project / product team, you will be required, in the context of on-board space satellite applications, to ensure the coordination of all technical activities occurring during the entire life cycle of an already qualified equipment. You will be responsible of the equipment at technical point of view working in close collaboration with the Project Manager, the Quality Assurance Manager and with the support of technical experts.

Main activities

  • Manage all the technical aspects of projects from proposal to the delivery of the product to the client
  • Be the technical interface with the customer
  • Participate to all internal project reviews within the company, and external reviews with the customers
  • Verify the compliance to the electrical specifications
  • Verify electrical schematics and the equipment behaviour through Spice simulations
  • Write and/or validate test reports, design justifications and various descriptive documents
  • Define breadboard or prototype tests validation procedures and setup when  non-recurrent activities are foreseen
  • Perform design robustness analyzes (Worst Case analysis, Failure Mode and effect analysis, Part stress analysis,…)
  • Write and/or validate Test specifications
  • Support test technicians
  • Analyze and interpret test results
  • The main activities are to coordinate technical investigations when the test results are not compliant to the requirements and perform analyzes to solve them.

Profile

  • Electronics / Mecatronics Engineer
  • Discrete electronic (mainly analog & power converters/ less digital) component knowledge
  • Regulation loops, stability criteria’s
  • General physical sense and orders of magnitude
  • English (spoken and written)
  • Good experience in an electronic lab environment
  • Knowledge of :
    • Power converters topologies (buck, boost, …)
    • Analog electronics (opamps, resistors, capacitors, inductors, bipolar transistors, ..)
    • EMC aspects
    • "Design robustness analysis (Worst case, Part stress, Failure Mode analysis)"
    • French (spoken and written)
  • Capacity for synthesis, analysis, capitalization
  • Sound judgment, able to take decisions
  • Leadership
  • On-time delivery et budget stickiness mindset
  • Able to work independently, self-confidence
  • Federator, energetic and resolute

Offer

  • A company universally renowned for the quality of its products.
  • An attractive and a state-of-the-art technologic activity field.
  • An attractive wage package.
  • Evolution opportunities within a company in constant growth

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