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System Engineering Manager For Launchers activities

Job ID: R0101997 Location: Herstal, Wallonia, Belgium
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Herstal, Belgium

Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.

Thales Belgium SA, Belgium competence center of Thales, is a company located on 2 sites, one in Tubize (near Brussels) and the other one in Herstal (near Liège). Thales Belgium, which employs more than 230 collaborators, is specialized in the design, development and supply of critical information systems for customers in the sectors of Defense, Security (including Cyber), Transport and Aerospace.

Thales Belgium (Herstal site ) is currently looking for a (M/F) :

System Engineering Manager for Launchers activities

In this position, you will elaborate specifications, definitions , developments and trials for the rockets launchers systems.

Main Tasks :

  • Write technical specifications of the needs and  conditions of acceptance of the products
  • Realize the studies of the products
  • Elaborate the creation of the definition files defined by the technical office or external partners
  • Elaborate the creation of the fabrication files control defined by the Methods department or external partners
  • Ensure the accuracy and coherence of the files
  • Search and validate in collaboration with Procurement department, subcontractors for the manufacturing of parts and assemblies.
  • Write validation & qualification plans in collaboration with the IVVQ manager
  • Monitor validation & qualification products trials in collaboration with the IVVQ manager
  • Elaborate the definition supporting files
  • Manage the price quotations for technical service deliveries
  • Define the necessary resources in order to perform development activities

Required Profile :

  • Mechanical/Aeronautics Engineer
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge of Matlab/Simulink softwares and Microsoft office
  • Stress resistant, autonomy, sense of initiative
  • Able to think “out of the box”
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluent in English, French is an asset
  • Comfortable with technical documentation writing
  • Able to work within multi-disciplinary teams and to create a strong team spirit
  • Able to question and challenge yourself in order to deliver a high-quality work and bring new ideas, way of thinking…

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!


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