Chief Technologist (Environmental Test - Mechanical)

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Date: 3 Apr 2024

Location: Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC

About HALCON

 

HALCON is a regional and international leader that offers next-generation Weapons Systems and Robotics Expertise to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. HALCON has developed in-house expertise across the entire value chain for gravity-release bomb guidance systems. This includes design, development, testing, manufacturing and assembly. Our end-to-end capabilities ensure exceptional quality and competitive pricing. As well, we are faster and more flexible in meeting customer requirements. 

 

Job Summary:

 

Consult on, specify, devise, plan and perform environmental testing for the mechanical engineering department. Interpret test results and influence and improve designs under test for optimal performance. Manage, maintain and improve the R&D test facilities.

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop test plans for parts/assemblies through development, qualification and acceptance testing
  • Consult with design team to define test conditions and test methods during the product lifecycle
  • Evaluate the performance of mechanical equipment against set performance requirements. (Analyzing tested structures, fluid systems, and mechanisms for positive margin.)
  • Influence and improve designs based on testing and interpretation of results;
  • Define instrumentation for test setup, analyzing responses and correlating with analysis/predictions
  • Design test jigs/stand/equipment concepts and authorize fabrication drawings, wiring schematics, and instrumentation lists
  • Supervise the integration of jigs or test stands including fabrication, mechanical assembly and data/control systems
  • Assemble and disassemble flight hardware and test equipment as needed
  • Further develop and maintain in-house testing facilities
  • Mentor and monitor mechanical engineers;
  • Lead Junior Engineers to facilitate projects and perform responsibilities designated by the Engineer.

 

Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • At least 21 yr (NTC5), 17 yr (T3), 15 yr (T4 / B.Tech) or 10 yr (M.Tech) of related experience, preferably, in the aerospace industry
  • NTC5, T3, B.Tech / T4 or M.Tech Diploma or higher  and/or equivalent technical qualification in mechanical or aerospace engineering
  • At least 10 yr of Test and Evaluation experience, in the aerospace or defense industry       Knowledge in the application of environmental testing in the design process
  • A thorough understanding of defense product development and testing
  • Visual and spatial awareness, attention to detail, problem solving
  • Strong CAE, math and Product Data Management skills
  • Technical communication (Written and oral.) with technical and non-technical personnel, suppliers and customers
  • Mentor for junior projects

 

 

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