ThrustMe is a fast-growing industrial engineering startup in the space sector, founded in 2017. We are highly educated world experts in satellite space propulsion, pioneering the field of streamlined in-orbit propulsion for the rising satellite constellation paradigm. We help our clients in the US, Europe, and Asia, to maneuver satellites once in space while meeting their short timelines and cost-capped budgets. The company made history in 2019 and 2020 with the world's first in-orbit demonstrations of iodine-fueled electric propulsion systems, technologies that will revolutionize the satellite mobility industry. ThrustMe entered the market in 2019/2020 and has a solid commercial pipeline forecasting rapid growth in 2022.
As Head of Product Development at ThrustMe, you will be a part of the technical team leadership. You will lead development and testing of the propulsion systems and their components, managing a team of up to 10 highly educated aerospace engineers. The product development team will also support all ongoing missions, making sure that flight heritage is properly transferred. You will ensure connection to the R&D and production departments, establishing continuous feedback to the production team for setting up new processes and technologies, and manage qualification process for all new products.
You will also ensure that the production development team achieves its targets in terms of schedule, quality, and budget. You will be responsible for writing agency applications, running projects and reporting on them. You will report directly to the CTO, and closely coordinate with the CEO and the commercial team.
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Salary is determined by the level of education and related work experience and certifications.
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