Test Bench Mechanic (Mechaniker)

Munich, Bavaria, Germany, Isar Aerospace [IA-TBMM]

Field(s) of expertise
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Aerospace Engineering Electronics Engineering
Job type

About this job

We are Isar Aerospace and we are at the forefront of New Space building a modern space business to enable faster, better and cheaper access to space.

Our mission is to help democratize space and use it for good in order to improve life on Earth now and for the future generations.

We are a fast-growing company aiming to provide sustainable and environmentally friendly launch solutions for small and medium-sized satellites and constellations into Low Earth Orbit. The company is privately funded by world-leading technology investors with strong commitment and support and our team is made of driven and talented people with a real passion for space innovation.

We’re making rockets in a way that hasn’t been done before disrupting a traditional industry. If you are up for the challenge, want to work on cutting-edge projects and be part of a team changing the world for better, come, join us and launch your career!


The main purpose would be to help the test engineers build the test stand for Isar Aerospace Technologies’ liquid rocket engine and set up a workshop close to the test bench. As soon as test operations begin, the Test Bench Mechanic will support the test- and propulsion engineers to conduct their test campaigns on rocket engine prototypes and subsystems thereof.

More specifically, you will:

  • Be responsible to set-up and equip workshop at the test site
  • Be responsible to perform basic shop work
  • Filing, sawing, drilling
  • Support rocket engine test campaigns by preparing test articles and test bench in collaboration with test- and propulsion engineers
  • Be responsible for the build-up and to look after the maintenance of high pressure (up to 300 bar), cryogenic (down to -196°C) piping systems
  • Be responsible for the maintenance of sensor and actuator cabling (24V DC)


Must have

  • Successful apprenticeship/ technician in metal working job or similar
  • Passionate about new space, curious and eager to learn
  • Driven to deliver and consonantly push the boundaries
  • Take ownership and accountability for your own actions and mistakes
  • Humble and willing to go out of your way to help others
  • Can-do attitude and outstanding communication skills
  • Fluent English. German is highly preferred

Nice to have

  • Experience in use of Swagelok fittings / Flange connections
  • Experience in tube bending and high-pressure piping installation
  • Welding Optimally TIG, or others
  • Fluent in English

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