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Test Bench Mechanic (m/f/d)

Kiruna, Sweden


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 democratise 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!


  • Be at the centre of an agile and dynamic team of highly motivated space enthusiasts
  • You will be part of an incredible start-up journey
  • Huge learning potential and the opportunity to build things from the ground up (literally)
  • Youโ€™ll enjoy a high level of freedom and autonomy
  • Flat hierarchy and open communication


The primary purpose of the role is to support our Test and Propulsion engineers in conducting their test campaigns on our liquid rocket engine, prototypes and subsystems.

More specifically, you will:

  • Take on responsibility of maintaining a clear structure in our workshop and storage facilities
  • Keep the workshop up to date with tooling and keep our machines functional through different service checks
  • Build, repair and upgrade our rocket engine test facility
  • Support our rocket engine test campaigns by preparing test articles and test bench in collaboration with Test and Propulsion engineers
  • Take over the maintenance of high pressure (up to 300 bar) and cryogenic (down to -196ยฐC) piping systems



  • Successfully completed apprenticeship or training or work experience as technician in metal or similar
  • Passionate about new space, curious and eager to learn
  • Driven to deliver and constantly 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


  • Experiencein use of Swagelok fittings / Flange connections
  • Experience in welding, preferably TIG or similar
  • Experience in pipe fitting through trade school or previous work
  • License aircraft mechanical background
  • Experience in reading drawings and consequently work planning based on our drawings


If your profile matches our needs, you will be contacted in a few weeks by our Talent team for a first HR video-interview.
A technical assignment might be sent to you in order to assess your knowledge on the topics required for the job.
In case of positive outcome, you will then attend 1-2 technical interview(s) with your potential future colleagues.

Want to find more about us?


Note: Due to high volume of applications, we cannot get back to all candidates. If you have not heard from us within 2-4 weeks, please consider that your application has been unsuccessful for the current openings. However, in line with our GDPR policy, we will keep your details and will let you know if/when a suitable position comes up.

Isar Aerospace
Isar Aerospace

Sweden, Kiruna, Norrbotten County

Posted 2 months ago

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