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Junior Process Plant Engineer (m/f/d)

Isar Aerospace

Isar Aerospace

Ottobrunn, Germany · Germany · Ottobrunn, Germany
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023

Your Mission

As a Junior Process Plant Engineer, you will join the Propulsion Test Development Team which is an essential part of the Launch System Department and acts as an internal engineering service provider to other development departments in the company to design and procure ground infrastructure. The goal of safe, reliable and rapid testing and space launch operations can only be achieved with support from a wide range of rigorously designed, developed and built ground infrastructure. This includes ground equipment, such as test stands for research & development, qualification and acceptance testing of propulsion systems and rocket stages, as well as entire launchpads. Close cooperation with other departments such as Propulsion Technology and Launch Vehicle teams is necessary since their requirements dictate the design of the ground support equipment. As a Junior Process Plant Engineer, you play a critical supporting role during the development and implementation phases of such facilities.

More specifically, you will:

  • Support the construction and project management as well as the entire engineering/project team in day-to-day business and organizational matters
  • Support in subcontractor management
  • Travel to construction and test sites for supportive on-site tasks during construction and/or commissioning
  • Create and maintain various documents; maintenance of project documentation e.g. project schedules
  • Check 3D piping models, isometrics, BOMs/MTOs, P&IDs, technical manufacturing and assembly drawings
  • Support in hardware procurement matters
  • Independently coordinate, prepare and follow-up on appointments
  • Keep attendance lists and meeting minutes

Who you are and what you have

  • Experience working in a project driven environment
  • Experience with 3D/2D design/panning software like AutoCAD, Solidworks or similar
  • Adjusting self-sufficiently and quickly to a changing work environment
  • Highly organised, effective team player with high attention to detail
  • Communicating actively and openly in a constructive manner
  • Can-do attitude
  • Fluent in English and German

Nice to Have:

  • Hands-on experience building mechanical assemblies
  • Project management experience


  • 30 days holiday
  • Subsidised lunch
  • Individual learning budget
  • Virtual company shares
  • Qualitrain Sport Clubs membership
  • Customized company pension plan

Who we are

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!

Want to find out more about us?

Visit www.isaraerospace.com