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test engineer
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logistic/stock administrator
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mechanical/aerospace design engineer
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mechanical engineer
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graduate electrical/electronic engineering
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mechanical engineer
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Control Systems Engineer

The Systems And Software Engineering Team is responsible for development of electric propulsion systems and its integration with customer aircraft. This includes development of Aircraft level requirements with our customers, flow down of requirements to Fuel Cell System Level, further requirement definition and decomposition to lower level Fuel Cell sub-systems (Hydrogen Supply, Reactant Air supply, Temperature Control) and the all mighty Fuel Cell Control Unit which hosts the control logic software for closed loop safe operation of the Fuel Cell System.
Control System Engineer is responsible for analysing customer requirements, defining system and sub-systems requirements and software development of control logic.

Role

  • developing and documenting fuel cell system requirements, including interface, performance and regulatory (where applicable) requirements
  • develop software Design Models based on Model Based approach (using Simulink and Stateflow)
  • develop associated code (autogenerated form design models) following strict project coding guidelines and process requirements
  • develop, execute, and analyze unit tests verifying satisfaction of requirements, proper implementation of interfaces, and code coverage
  • work with other subsystems to ensure proper integration of subsystem code into the functional design, as required
  • produce software documentation, operational and troubleshooting manuals
  • provide engineering checks of data produced by peer groups or other project participants
  • interface with customers, suppliers, and other project stakeholders
  • maintaining Test Rig GUI software

Essential skills

  • at least a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Control systems Engineering or equivalent
  • five years of software engineering with 3 years of recent real-time embedded flight software experience
  • recent background in flight software development with specific recent experience in the following languages and operating systems: C/C++ (proficient), Linux, FreeRTOS
  • recent experience with inter-process communication (IPC) mechanisms
  • advanced knowledge of principles, theories, concepts, and techniques in developing, modifying, debugging, releasing, and maintaining real-time and embedded software systems for mission-critical aerospace applications
  • experience debugging software/hardware interactions and possible failure modes
  • recent experience with device driver development and software/hardware interfaces for both custom and commercial hardware
  • experience in the certification of embedded software for avionics equipment according to DO-178
  • experience working with Matlab/Simulink, C/C++, QT for GUI development, GitLab including Continuous Integration
  • thrives under a dynamic, milestone-oriented work schedule

Graduate Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Graduates at HyPoint benefit from a start up culture and get hands on experience across multiple functions. This role spreads across design, development and verification activities and interfaces with Systems Engineering, Controls Software and Electronics Hardware development activities. Initially the role involves development of test environment and interactions with Product Development team to understand the performance requirements of Fuel Cells and associated sub-systems. You will work with Electrical and Mechanical engineers in developing documentation and drawings required for test rig, followed by an opportunity to work hands on in design and development of the test rig and Fuel Cell Systems.
Type: Onsite: 80%, Remote:20%
Location: Sandwich (Kent), UK

Role

  • work in a start-up team environment and assist in developing, integrating & testing fuel cell systems, including assistance in developing and maintaining the test rig
  • assist in developing and documenting requirements, including interface and performance requirements
  • evaluate existing & develop electrical/electronic systems (Avionics) components for aircraft and workshop on ground testing equipment
  • hands on with assembling, integrating & testing of equipment
  • develop and liaise with software/control engineers to improve code
  • produce engineering drawings, reports, BOMs and other types of technical documentation including EMC, hardware functional safety, user interface design
  • assisting engineering reviews of data produced by peer groups or other project participant

Essential skills

  • a minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Electronic, or related engineering field
  • have relevant experience with (or exposure to) hands on building & designing test rigs, including a good understanding of Electrical interfaces of a power generating system, and well as appreciation of electronic components required in measurement and control.
  • strong experience with coding with at least one of the languages: Python, C, C++
  • knowledge of CAN communication & familiarity with CANalyser or similar
  • experience with MATLAB and Simulink
  • have exposure to 3D solid modelling
  • strong knowledge of safe working practices
  • proactive team player
  • good presentation and communication skills
  • thrives under a dynamic, milestone-oriented work schedule

Mechanical/Aerospace Design Engineer

Type: Remote/Hybrid position
Location: Sandwich (Kent), UK

Role

  • work in a start-up team environment and assist in developing, integrating & testing fuel cell systems
  • assist in developing and documenting requirements, including interface and performance requirement
  • use structured processes to design new mechanical parts, assemblies, and installations of components of fuel cell energy systems under deadlines with a high-performing start-up team
  • establish structural specifications, performs stress analysis and other engineering design evaluations
  • perform functional analyses, when applicable, and mass, power, and sizing structural analyses
  • producing system requirements, assist problem solving, failure & root cause analysis, risk assessment, HAZOP, DSEAR, ATEX & FMEAs
  • produce engineering drawings, reports, BOMs and other types of technical documentatio
  • provide engineering checks of data produced by peer groups or other project participants
  • interface with customers, suppliers, and other project stakeholders

Essential skills

  • a minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautical, Mechanical, or related engineering field
  • have experience performing design engineering functions in aeronautical, automotive, mechanical, or similar industries
  • proficient in 3D solid modelling, preferably Solidworks
  • proficient in understanding and applying GD&T requirements to new designs
  • able to read and understand complex drawings
  • proficient with manual stress calculations as well as linear FEM stress analysis
  • proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • excellent presentation and communication skills
  • thrives under a dynamic, milestone-oriented work schedule

Production mechanical fitter

Role

  • assembling & testing hydrogen PEM Fuel Cells based power systems and associated mechanical equipment
  • mounting mechanical & pneumatic systems, piping, gas supply lines
  • operate existing cnc-equipment (assembly, testing, dispensing, laser cutting etc.)
  • installations, maintenance and repairs of mechanical parts of manufacturing equipment and machinery

Essential skills

  • experienced at reading and interpreting engineering drawings and able to follow written instructions and statements
  • good mechanical assembly & mounting skills (precision work with high accuracy)
  • experienced in the use of hand and power tools
  • previous experience of working with cnc-equipment, industrial gases, pneumatic systems
  • familiar with health and safety requirements
  • be able to demonstrate a keen interest in zero-emission technologies and a strong motivation for a career in engineering and product development
  • must be quality focused and have good attention to details
  • the ability to work well in a pressurized environment and capable of working to challenging project timescales
  • a quick learner with the ability to contribute positively in a team working environment

Qualifications (preferred)

  • minimum qualification required NVQ Level 3 in a mechanical discipline

Process engineer (Hydrogen PEMFC based power systems production)

Due to business growth, we are now seeking to recruit an ambitious engineer with experience in M&E engineering. We believe that this will require somebody who is conscientious, hardworking and enjoys the challenge of working to tight deadlines but will be given the opportunity to develop their skills and grow with the business.

Role

  • developing a process of a hydrogen PEM Fuel Cells based power systems assembling & testing
  • developing a process of mounting gas supply lines, pneumatic systems, M&E parts assembly
  • writing process instructions and statements, SOP
  • tuning & adjustments of manufacturing equipment and machinery (assembly, testing, dispensing, lasercutting etc.)

Essential skills

  • experienced at reading and interpreting engineering drawings and developing written instructions, statements & procedures
  • experienced in the use of hand and power tools
  • previous experience of working with cnc-equipment, industrial gases, pneumatic systems
  • good knowledge in the electrics, control systems, mechanical & pneumatic systems, high pressure vessels & gas supply lines
  • working knowledge of CAD software
  • be able to do M&E assembly and teach others
  • familiar with health and safety requirements
  • be able to demonstrate a keen interest in zero-emission technologies and a strong motivation for a career in engineering and product development
  • good organizational skills and be able to self-manage your time
  • must be quality-focused and have good attention to details
  • the ability to work well in a pressurised environment and capable of working to challenging project timescales
  • good interpersonal and communication skills
  • a quick learner with the ability to contribute positively in a team working environment
  • Flexible and adaptable in your approach

Qualifications (preferred)

  • 5+ years of production experience (aerospace / power machinery / renewable energy etc.)

Warehouse Specialist/Logistic/Stock administrator

This role combines administration of BOM software with hand-on stock management within Production Department in a Company to ensure excellence in the overall performance of the operations.
Type: On site position
Start Date Availability: Immediate
Location: Sandwich (Kent), UK

Role

  • manage all stock transfers, including quality control
  • update OpenBOM platform / Excel and maintain stock inventory update
  • track goods from suppliers
  • support the Engineering/Production Departments in all aspects of stock operation
  • support the organisation with the product assemblies & packaging
  • fulfil shipment documents procedures
  • manually handling of goods approx. 30% of the time
  • involved with the supply chain operations (this may include searching and components that meet the specified technical requirements and properties)
  • take ownership of H&S matters regarding logistics & handling
  • assist office manager if necessary, ensuring office services run smoothly

Essential skills

  • have experience with stock control
  • computer literate and have knowledge with MS package
  • able to work under pressure when required
  • working independently
  • proven record of being efficient, organised and have a ‘Can-do’ approach
  • have experience with office/lab/workshop goods handling
  • have experience with goods handling H&S

Qualifications

  • education degree with a focus inventory control, manufacturing or BA in Logistics, Mechanical Engineering, or similar relevant field
  • minimum 2 years of supply chain and operational experience

Test engineer (Hydrogen PEMFC based power systems production)

Factory based testing of hydrogen PEMFC based power systems and associated equipment

Role

  • electrically and mechanically test HyPoint power products and components, mainly PEMFC modules, to meet the standards required by the product specifications using approved test procedures and methods
  • fault finding using a methodical approach on Electrical, Mechanical and Software systems
  • ability to read and understand Electrical drawings, Functional Design Specifications
  • understand of basic principles of testing equipment Hardware and Software O&Ms
  • understand and adopt safe working practices associated with special and industrial gases treatment
  • developing a new methods and testing practices
  • writing process instructions and statements, SOP
  • completion of Test records and reports using MS packages and Production software package

Essential skills

  • HNC or higher in electrical or electronic based engineering
  • electrical testing of control and power systems with an electrical fault finding bias, electrical protection testing and use of load banks
  • good knowledge in the electrical power systems, control systems, mechanical & pneumatic systems, high pressure vessels & gas supply lines
  • be able to do M&E assembly
  • strong Health and Safety at work
  • be able to demonstrate a keen interest in zero-emission technologies and a strong motivation for a career in engineering and product development
  • good organisational skills and be able to self-manage your time
  • must be quality focused and have good attention to details
  • the ability to work well in a pressurised environment and capable of working to challenging project timescales
  • flexible and adaptable in your approach
  • a quick leaner with the ability to contribute positively in a team working environment

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience of LV electrical power system

Mechanical Engineer (Internship Various: 3 – 12 months)

Type: Remote/Hybrid position
Lengths: 3/6/12months
Start Date Availability: Immediate
Location: Sandwich (Kent), UK

Role

  • work in a start-up team environment and assist in developing, integrating & testing fuel cell systems
  • assist in developing and documenting requirements, including interface and performance requirement
  • assembling & testing hydrogen PEM Fuel Cells based power systems and associated mechanical equipment including: mounting mechanical & pneumatic systems, piping, gas supply lines, cnc-equipment (assembly, testing, dispensing, laser cutting etc.)
  • assist with 3D printing and producing conceptual designs & experiments
  • produce engineering drawings, reports, BOMs and other types of technical documentatio
  • provide engineering checks of data produced by peer groups or other project participant

We’ll expect from you

  • have recently graduated or currently in a degree in Aeronautical, Mechanical, or related engineering field
  • have some experience in 3D solid modelling, preferably Solidworks
  • have understanding of reviewing & producing technical drawings
  • proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • excellent presentation and communication skills

Production Electrical fitter

Role

  • assembling & testing hydrogen PEM Fuel Cells based power systems and associated electronics & electrical equipment
  • installations, maintenance and repairs of electric and electronic parts of manufacturing equipment and machinery
  • configuration of power systems Hardware and Software

Essential skills

  • good electrical wiring & mounting skills
  • experienced in the use of hand and power tools
  • experienced at reading and interpreting engineering drawings and able to follow written instructions, statements & procedures
  • experienced in the control systems/PLC installations
  • be able to demonstrate a keen interest in a zero-emission technologies and a strong motivation for a career in engineering and product developmen
  • must be quality focused and have good attention to details
  • the ability to work well in a pressurized environment and capable of working to challenging project timescales
  • a quick leaner with the ability to contribute positively in a team working environment
  • must be quality focused and have good attention to details

Qualifications

  • minimum qualification required NVQ Level 3 in an electrical discipline

about HyPoint

We make zero emission air transport possible

By 2050, aviation will be responsible for 25% of global greenhouse gas emissions, about 4% today— unless we do something. Hydrogen is the answer for energy storage to solve the problem of climate change in aviation.

We’re an international and multicultural innovation driven team dedicated ourselves to making next-generation hydrogen fuel cell system featuring zero carbon dioxide emissions and improved energy performance for the aerospace industry.

Our company was founded in Silicon Valley and is backed by leading venture capital firms and individual investors. We have all necessary equipment, R&D facilities and partners to build the best in the class fuel cells. Our production site is located in Sandwich, Kent, England.

We bring together the professionals who are passionate about solving global problems as much as we are. We value each one of our employees, and we are building the environment that will make your work rewarding and satisfying. To learn more about HyPoint, please, visit our website.
go to hypoint.com

our values

open-minded outlook
we appreciate people that are open to new things, free from stereotypes and ready to generate new ideas
creative approach
we encourage creativity and enthusiasm of our employees and build conditions for the implementation of their projects
passion for growth
we believe that each employee contributes directly to the Company’s growth and success

joining HyPoint you will

work together with the high-level professionals in a powerful international team
have an opportunity to unleash your potential and bring your boldest ideas into life
face challenging tasks to move the industry forward and solve the global problems
become a part of a flagship high-tech company with the wide range of career opportunities
We are the team, united by purpose and friendship, working toward a zero-emission future for all
Alex Ivanenko, CEO & Co-Founder, PhD

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