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Junior Mechanical Engineer

LOCATION - tokyo, japan

This job is to design structures and mechanisms for the next-generation of spacecraft and planetary rovers for ispace, inc. The ideal candidate will have experience in integrated design for manufacturing and robotics applications. The job includes all phases in design, from helping a team to define system architecture, to design and simulation, to supporting small scale manufacturing. In this job, the engineer will have the opportunity to work on both long term, highly optimized. The ideal candidate has experience supporting manufacturing of various types, including making drawings to industry standards, procuring quotations, and controlling vendors.



  • Participate in product definition, specification and requirements phases
  • Detailed design of spacecraft components for thermal and structural performance based on the input of senior engineers
  • Finite element analysis for optimizing design, both at system and parts level
  • Supporting other engineers' thermal analysis by providing and simplifying 3D models
  • Supporting electrical engineers with mechanical requirements for electronics components


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience designing for manufacturing including 3D modeling, creation of 2D drawings
  • Surface modeling experience
  • 1+ years of experience performing finite element analysis
  • Experience supporting manufacturing processes


  • Design and simulation of composite materials
  • Solidworks, FEMAP and NASTRAN experience
  • Small spacecraft design and / or integration