Industrial Engineer

Industrial Engineer | Rotterdam | satellites | engineering | space
About Satellogic

Satellogic is a vertically integrated Earth Observation satellite and data company. We design, manufacture, and operate our own fleet of satellites, the Aleph-1 constellation, which delivers high-frequency, high-resolution imagery plus full-motion video.
Earth Observation imagery and data are key to monitoring change at scale, informing critical decisions, and ultimately helping solve the world’s most pressing problems. Our mission is to democratize access to this information, making it affordable and available for those who need it across a wide range of industries, from climate monitoring and agriculture, to energy, infrastructure and many more. We want to do our part in building a world where every organization is prepared for the challenges of tomorrow.
With a growing team of more than 300 employees spanning 10 countries, Satellogic is a diverse group of purpose-driven professionals across software development, satellite engineering, operations, data science, manufacturing, and sales. We are excited to grow and welcome team members who push the limits, get things done, and never stop learning—all while being humble, honest, and empathetic.
As part of our ambitious growth plans we are expanding our manufacturing and assembly capacity into Europe and are setting up a new high throughput plant (HTP) in the Rotterdam area. In close collaboration with our global teams we will be producing our next generation of satellites in state-of-the-art facilities.These satellites will be instrumental to our goal of building an accurate and up-to-date picture of our world and the many forces that reshape it every day.

About the team

The Engineering team develops and reviews the production layouts in order to increase productivity and quality standards. The main duties include reviewing current production schedules and processes to find potential improvements, designing the layouts of the facilities and estimating production costs.The team is always learning and trying to push the limits, relying in part on the large diversity of people’s profiles and backgrounds.

About the position

As an Industrial engineer you will be analyzing operations, designing workflows and production processes, reducing inefficiency, and ensuring that final products meet the required quantity and quality standards within the given time

Location: Greater Rotterdam/ Delft Area - At Satellogic we encourage virtual collaboration and teaming across our distributed global workforce and pride ourselves in our flexible and autonomous work culture. For roles that support teams with physical presence in our manufacturing plant we expect on-site presence.


  • Reviewing production schedules, processes, specifications, and related information.
  • Designing production processes that maximize efficiency and reduce waste.
  • Developing and implementing process improvements and technological upgrades.
  • Designing control systems to minimize costs and production issues.
  • Developing design and production standards in cooperation with management and user personnel.
  • Preparing material and equipment lists, purchase orders, cost analyses, and estimated production costs.
  • Designing the layout of facilities and determining the associated personnel requirements.
  • Training staff for new processes and providing instructions and manuals.
  • Managing process documentation and preparing production reports.
  • Optimize product flow and efficiency by designing or improving tools, jigs, stations, work methods and ergonomics using the LEAN methodology.

Experience and skills

  • Academic qualification in industrial engineering or other engineering disciplines with at least 5 years relevant work experience in industrial engineering.
  • At least 3 years of work experience in a systems assembly environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of production machinery, processes, and standards.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Troubleshooting skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Google Tools, MS Office and CAD-related programs.
  • Our global company language is English, so excellent English skills are essential.
  • Implementation and the application of LEAN / Six Sigma production concepts.
  • Experience with Industry 4.0 requirements

Diversity Commitment

Satellogic values diversity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. We are convinced that hiring and developing top talent from around the world for any given discipline will drive innovation, generate new solutions, and deliver a superior product to our global customer base. We work to build an equitable and inclusive environment in which all people, regardless of gender, race, religion, or background, can come together to do their best work.
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Lucht- & Ruimtevaart
Salary + Benefits
29 Jul 2022

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