Manufacturing Engineer

Owen Daniels Consultancy Ltd
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Manufacturing Engineer - Aerospace
With a comprehensive benefits package, a competitive salary and fantastic workforce, our client are looking for a hardworking enthusiastic Manufacturing Engineer to join their team. Our client are one of the leading aircraft component suppliers in the world and are keen to take on someone who will bring a positive precise ethic to the team. If you have knowledge of Business improvement techniques, experience with working in machining / assembly / welding environments then this is a great opportunity for you.

Brief Description of Duties
• Promote DFM (design for manufacture) disciplines and agree manufacturing methods for hardware
• Create and maintain assembly procedures, standard work instructions and PFMEA.
• Support the Manufacturing NPI Planner in supplying hardware in line with the project requirements.
• Work to reduce manufacturing costs by supporting make/buy initiatives
• Work with key suppliers and sub-contractors to optimise methods of manufacture to reduce manufacturing costs.
• Work with the manufacturing cells and subcontractors to define methods of manufacture and agree tooling and fixturing requirements.
• Raise and justify capital expenditure requests
• Support MBD and Finance in developing product costings for new products
• Administration of rework routings
• Ensure that manufacturing data is accurately uploaded onto the Company business system.
• Provide manufacturing technical support to both Engineering, Operations and Quality.

Manufacturing Engineer - Aerospace

General Qualifications, Skills and Experience
• Applicants should have a Degree/HND in engineering or similar, and previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment would be advantageous.
• The successful candidate should also have an understanding of all aspects of production engineering including product fixturing & tooling and process engineering.
• The candidate must be IT literate with an understanding of a manufacturing-based business system, preferably SAP and knowledge of software packages including Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office would be beneficial.
• Good communication and interpersonal skills together with the ability to liaise effectively with other departments and our customers is essential.
• Knowledge of business improvement techniques including six-sigma, continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, line balancing, creation of standard operations, takt time, flow manufacturing and Pokayoke would be an advantage.

Manufacturing Engineer - Aerospace

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