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Manufacturing Engineer

Our Client based in Luton has a requirement for Manufacturing Engineers to undertake the below initial 5 month contract role. As a member of the Manufacturing Engineering Team, you will be reporting to the Lead Manufacturing Engineer/Project Engineer and your role will be to develop new and existing manufacturing process in the manufacture of aircraft canopies and support the day-to-day Canopy and flight deck windows Value Streams at Luton. Duties and Responsibilities: - Develop, document and optimise new and existing manufacturing processes to support small scale production of acrylic canopies, framing activities and canopy escape systems - Create and update engineering documentation to maintain configuration control and help manage point of introduction activities, first article inspection and customer approval - Provide customer-facing support on process validation and verification activities - Management of small capital and tooling projects - Lead structured problem solving projects linked to both project deliverables and day-to-day manufacturing issues - Provide day-today support to manufacturing operations - Provide MRB (Material Review Board) support to existing programs to ensure any process deviation or product faults are reviewed and answered - Reduce process driven scrap and rework and support continuous improvement activities - Establish appropriate new process controls and improve existing ones - Be compliant with the Company’s Environmental, Health & Safety and Energy procedures. - Any other reasonable duties Experience/Skills: - Experience of MRB and in providing frontline support to manufacturing operations - Experience working to customer specifications and standards and their interpretation - “Hands-on” experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably within the aerospace industry - Demonstrable experience of practical problem-solving techniques - Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within an organisation and be flexible in your approach. - Knowledge and experience in use of DFMEA, PFMEA and process life cycle management.   


Job Title: Planner Location: BirminghamDuration: Contract MUST HAVE RAIL EXPERIENCE Job purpose:This role is responsible for supporting the development of an integrated project schedule across development and delivery areas, coordinating dependencies and interfaces across the programme, and assuring supply chain inputs into the integrated schedule. Accountabilities: To be accountable for supporting the development of an integrated project schedule across development and delivery areas, ensuring dependencies and interfaces are effectively managed, identifying any risks and potential impacts, and proposing mitigation strategies where applicable.To be responsible for supporting schedule input into the development of an integrated project baseline across development and delivery areas. Correlating schedule, cost and risk assessment through to influence critical path analysis and providing robust and quality plans to support decision making.To be accountable for identifying key programme interfaces and working with the delivery teams, within both HS2 and the supply chain, to document and manage these.To be responsible for working with Project Managers and Project Controls Managers to maintain project schedules and effectively manage change, providing assurance to the plans and schedules submitted by the supply chain.To be responsible for supporting What-if scenario planning, providing integrated solutions to programme and project conflicts and recoveries, supporting trade off decision making.To have accountability for providing specialist planning and integration support where required.To be accountable for collaborating with project delivery teams, the supply chain and stakeholders (including regulatory bodies, and the Department for Transport)where necessary to support the integration of all time, cost and quality information to support the monitoring of project progress and supply chain performanceTo be responsible for inputting into the development of planning and integration policy, processes and standards across the business, leveraging industry best practice to drive continuous improvement and assure that these are implemented consistently and effectively across development and delivery areasActively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.  Required: Skills: Ability to use planning software including Primavera P6 at an advanced level.Ability to integrate planning activities across multiple complex projects.Ability to implement the delivery of processes, procedures and guidance that support project delivery and improve efficiency and accuracy within planning systems.Ability to analyse and interpret data, producing accurate, timely and informative reports in multiple formats targeted to the needs of the audience. Knowledge: Working knowledge of planning systems, processes and procedures.Knowledge of the core Project Controls disciplines, including; Schedule Management, Cost Management, Change Management and Risk Management and an understanding of how they interrelate.Understanding of NEC contracts, amendments, early warning notices and the work flows of communications between contractor and client. Type of experience: Experience in the core project controls functions, including; baseline maintenance, schedule management, cost performance, change management, risk management and performance reporting.Experienced in the management and control of key Project Controls systems (e.g. Primavera P6).