AIT Process Engineer

  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Up to £25.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Shingler

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Morson International are currently recruiting for a Process Engineer to work within the AIT department for our major defence and space client based in Stevenage. This is a 6 month contract initially but there is strong potential for extension beyond this period.

REPORTING TO: AIT Engineering Manager

JOB SUMMARY: To provide Engineering support to the Process team based on robust processes and procedures, for the production of fully integrated Satellite Telecoms and ENS Products.

INTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS: Process Owner & Product Lead Engineer

AIT Project / Product Team (Team Leader, Operations Team, AIT Project Manager, Quality Assurance).

AIT Engineering Teams.

Involvement in the Local Technical Process / Process Improvement and R & D Initiatives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Support Process Owner team during engineering preparation.

Support process owners with Non Conformance resolution and operational activities.

Support quality reviews and Root Cause Analysis as required.

Support the generation of standard documentation in line with scheduled needs.

Support in the production of deviation plans / re-work instructions based on project requirements and identify parts / tooling required to carry them out.

Support the use of MGSE and Tooling and ensure availability in line with schedule.

Ensure maintenance of MGSE documentation throughout the product lifecycle (Chain of Custody forms and Log Books etc).

Execute the shipping process, co-ordination with logistics and operations, and creation of transfer tasks (With support from the Process Owners).

Non Project

Design of day to day operational tooling / manufacturing aids for manufacture execution

Support to R&D (RDWR process execution)

Responsible for ensuring that working modes and processes are standardised, optimised, current & monitored.

Support new process implementation, undertake process improvement and maintenance and monitor process implementation in operations.

JOB/TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE: Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION LEVEL Minimum of HNC level in a Mechanical discipline. A lesser qualification is acceptable if a high level of similar industry experience can be demonstrated.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT Good understanding and detailed experience of all types of mechanical systems. Including but not limited to:-

A production engineer background (possible an ex-technician, given they have the relevant skills)

Must have a proven background in creating instructions, documenting processes etc,

Lean manufacturing techniques including 5S, root cause analysis and continuous improvement.

Support to production

Mechanical processes including detailed assembly and fitting.

Mechanical handling equipment.

SECTOR EXPERIENCE Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering

ESSENTIAL REQUIRMENTS: High mechanical skills and relevant experience.

Procedures and process control.

Able to work offsite (UK and abroad) for undefined periods at short notice.

Work overtime and occasional shifts.

Able to support out of normal hours work using the "on call" rota process.

Experience in writing engineering documents.

Good planning skills and process competence, (MRP system experience an advantage).

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS: Experience of Lean engineering

Clean room experience

Aerospace experience

Mechanical design / validation / experience

FMEA Experience

Knowledge of continuous improvement philosophies

Knowledge of Health and Safety principles and their application to the specific environment

Rudimentary understanding of RF properties and associated risks.

This is a full time contract, Mon-Friday 37 hour work week. (Friday half day) The pay rate is £25 per hour to a LTD company or Umbrella service.