Automation & Assembly Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £32.00 - £40.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Phil Evans

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Morson are currently looking to recruit an experienced aerospace manufacturing engineer for our client based in Bristol.

Key Responsibilities:

Representing client at customer reviews/meetings. Negotiating interfaces, advising or directing design based on build philosophy.

Calculation of tolerances based on process capability, build philosophy. Negotiating and justifying relaxation of customer requirements.

Writing specifications for machine fixturing

Liaising with tooling manufacture.

Liaising with sub-tier component manufactures.

Trade off studies for build philosophy selection.

Maintaining build philosophy plan.

Creation of Validation Matrices and PFMEA's for new technologies.

Developing metrology plans.

Tolerance analysis: cascade creation and statistical calculation (RSS and ASRC).

Writing condition of supplies for suppliers parts in line with build philosophy/tooling requirements: gaps, datum structures, hole requirements, treatments, GD&T etc.

Calculation of component shimming requirements.

Assembly process definition.

Awareness of M&P requirements.

Involvement with all aspects of client WoT design: spar, rib posts etc.


Degree-qualified (or equivalently experienced) engineer.

Background knowledge of a diverse range of processes, tooling philosophies, inspection, assembly techniques and automation. Detailed knowledge in one or more areas is required.

Background knowledge of aircraft component manufacture and assembly processes.

A logical approach to problem-solving, and use of the appropriate tools.

Understands and has used tools such as Design of Experiments, Value Stream Maps and FMEAs.

Capability to interrogate CAD models in CATIA.

Excellent technical writing skills.

Experience in simulation methods such as DES or kinematic simulation.

Programming experience of PLCs and/or computer programming.