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Capital Equipment Specialist

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Joanne Edwards

  • Contact email:

    Joanne.Edwards@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    162751JE_1559740626

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-12

  • Start date:

    June 2019

Our Kings Norton Client has a requirement for a Capital Equipment Specialist to undertake the below fixed term 12 month contract role.

ROLE PURPOSE:

As part of the Projects team supporting the transfer of aircraft programs to a new manufacturing site, the Capital Equipment Specialist is responsible for identifying capable manufacturing process equipment from the specified technical and manufacturing requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Review and understand the existing plant machinery and equipment. Confirm technical requirements for the new location;
Draft specifications and equipment scopes based around technical and manufacturing requirements (e.g. max monthly production rate etc.);
Shortlisting potential suppliers and validating proposed specifications;
Where applicable, cooperate with maintenance personnel during equipment installation and validation;
Interact with vendors and suppliers and consider critical path lines to stay on schedule.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, FORMAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Working knowledge of aerospace product development and associated manufacturing processes
Ability to understand and challenge plant documentation and drawings
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
Extremely detail-oriented
Great troubleshooting skills
Excellent organization and time-management
Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
PC software proficiency
Strong background within a manufacturing environment or equivalent Aerospace and/or Tier One
Automotive)
Engineering or Manufacturing Related Degree or equivalent years of experience.

Additional Information

  • 25% of the time will involve international travel (China and California, USA) and it is often at short notice so flexibility is required.
  • There will be some UK travel
  • A DBS will need to be applied for prior to start