Composite Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location

    Burnley, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £32.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joanne Edwards

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months+

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    Feb 2019

Our Client based in Burnley has a requirement for a Composite Manufacturing Engineer to undertake the below contract role.


Design to produce at objective cost
Define manufacturing processes, ensure all processes are consistent and compliant with specifications Design manufacturing processes with ergonomic risks in mind
Create and validate standard operating procedures, work instruction sheets, quality control points and methods of inspection
Ensure that effective plant, equipment and tooling strategies are in place
Create routes, BOMS, master layouts, tooling requests, data sheets, COS's and drawings
Ensure that the performance of the process meets defined targets (quality, cost, delivery)
Coordinate the activities necessary for the establishment of means of production in the other sectors Engineering Vehicles, General Services, Logistics)
Provide expert guidance to suppliers (internal and external) if necessary
Plan, drive and coordinate the activities contributing to the industrial product validation (methods, Purchasing, engineering ...) to meet cost targets, quality, deadlines, SES chain production.
Support the preparation of industrialization reviewed by methods to ensure the maturity of Industrialization.
Represent the manufacturing engineering at the customer, in coordination with Industrial Programme Manager
Establish global manufacturing process concepts, oversee the selection of plant and equipment and the preparation of factory layouts, and support the definition of detailed workplace layouts

Candidate skills & requirements:

Familiar with their site's organisation
Detailed vision of production processes and their company's supply chain
Manufacturing Engineering experience from leading edge environments
Proficiency in the MRPII process
Knowledge of business economics
Engineering Degree/HND or equivalent experience
General aircraft knowledge and experience of civil A/C nacelle structures