Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mark Cunliffe

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Manufacturing Engineer required to work during the transition to build phase of the product life cycle, the role involves analysing the design and creating an assembly sequence and particularly pipe fitting, electrical cable installation / termination, HVAC installation. The role requires liaising with Operations, quality, Jig & Tool, to create an assembly sequence fully integrated with a quality inspection and test plan and appropriate supporting documentation.

The role also requires provision of support to Operations during the build to resolve problems and gather and implement improvements to the build sequence and supporting documentation / equipment.

The type of work being undertaken is ship building, consequently lifting and orientation of materials is a significant problem to overcome and needs to be fully integrated in to the build sequence and production plan.

The candidate must have experience of working in the transition to build phase of the product life cycle

Working in discrete manufacturing industries doing heavy fabrication and out-fitting.

This is a heavy fabrication workshop involving working at height an in confined spaces, consequently experience planning work in these environments is very desirable, as-is a good understanding of the safety controls to ensure a safe system of work is maintained at all times.

The systems and tools used are TeamCentre, Visualisation and SAP.

Documentation is authored on MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; also VISIO for process mapping purposes.

candidates with military electrical connector and cable termination experience and candidates with experience with military paint systems will be preferred

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance