Manufacturing Engineer

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  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £24.95 per hour

  • Contact:

    Joanne Edwards

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    October 2020

  • Client:


Our Client based in Portsmouth has a requirement for a Manufacturing Engineer to undertake the below contract

Role purpose

Support operational and development Programs to enable and deliver zero defect projects utilizing superior engineering and problem solving skills. Accountable for delivering robust, capable manufacturing process technology as it applies to materials, tooling, part fabrication and assembly, whilst measuring and quantifying the benefits of the work being carried out. Liaise directly with operations, supply/scheduling, programmes and customer and act as a technical PoC for these functions.

Key accountabilities

Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring compliance with the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards.
Develop technical solutions to complex problems with measured and defined results/benefits.
Responsible for technical support of manufacturing development and integration for production. Resolve issues pertaining to vendor schedule and/or quality.
Utilize root cause analysis, preventative and corrective action to reduce/eliminate non-conformances with the completion of visual documentation to share with all parties.
Responsible for the implementation of tooling and or production planning, from original concept through to production. Design these processes with a high degree of process capability utilizing the GKN standard Zero Defect Manufacturing (ZDM) tool suite to demonstrate as such.
Accountable for product development, first article development, configuration changes, build process definition and implementation.
Delivers measurable, metrics driven results in line with Operational & Program goals that are presented in a visual and measurable manner.
Maintain positive, team relationships with internal and external customers, as well as co-workers
Continuously improve production processes by implementing Lean initiatives.
Support customer visits, call and requests.
Support Programmes in the producing of performance reviews and customer KPI meetings.

Person specification

Technical expertise in Manufacturing Engineering, with a professional qualification / background (university degree) in engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical)
Experience of managing New Product / Process introduction (industrialisation) & existing production process improvements
Ability to influence people, build trust and establish effective working relationships within a global organisation
Working knowledge of LEAN processes and practices
Minimum of 3 years of experience in Manufacturing Engineering.
Working knowledge of quality system models such as ISO9000, AS9100, or D1-9000

Please note this role is PAYE only