Manufacturing Engineer (Mechanical)

  • Location

    Farnborough, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £200.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Joanne Edwards

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    July 2018

  • Client:


Our Farnborough Client has a requirement for Manufacturing Engineer to undertake the below contract role.

Tasks & Accountabilities:

As a key member of the production your main tasks and responsibilities will be to provide hands-on enablement of design intent into a qualified lean production.

* Creating MRP system shop floor routings / job card definitions / shop floor standard operating instructions(SOI's) / quality care cards
* Technical dossiers and support to procurement activities, supply chain monitoring and Make v Buy decisions (including benchmarking)
* Use of the CAD (CATIA v6, Solidworks) & PLM(Windchill) toolset and BOM(SAP) administration/configuration control (co-ordinate with design)
* Technical problem solving and support to production and supply chain.
* Application of APQP as appropriate
* Perform Design For Manufacture (DFM) / Design To Cost (DTC) studies and provide input to design teams
* Liaison with MGSE / Jig & Tools (Design, Manufacture, Calibration & Maintenance)
* Liaison with Manufacturing System Engineering. (Process flow, line balancing, capital investment items, facilities requirements)

You will also be responsible for:

* Deriving production KPI's in conjunction with operations teams
* Continuous Improvement of the production system in line with business targets
* Enable Health and Safety target achievement
* Enablement of the "Right First Time" Quality culture with associated business systems and feedback loops

Required Skills & Experience:

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:
* Innovative, agile and self-driven in a fast paced and changing environment
* Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline
* Experience in a Manufacturing Engineering discipline
* Knowledge of CFRP part fabrication / layup production techniques
* Knowledge of Aerospace Production and assembly techniques and standards
* Experience creating or improving production systems, teams and facilities
* Excellent communication skills.
* Demonstrated Experience solving technical operational issues
* Able to work in a multi-function team and matrix organisation
* IT & CAD Skills
* English to Negotiation Level
* Flexibility to support multiple locations
* Able to obtain UK SC Clearance