MP&P Engineer, Material, Process & Planning Engineer

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Sue Orr

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Morson has an initial 6 months Contract for a Materials & Process Engineer for a Major Aerospace Company working in Sheffield. This would suit someone who has been a Machinist but has moved into a more Technical Support, Trouble Shooting & advisory Lean role.

Job details:

The Clients Materials & Manufacturing Technologies team is leading the R&D programme match funded by the UK government to develop the technology required to support the stand-up of the first Clients Fabrication Facility in Europe. The work statement focuses on machining and digital thread/ I4.0 methodologies, and comprises all activities required to deliver the first actuation line components in Clients Facility in Sheffield by Q1 2019.

A gears forming and cutting specialist is required to provide on-site support and drive the technical direction of the on-going R&D project to develop, validate and mature up to MRL5 the manufacturing methods for the B737 and B767 actuator´s components prior to the end of the summer, including:

  • Providing technical steering & validation of the approaches, through familiarity with multiple machining processes & practices at the cutting edge of machining technology
  • Demonstration of analytical problem-solving capability in an emergent, production environment to define and execute solutions, from conception through to validation
  • Working closely within a small multi-disciplined team which includes other Clients engineers, colleagues from the Portland Fabrication site and the AMRC in Sheffield, to deliver technology objectives.
  • Evaluation and application of technical specifications and standards
  • Evaluation of key performance indicators (production rate, machine utilisation, etc.) and identification of optimisation opportunities
  • Awareness of digital thread/ I4.0 methodologies and integration would be useful

Education and experience:

  • Apprenticeship or degree (or suitable alternative) with a mechanical or machining engineering background
  • 10 years + industrial experience in a production environment
  • Diversity within skills background to enable adaptability to an evolving environment.

Please send Cv or ring Sue Orr on 01935 403205 for more details