Manufacturing Engineer

Ref No. BHN515144
Salary £30,000 - £38,000/annum
Location Southampton, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

I am currently recruiting for four Manufacturing Engineers to work for an aerospace company based in Hamble near Southampton. we are looking for specialist in Metallic, Composite and Assembly.

Important

experience of either Metallic composite or assembly

The Job

Responsibilities

  • Manage own performance against agreed goals and objectives, accountable for quality, on time delivery and budget
  • Facilitate all elements of manufacturing engineering such as process planning, tooling, inspection criteria/equipment using lean methodologies
  • Generate internal engineering instructions to enable manufacturing and control costs/quality within the engineering team (ERP, Manufacturing Plans, Rework Instructions etc.)
  • Understand and liaise with customers to support both internal and external customer needs
  • Support New Technology Initiatives (NTI) and equipment upgrades from purchase through to installation and commissioning. Share best practices with other Aernnova locations
  • Support New Product Introduction (NPI) both from a Design for Manufacture (DFM) perspective and operational performance implementation
  • Support the tooling function, identify tooling needs and support tool design from concept through to final design
  • Conduct cost/benefit analysis for changes to processes and/or equipment
  • Ensure processes contribute to a safe working environment and meet EHS requirements. Support/lead EHS projects
  • Identify and reduce product quality issues caused by process variation
  • Track/drive root cause analysis and corrective actions for production issues
  • Define, enable and measure process capability
  • Utilise lean-manufacturing principles and participate/lead in action workouts to improve process capability, improve quality, reduce overall costs and increase capacity
  • Lead/support training activities within the manufacturing environment
  • Prioritisation of workload and project planning to support customer needs
  • Participate/lead in local and site wide initiatives

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Degree/HNC in Engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Good leadership skills including coaching and team engagement
  • Detailed knowledge of assembly manufacturing processes
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, including stakeholder management
  • Ability to manage multiple complex assignments/priorities and achieve results
  • Strong organisational skills with a high attention to detail
  • Highly effective problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)

Daniel Martin
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