Manufacturing Engineer

Job Ref: 56831
Sector: Engineering
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 23 May 2018
  • Farnborough, Hampshire, England, UK
  • Competitive
  • Lee Brown
  • 02392 705 487

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Our client is a world leader in the design and manufacture of satellite systems. Their activities cover complete civil and military telecommunications and Earth observation systems, science and navigation programmes, together with avionics and a wide range of space equipment and associated ground infrastructure.

A new role has been created for a Manufacturing Engineer (ME) inside the HAPS project team based in Farnborough, Hampshire, UK. The scope of this role is to deliver ME solutions to the new production system which delivers the HAPS Aircraft and Ground Support Equipment in line with business requirements. This is a Contract position initially for 6 months.

The successful applicant with report to the HAPS Manufacturing Engineer Manager and join the TUMZM business unit (operationally and functionally) in Farnborough, Hampshire, UK.

Tasks & Accountabilities:As a key member of the HAPS production MFT your main tasks and responsibilities will be to provide hands-on enablement of design intent into a qualified lean production system for HAPS Zephyr UAVs platforms to Safety, Quality, Cost and Time through:

Creating MRP system shop floor routings / job card definitions / shop floor standard operating instructions(SOIs) / quality care cards

Technical dossiers and support to procurement activities, supply chain monitoring and Make v Buy decisions (including benchmarking)

Use of the Airbus 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 KPIs 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

Preferred Skills:

Flexibility to support multiple locations

Able to obtain UK SC Clearance

If you have the necessary skills and experience to be considered for this role, please apply on-line.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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