Composites Manufacturing Engineer

Job Ref: 60196
Sectors: Engineering Technology, Aviation
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 07 June 2019
  • Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, England, UK Mitcheldean Gloucestershire GBR GL52 8SF
  • Competitive
  • Karl Davies
  • 01329 227000

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An excellent opportunity has arisen working for a Prestigious Aerospace Company based in Gloucester. The requirement is for a Manufacturing Enigneer to join the Composites division. This is a permanent role, that offers a long term career at an exciting time for the Company.

Role Summary/Purpose : This position will provide technical support to the production environment. The successful candidate will also support the program value streams for the purpose of development of prototypes, processes, and/or material data base qualifications. In addition, this person will provide engineering expertise to building complex composite components to meet quality, performance, schedule, and cost goals.

Essential Responsibilities :

* This person will also be responsible to resolve issue of difficult scope including scale up of materials and processes in a Manufacturing Technology environment and supporting continuous process improvement through Production implementation of the new technologies.

* Monitor composite manufacturing process metrics including yields and processing times.

* Manage multiple projects by providing scheduling, resource management, budget control and EHS compliance.

* Support the operations of the manufacturing process to maintain production output.

* Design necessary fixtures and tooling for manufacturing of NPI's and for process improvements.

* Participate in LEAN initiative, and engage Six Sigma tools for process improvements.

* Compile data and publish technical reports as necessary for new and existing processes in the department.

* Investigate and perform feasibility studies for new processes or techniques to reduce cost and improve quality.

* Demonstrate the ability to manage Medium and large-sized projects through implementation, including the direction of other technicians and operators.

* Maintain responsibility and accountability for all elements of a project/task.

* Determine critical path for projects and focus resources to ensure delivery on-time and on budget.

* Communicate project progress and problems clearly and concisely to all involved personnel including management teams.

* Proactively identify potential problem areas through regular process monitoring using statistical techniques.

* Create new drawings and specifications, and train others upon release.

* Operate as a self-directed team member with minimal supervision.

Qualifications/Requirements :

* Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related engineering degree or equivalent knowledge and experience

* Or HNC with proven experience as Process/Manufacturing Engineer within a composites environment

* Masters of Science in similar field is desired or equivalent knowledge and experience.

* Proven experience within a manufacturing Engineering environment

Desired Characteristics :

* Strong oral and written communication skills.

* Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

* Ability to work independently.

* Strong problem solving skill

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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