Manufacturing Engineer

We are a market leader in Aerospace Composites manufacturing, working with exciting technologies and materials to design and build advanced composite structural components and assemblies. We are seeking Manufacturing Engineers to join our team based in Crewkerne, Somerset.

POSITION SUMMARY

Undertake manufacturing engineering support tasks as defined by the relevant management chain (Programme Manager, Engineering Manager, Senior ME levels). Achieve plan tasks and optimise production performance for a wide range of composite products and processes (new and existing) through technical project planning, drawing/model interpretation, customer/vendor technical interface, and coordination with cross-functional teams.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide Manufacturing Information Sheets, route cards, bill of materials and manufacturing specification data in accordance with company standards.
  • Develop the most cost effective and efficient solutions that satisfy design to cost and design for manufacture best practice.
  • Specify material requirements, define suitable methods of manufacture and identify and implement tooling and equipment.
  • Develop processes to a production steady state standard that meets specification and design intent.
  • Support design and customer reviews and other meetings as required.
  • Support Production and Quality Assurance in resolving production problems and non-conformances.
  • Utilise Lean Principles to improve the product, process flow, build cycle and waste reduction.
  • Train employees on process, applications, and manufacturing specification data.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Relevant engineering qualification or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of aerospace configuration control requirements with specific experience of composite material processing and component production procedures
  • Computer literate, windows based and 3D model-based definition (CATIA V5 preferred)
  • Ability to develop successful working relationships, work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Continuous Improvement, zero defect and customer focused mind-set
  • A good team player with a flexible attitude to work load

Please state you salary expectation in your application. Applications via agencies will not be considered.

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