Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location:

    Coventry, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    Up to £228 per day

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Manufacturing Engineer

Until June 2021


My Client an international company specialising in components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and selected energy markets is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer, for a large precision aerospace component manufacturer.

The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting on-going development, process improvements and transition activities.

Qualification and Experience:

  • Ideally Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing / Mechanical Engineering or at least 5 years' experience as a Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, NPI Engineer or Production Engineer. An understanding of fluid systems and fluid test rigs would be desirable. Any other relevant engineering experience shall be considered.
  • Health and Safety qualifications are a bonus (i.e NEBOSH Certificate or Diploma)
  • Maintenance management experience is a bonus
  • Strong Stakeholder Management


The successful candidate will be able to perform following tasks as required;

  • Ensure Processes and future methods of manufacture are capable to achieve the required level of readiness for transition.
  • Work in a team based environment to develop production concepts
  • Ensure machine scoping is carried out, taking into account required end characteristics.

Industrialise new equipment, specifically: -

  • Pre-Design Review
  • Technical Review
  • Capability Validation .v. CMMs
  • Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT)
  • Site Acceptance Testing (SAT)
  • Equipment Commissioning
  • Generate Standard Operating procedures
  • Support production area/cell in resolving technical issues
  • Generate KPIs on periodic basis
  • Review and co-ordinate with other functions to close out actions arising within an agreed time frame
  • Analyse existing manufacturing processes through suitable studies, suggest and implement improvements
  • Participate in Value Stream Mapping and 3P events involving cross functional teams and contribute in designing and optimising process flow
  • Machine/process capability assessment

Desirable skills

  • Knowledge of aerospace documentation and component maintenance.
  • Knowledge of fluid systems and test rigs.
  • Knowledge of Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
  • Meggitt Product Knowledge
  • Production Transfer experience.
  • Six Sigma Green belt Trained or accredited or equivalent lean skills.
  • 8D Problem solving skills and Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

If you feel you would be suitable, please send in your CV

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