Manufacturing Engineer

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    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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    Victoria Akokhia

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Role Summary:

Manufacturing Engineers required to support aerospace electrical power panel assembly work, e.g. wiring/harnessing, mechanical assembly, environmental and acceptance testing, non-conformance rework as required.
This could be in an NPI or steady state environment depending on aircraft program assigned to.

Key Activities:

Support shop floor with rework planning and processing of non-conformance.
Update routing/build instructions as required using the company MES (Proficy).
Interprets data and acts as technical authority for build process authoring and tooling selection.
Recommends actions using Engineering knowledge and experience / judgement. Prepares and reviews procedures.
Influences Design for Manufacture. Review and embodiment of design changes.
Identify and implement the delivery of continuous improvement & the transfer of best practice.
Order new hand-tools and tooling to support production growth.

Essential responsibilities:

The ownership of the assigned task to completion.
Interaction with the GE Change management organisation in resolving document/drawing issues.
Evolution and / or authoring of build process instructions.
Validating build of product and ensuring stable manufacturing readiness.
Attendance of daily shop floor meetings representing M.E. function.

Qualifications / Requirements:

Experience of electrical power panel assembly in an aerospace environment.
Competent in the use of MS Word/Excel/Office and PDF tools.
Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Experience / knowledge of FAI, PFMEA, MRL, MCRL and 6s

Desired characteristics:

Strong attention to detail.
Self motivated in completing assigned tasks.
Ability to work with minimal supervision but in a team environment.
Strong problem solving skills. Actively adopts best practice and encourage sharing. Knows process capability & limitations.
Is able to identify/evaluate improvement opportunities. Understand the requirements of related disciplines and Co-ordinate and support the requirements needed from ME.