Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895548_1548954047
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 31, 2019 17:00

Job Description

Your experience in Manufacturing Engineering and knowledge of Continuous Improvement and of tooling specification and design, will play a crucial part in providing hands on support within a manufacturing cell and supporting projects for new products for a leading company in the aerospace and defence electronics industry.

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About the Role:

The client requires a Manufacturing Engineer to provide support to electro-mechanical design and manufacturing departments. This role includes:

*Provide & support Continuous Improvement (CI) manufacturing solutions to reduce build time, improve yield & quality both internally and within the supply chain.
*Specify & design new production tooling and assembly aids within 3D CAD environment and perform tooling trials. Manage maintenance & repair of existing tooling.
*Specify, install & purchase test equipment, machinery & hand tooling for the cell.
*Create & maintain Manufacturing Instructions (Layouts) and Route Cards to ensure good product quality and repeatability in production.
*Set up the manufacturing area & ERP system (BOMs, Routings and Work Centers) to optimise manufacture flow.

Additional duties will include:
*Support PFMEA, DFMAIT and perform first build activity for new projects.
*Provide a technical input to product & test equipment fault finding and diagnostics.
*Provide support on Lean activates such as value stream mapping, standard work, 5S and Kanban.

About You:

As an experienced Manufacturing Engineer you will need Electro-Mechanical engineering experience with an engineering based qualification in an appropriate technical discipline, and experience in working in an Aerospace design and manufacturing environment. You will need experience of working in a manufacturing support role, and experience of tooling specification or design within a 3D CAD environment. An awareness of AS9100 Aerospace Quality systems is also needed.
Experience of any of the following technologies, systems or software would be a distinct advantage:
*High-pressure systems or components.
*Military or civil aviation harnessing.
*Complex electronic box build assemblies.
*3D CAD - Siemens NX, Creo, CATIA or similar
*IFS - MRP system
*Electronic Document Management System - Teamcenter
*MK Systems - AutoMeg

Manufacturing Engineer
Salary negotiable

Keywords: Manufacturing, Engineer, Assembly, Lean, 5S, Kanban DFMAIT, PFMEA, Continuous improvement, 3D CAD, Manufacturing instructions.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.