Passionate about chemical engineering? A confident communicator? Seeking a vibrant and exciting environment in which to apply your technical knowledge?
We are an establishing and growing aerospace industry supplier that’s seeking your expertise and commitment.
What’s in it for you? The latest machines and technology, a vibrant workforce of over 250, and a platform for professional growth. We’re recruiting on the back of securing a strong pipeline and a lucrative project. After growing from £26m to £34m turnover in recent years, we’re targeting £50m turnover by 2020 and want you to join our journey.
Your next boss, our Quality Manager, was in your shoes six years ago: seeking employment at an aerospace manufacturer, he was blown away by the variety of processes and equipment on our site. We all spend a lot of time work - so how about an interesting and exciting environment you’ll look forward to being part of every weekday.
- Maintaining NADCAP compliance for chemical processing
- The overseeing, maintenance, and upkeep of two laboratories
- Reviewing, interpreting and reporting test data
- Writing PQPs for special projects, when process changes are required
- Preparing reports and attending internal and external meetings
- Overseeing the Process Bay - 30 large tanks featuring acid types, used to prepare metals for manufacturer
- Resolving environmental health and safety issues for the update of COSHH records and annual EA submissions
- 8am to 4pm from Monday to Thursday inclusive and 8am to 1pm on Fridays
- Reporting to the Quality Manager, alongside a QA Administrator, Quality Engineer, Special Process Engineer, Laboratory Technicians
- Although this isn’t a management position, you’ll be comfortable providing leadership and direction
- A collaborative and supportive approach to teamwork; we pride ourselves on avoiding a blame culture and, instead, promoting learning, positivity, and professional growth
Location and Travel:
- Based in Sheffield, we have employees who live in Nottingham, Leeds and Hull
- Sheffield is a vibrant city packed with music, restaurants, nightlife, sport, and shopping; also, the Peak District is close by
- We will consider candidates who would be happy to relocate for this position
- Access to your own vehicle would be convenient for ad-hoc client visits
- Annual salary of between £35,000 and £40,000 based on experience
- Annual bonus scheme
- Pension (5%)
- Life Assurance (4x)
- 25 days’ holiday each year; this can be broken down into hours if necessary
- 13 week’s full pay, for sick leave, if required
- Proven chemical engineering experience at an aerospace manufacturer or similar; for example, an oil and gas context involving titanium
- Past experience of industry issues and maintaining NADCAP compliance requirements
Metallurgy; you’ll have an understanding of metals and how they react under duress - you’ll be able to troubleshoot relevant issues
- A determined character, capable of working with limited supervision
- Success in managing relationships, engaging with stakeholders, prioritising work, and dealing with a variety of teams
- A confident Microsoft Office user, for data collection and reporting
We will be interviewing for this position in January, so please apply now to register your interest. Please include a cover letter, explaining why you feel you could be a good match for this particular opportunity.
A Bit More About Us:
The company is a leading supplier of civil exhaust systems to the aerospace market. We specialise in superplastic forming, hydro-bulging and hot forming processes, producing complex structural assemblies and manufacturing fully assembled engine build ready components.
Originally founded in 1778, our work spans civil and military exhaust assemblies; machined engine casings from cast and forged materials; erosion shields - rotating blades, air intake ducts and fixed composite guide vanes; structural airframe assemblies and ducting; engine and exhaust rings and ring assemblies; fabricated and machined engine casings; noise attenuators; and air by-pass ducts and firewalls.
- Chemical Engineering