Manufacturing Systems Engineer - Aerospace, Lean. Continuous Improvement

Posted 21 February by Gregory Martin International Easy Apply Featured

Manufacturing Systems Engineer - Aerospace, Defence sector.

Our client is a highly successful global aerospace company, due to expansion they are looking for multiple Manufacturing Systems Engineers to be responsible for identifying and introducing alternative and more cost-effective technology and processes to reduce cost and lead time. The roles are very varied and versatile, working in a highly-motivated team. Our client is looking for candidates at all levels from junior to senior.

Our client is for candidates with demonstrated Mechanical Engineering, Electro-Mechanical experience. You will be joining at team of 15. There will be some travel 20% (UK and abroad).

As a Manufacturing Systems Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Manufacturing experience including manufacturing processes/systems and techniques.
  • Good knowledge of the aerospace and defence industry.
  • New Product Introduction, NPI.
  • A methodical approach.
  • Experienced in Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement techniques.
  • Degree or HNC or equivalent experience in Manufacturing or Production, Systems Engineering.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety.

As a Manufacturing Systems Engineer your main responsibilities will be:

  • Helping streamline current internal and external processes to enable production demands to be met more efficiently. Ensures best practices are developed
  • Providing expertise/support to the team to minimise performance barriers.
  • Maintaining a world class capability for the manufacture, assembly and testing of the company’s aerospace products.
  • Providing process advice and input where needed to internal and external customers such as Engineering, Production and Supply Chain
  • Developing new technology and processes
  • Establishing supply chain capabilities identifies areas of risk or potential improvement. Assists with new supplier assessments/qualification
  • Preparing cost justifications for new technology and equipment
  • Reviewing current internal processes and apply lean manufacturing techniques/continuous improvement to eliminate waste
  • Supporting the development needs of the manufacturing engineering team to ensure team capability and flexibility meet the departmental and business needs

Keywords: Aerospace, Defence, Manufacturing, Production Engineering, Lean, Continuous Improvement, 3D, CAD/CAM, Investigations, Analysis, Manufacturing Engineer, NPI, New Product Introduction, Six Sigma.

Manufacturing Systems Engineer - Aerospace, Defence sector

Salary: £30K-£45K large company benefits, flexi-time, Pension, Sports & Social Club etc

Location: Wimborne, Dorset

Required skills

  • Continuous Improvement
  • Equipment Installation
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Product Introduction

Reference: 34233579

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