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Composite Manufacturing Engineer

Composite Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Composite Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Huntingdon
Salary: Circa 40k
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: GF5175
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2020 10:24

Job Description

Composite Manufacturing Engineer 
Circa £40,000
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Our Aerospace client based in Cambridgeshire is seeking a Composite Manufacturing Engineer with 5 years experience of doing work instructions, Layup manuals and so on from within the Aerospace / Defence industry.
Job Purpose:
To lead and support the design and manufacturing engineering tasks across multiple projects, from concept phase through to physical delivery of components, assemblies and tooling.  To ensure delivery is to specification, within time, cost and quality constraints.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
o Ensure designs and manufacturing schemes meet performance and quality requirements, and statutory regulations 
o Continuous improvement in the efficiency and accuracy for the flow of manufacturing information.
o To provide method/process information to all manufacturing areas of the business
o Technical supervision within projects
o Shop Floor Liaison
o To integrate with the company’s ERP system as required for each project.
o Specify proprietary components
o Compile and control Bills of Materials
o Own and coordinate projects from estimating to part manufacture
o Ensure customer scope and requirements are documented, and change managed
o Establish project plan and manage technical delivery
o Liaise with customer representatives to enable efficient transfer of data, and to ensure designs and manufacturing schemes meet the customer’s expectations
o Communicate with suppliers and compile specifications, to ensure subsequent manufacture is in accordance with design intent 
o Communicate with customers regarding product technical support 
o Oversight of junior team members work
o Mentor and development of junior team members 
o Develop the company’s engineering systems and procedures
Company Support
o Support shop floor staff as required to ensure manufacture in compliance with design intent, and by the most efficient methods
o Fully comply with Company Policies including Health and Safety at all times
o Ability to provide manufacturing intent to shop floor team
o Minimum 5 years of experience in similar role
o Customer-facing experience
o Practical mindset and approach to engineering 
o Aerospace and/or defence experience
Optional (Advantageous)
o Shop floor experience (Lam/Trim/Pat/Mould/CNC/Insp)
o Hands-on composite experience
o Programme management experience 
To apply please send an MS Word formatted version of your CV across for our review