Manufacturing Engineer

  • £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits package
  • Derby, Derbyshire

Our Client:

Daniel Owen are pleased to be representing one of the UK's finest Aerospace fabrication companies. With a steadfast commitment to both their skilled workforce and the latest fabrication technologies, they have provided precision engineered components to the industry for over 75 years from their 45,000sqft facility in the midlands.

With an international (European and American) footprint producing products used across commercial aerospace, defence, automotive and rail, their specialisms spans machining, welding, forming, finishing, measurement, inspection and quality testing.

Your Role:

The manufacturing engineer is responsible for technical conformity of all products, providing technical documentation, introducing new capabilities while maintaining and developing Methods of Manufacture. Good working knowledge of Document control to include ECR, NDA, DAR, Concession, Data Card, SOP, and quotation processes. Input of BOM's, Routing's, Rework Planning / Changes.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
  • Develop manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analysing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Assures product and process quality by monitoring process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
  • Provide manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labour, and material costs.
  • Prepare product and process reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintain product and company reputation by complying with governing regulations.
  • Identify new technologies to improve current processes and implements to completion.
  • Maintain product and process data base by writing computer programs, entering data.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Comply with all relevant internal rules, policy, and procedures, including those related to Health and Safety, Data Protection and issued Employee Handbook.

Knowledge & Experience - Essential

  • Experience of forming processes
  • Project management skills
  • CAD experience using any software
  • Worked in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Exceptional communication and customer service skills
  • Strong organisational skills, with ability to multitask
  • IT literate to intermediate level (Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint and outlook)
  • Good knowledge of PFMEA's, DCM's, Control plans, inspection plans, etc.

Knowledge & Experience - Desirable

  • CAD experience in Autodesk Inventor
  • CAM Experience in Edgecam
  • Experience of laser process/ programming
  • Experience of welding complex fabrications

Your Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday
  • Competitive salary of £45,000 to £55,000 - dependent upon experience
  • Matched pensions contribution
  • A fantastic focus on professional development aimed at accelerating your professional, technical and managerial career
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