Special Process Engineer - Aerospace - Quality Department

SPO AERO_1715781759
  • £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Castle Donington, Leicestershire

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.

Due to continued growth, an expanding range of fabrication techniques and increase in production output, they are looking to a Special Process Engineer.

The role:

As Special Process Engineer, you will work alongside the Quality Manager and are responsible for all Nadcap accredited process (e.g., Heat Treatment, Welding, etc...) ensuring internal audits are conducted, and appropriate systems are embedded within the businesses QMS to ensure that processes used, and products produced during their manufacturing cycle meet the applicable quality standards required by our internal procedures, customers & regulatory bodies. As well as being internally-focused, this is an important role for our engineering function, as it allows us to drive the aim of improving customer satisfaction.

This role also requires you to act as an escalation point of contact for all special process related concerns.

The responsibilities:

  • Identify process and product improvements to relevant departments and have an active involvement in continuous Improvement projects.
  • Lead 5y, 3C, 8D etc. as appropriate to the investigation and determination of root cause and the implementation of corrective and preventive action including customer complaints.
  • Perform internal audits in line with the audit schedule using Nadcap audit checklist, including the management and closure of any subsequent non-compliance.
  • Lead external regulatory and Nadcap audits.
  • Creation of data cards as applicable.
  • Review and approval of QMS documentation as required.
  • Ensure equipment is calibrated.
  • Analysis of data.
  • Creation and amendment of procedures as required.
  • Creation of standard operating procedures.
  • Conduct training as appropriate.
  • Completion of concessions/deviation permits, non-conformance reports etc. as appropriate.
  • Liaise with all internal stake holders as appropriate.
  • Liaise with businesses customers and suppliers as appropriate.
  • Review and disposition of non-conforming product.
  • Raise & complete engineering change requests.
  • PIR completion as applicable.
  • Work in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Promote the content of the Company's BMS, Health and Safety Policy and your responsibilities within the Policy.
  • Comply with all relevant internal rules, policy & procedure including those related to health & safety, business management system, data protection & employee handbook.

Experience we are looking for:

  • Knowledge of Nadcap special processess.
  • Experience in a precision manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 2 years previous management experience.
  • Strong time management skills with an attention to detail.
  • IT literate to intermediate level.
  • Specialise in one or more of the following areas, Heat Treatment, Welding, Chemical Processing, NDT, Laser Cutting.
  • Familiar with AMS2750 Pyrometry requirements.
  • Familiar with MRP systems.
  • Understanding and management of regulatory approvals such ISO 9001, AS9100 etc…
  • Familiar with customer requirements such as Rolls-Royce, Boeing, Pratt & Whitney etc…
  • Proven track record of project management success.
  • Experience of auditing, ISO9001 or similar modern standards at lead auditor level.
  • Computer literate, Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.
  • Relevant business/commercial or manufacturing/engineering degree, or HNC / HND, ONC, BTEC Diploma Level or equivalent NVQ level 4 qualification.

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary of £40-50k DOE.
  • 5 days a week: Mon-Thurs 08:00-17:00, Fri 08:00-13:00.
  • Pension, health-care, dentist and optometrist contribution.
  • Company benefits schemes.
  • Company profit share/performance bonus.
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