Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Janne Bate

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Advanced Manufacturing Engineers provide dedicated technical support within the Aerospace Pillar at the Leicester manufacturing facility. Successful candidates should expect to work in a fast-paced, customer focused production environment, providing support on new opportunities for Aerospace applications.

*Work within an Integrated Project Team (IPT) to support NPI/CPO opportunities.

*From the initial design stage work closely with the engineering teams to ensure manufacturability of the sensors, repeatable processes & mitigate any risk within the build.
*Responsible for the creation of production routing, tooling & associated documentation to support the manufacturing of new sensors.

*Work closely with the production teams to resolve any mechanical or administration issues identified during build.
*Continually and effectively communicate to manager, production leads & project managers on progress of workload to help maintain team cohesion in this agile environment.

*Process Mapping activities to identify manufacturing risks and optimise build/test processes.

*Support the wider team in reactive support requests, production line walks & lean activities.


*Engineering degree or relevant experienced Manufacturing Engineer.
*Must have an excellent level of understanding of mechanical assembly and interactions

*Knowledge of Six Sigma Lean Manufacturing techniques, Shainin, Quality System, and statistical process control tools.

*Excellent level of understanding of process and design. Must have knowledge of sensor manufacture and the use of measurement equipment used. Demonstrate a commitment to process improvement. Strong background and understanding of Engineering drawings/specifications, and manufacturing process planning/evaluation.

*Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously and manage priorities effectively. Engage cros-functional teams, shop floor and Technology. The candidate must demonstrate excellent team working skills, strong inter-personal and excellent communication skills with report writing & presentations.

*Must manage own performance against agreed goal and project objectives, accountable for quality, on time delivery. Experience delivering projects on both small and large scales.

*Self-motivated, enthusiastic and a keen interest to learn, diplomatic and able to apply a high level of initiative. Display confidence in a fast-paced work environment, energy, passion & enthusiasm to drive change.

*Demonstrate excellent organisational skills

*Experience of using SAP software
*Mechanical Engineering experience
*Experience in Solidworks, Pro Engineer & Auto CAD
*Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, Shainin Apprentice
*Experience with pressure measurement technologies Knowledge Preferably Aerospace Manufacturing process and design
*Customer facing experience.