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Manufacturing Engineer - Assembly Specialist

Salary: £0

Location: Burnley

Job type: Contract

Category: Burnley Manufacturing

Job Description What will you be doing? - Enabling the Structures Manufacturing Engineering community to progress to the next level, a requirement has emerged for a highly competent Assembly Specialist. This role will be required to: - Act as the focal point/SME on-site with regards to Assembly processes, with a need to utilise the expertise within the wider Safran group via networking with the Specialist/Expert community. - Maximise the capability of the existing production method via identification of improvement opportunities. - Work closely with the Production and Quality departments to, define, implement and maintain assembly processes used in the manufacture of large aircraft nacelle structures (Thrust Reversers and Fan Cowl Doors). - Ensure world-class, financially sustainable processes are established .These could be fully-automated, semi-automated or entirely manual assembly processes. - Effectively manage all assembly process risks associated with HSE, capability, capacity and finance. - Ensure that effective process planning is in place to support manufacture across multiple assembly lines, taking into account the different production constraints of rate and Takt time. - Define, implement and maintain capable processes, proven via the application of Statistical Process Control (SPC). Job Requirements - Proficient with CAD software packages (CATIA v5 preferable). - Working knowledge of ERP systems (SAP preferable). - Thorough understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. - Good understanding of Statistical Process Control (SPC). - Good understanding of Root Cause and Correct Action (RCCA) methods - Data driven mind set. - Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), able to communicate technical subjects in simplistic terms. - Confident but with a good level of introspection and humility. - Experience in Lean Sigma (preferable). - Understanding of, APQP and PPAP methods and documents (preferable). - Specific knowledge of aircraft nacelle components and structures (desirable). - Background in Tooling and Fixtures (building and/or inspection)

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