Manufacturing Engineer

As part of continued growth we currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to join our advanced machining division in Shepshed.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Support the delivery of fixture, gauging design concepts & finished fixture designs to support fixture manufacture
  • Creating and implementing manufacturing process documentation and procedures in line with Company processes & procedures (ISO9001 driven QMS)
  • Employ continuous improvement methodologies to drive / deliver manufacturing improvements of core products
  • Provide the engineering department with tooling and fixture technical expertise in the manufacture of Turbine components
  • Provide technical liaison between engineering, production and internal / external fixture manufacture
  • Lead 5 axis capabilities into our component manufacture including programming of 5 Axis grinding machines
  • New Product Introduction
  • Provide manufacturing engineering support
  • Facilitating 'right first time' manufacture

Experience / Knowledge Requirements:

  • Industry recognised qualifications

Skills and Aptitudes Required:

  • Ability to read and understand complex drawings connected with aerospace component manufacture
  • Familiarity with 5 axis CNC grinding programming.
  • An understanding of grinding machining processes
  • An understanding of EDM processes and being able to program machine tools
  • Practical experience and understanding of aero and industrial gas turbine parts manufacture
  • Ability to understand and articulate 3D geometry using to support fixture design and manufacture
  • Ability to utilise NX and Inventor, Solidworks CAD systems
  • Experience with MRP/ERP systems
  • Capability to support quality functions, for example generating customer quality documentation
  • Experience with conventional machining tooling and fixtures
  • IT literate with all Microsoft packages

Personal Attributes:

  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Strong planning and organisation skills, ability to multi-task and deal with a varied workload

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