Manufacturing Engineering Process Leader

Location Southampton
Discipline: Aerospace
Salary: £50,000-£55,000
Contact name: Joe Collins

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Job ref: 244
Published: 8 months ago

We are currently recruiting a Manufacturing Engineering Process Leader to work for a leading Aerospace customer of ours based in Southampton. The successful candidate will be responsible for the definition, improvement & governance of the engineering process structure & bill of materials across all 3 company value streams (Metallics, Assembly and Composites).


The Role:

  • Working in collaboration with the ME Managers and other relevant functional owners to continually evolve the businesses approach and enable critical outputs, including but not limited to; Costing (Part & Programme), Hours and Material, Capacity & Load Planning and Improvement Identification / Planning / Validation

  • Responsible for development, design and governance relating to the generation of engineering process structures and bills of material across all value streams to ensure a consistent and impactful approach across all business areas

  • Working with ME teams to identify opportunities to enhance the approach for creating and updating of engineering processes & BoMs, improving the efficiency of change

  • Facilitate the advancement of engineering bid approach to utilise engineering structure, bill of material, controlled parameters and parametrises to aid in the optimisation, efficiency and consistency of approach for future work opportunities


Qualifications / Experience:

  • Strong leadership skills including coaching, mentoring and team engagement

  • Strong Interpersonal and influencing skills, including stakeholder management

  • In depth working knowledge of manufacturing engineering process and methodologies within the aviation domain

  • Ability to manage multiple complex assignments & priorities and achieve results

  • Strong organisational skills with a high attention to detail

  • Ability to challenge the norm to identify opportunities for improvement

  • Highly effective problem-solving skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Degree in Engineering / Technical discipline or equivalent knowledge and experience