Senior Manufacturing Engineer

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

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Job ref: 242
Published: about 1 month ago

We are currently recruiting a number Senior Manufacturing Engineers on both a permanent and contract basis to work for a leading Aerospace company in Southampton. The ideal candidates will have experience working within Composites, Assembly or Machining / Sheet metal.


The Role:

  • Manage own performance against agreed goals and objectives, whilst also supporting the Manufacturing Engineering Manager as a Senior member of the department. 

  • Facilitate all elements of manufacturing engineering such as process planning, tooling, inspection criteria/equipment, lean methodologies.

  • Generate internal engineering instructions to enable manufacturing and control costs/quality within the engineering team.

  • Understand and liaise with customers to support both internal and external customer needs.

  • Support New Product Introduction (NPI) both from a Design for Manufacture (DFM) perspective.

  • Conduct cost/benefit analysis for changes to processes and/or equipment.

  • Identify and reduce product quality issues caused by process variation.

  • Lead/support training activities within the manufacturing environment.

  • Participate/lead in local and site wide initiatives.


Qualifications / Experience:

  • Degree/HNC in Engineering or equivalent.

  • Good leadership skills including coaching and team engagement.

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, including stakeholder management.

  • Ability to manage multiple complex assignments/priorities and achieve results.

  • Strong organisational skills with a high attention to detail.

  • Highly effective problem-solving skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint.)