Raytheon UK

Manufacturing Engineer (Composites)

Raytheon UK
18 Dec 2020
02 Mar 2021
Job Type
Date Posted:
United KingdomLocation:
UK016-Kilkeel, United KingdomJOB TITLE: Manufacturing Engineer (Composites)

DEPARTMENT: Engineering

RESPONSIBLE TO: Engineering Team Leader

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week. Hours of work will be 8:30am - 5:15pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30am - 1:00pm Friday. The post holder may be required at times to work outside his/her normal working hours for the effective performance of the duties of the post. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions periods of working from home may be facilitated.

START DATE: Immediately

LOCATION: Collins Aerospace
2 Moor Road
Co Down
BT34 4NG

To work with the Design, New Product Introduction (NPI) and Production Teams to ensure a manufacturing solution is delivered which meets and exceeds cost, quality and schedule requirements.

  • Support the bid process for new programs through process selection, the development of recurring and non-recurring costs and identify tooling requirements.
  • Collaborate with the Design Team on new programs/products to ensure all appropriate deliverables are achieved on time and the product developed satisfies all production requirements.
  • Complete model, drawing and BoM reviews in line with program timeframe requirements.
  • Identify and define technical specifications of tools and fixtures to ensure the product satisfies the specifications and tolerances required.
  • Identify and define technical specifications of plant and equipment and using Lean Manufacturing principles collaborate with the Production Team to define layout.
  • Support the Production Team with the resolution of engineering related issues.
  • Develop and update Manufacturing Support Documents.
  • Identify and implement Lean initiatives.
  • Contribute to the culture of continuous improvement within the department.
  • Any other duties as required to support business needs.
    Key Attributes
    • Technical Expertise: recognised subject matter expert in their field or discipline.
    • Results and Execution: consistently delivers against goals and objectives through managing risk and monitoring progress.
    • Problem Solving and Decision Making: make quality business decisions based on facts and implement effective corrective & preventative actions which are in line with business requirements.
    • Project Management and Organisational Skills: planning and supervision skills to appropriately organize resources to meet team or project deadlines.
    • Communication Skills: excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to forge strong working relationships, influence and ensure buy-in at all levels to deliver program and strategic objectives.
    • Business Innovation: Displays positive active behaviors, drives change and uses new or unique solutions in business situations.

    • A degree qualification in a related engineering discipline with one years' composite working experience or three years composite related research experience.
    • Hold a HND/HNC in a relevant discipline with minimum 2 years' relevant working experience in a Manufacturing Engineering or Composite Engineering role
    • A relevant apprenticeship with 4 years' working experience in a Manufacturing Engineering or Composite Engineering role

    • A minimum of two years working experience in a Composite Engineering role
    • A minimum of two years working experience in New Product Introduction
    • A minimum of two years working experience in leading projects within an engineering / manufacturing environment.
    • A minimum of two years working experience in the creation and optimization of composite manufacturing related procedures and processes.
    The closing date for applications will be Wednesday 06 January 2021 at midnight.
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