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Engr Manufacturing

Employer
Raytheon UK
Location
United Kingdom-Kilkeel
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Oct 2022

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Sector
Defence , Engineering, IT
Job Role
Software Developer
Job Type
Permanent
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Job Details

At our Kilkeel Facility, we manufacture aircraft interior seating for a number of worldwide customers. As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Manufacturing Engineer in our Seating business located in Kilkeel, Northern Ireland.

Manufacturing Engineer
The successful candidate can expect to:
To work with the Design and Manufacturing Teams to ensure a manufacturing solution is delivered which meets and exceeds cost, quality and schedule requirements.

Specifically this role is responsible for:
  • Lead new programs / products through the Engineering Gate Processes to ensure on cost, on time & to specification. This includes Design Reviews, Drawing Reviews, BOM verification and Risk and Mitigation management.
  • Liaison between manufacturing and design.
  • Vendor support on manufacturing / design queries.
  • Establish recurring and non-recurring costs.
  • From lessons learnt drive design for manufacture and assembly.
  • Identify all tools and fixtures required to manufacture the product to the specifications and tolerances required.
  • Work with operations team to drive efficiency advances by innovating our assembly & manufacturing processes
  • Challenge both manufacturing and business processes.
  • Ensure a safe working environment is set and maintained.
  • Initiate and lead problem solving techniques.
  • Identify, assess feasibility and manage change for both continuous improvements and mandatory requirements.
  • Demonstrate that the manufacturing process selection has delivered in terms of costs, quality and cycle times.
  • Support operations to ensure output & quality targets are achieved
  • Any other duties as required to support business needs.
Network & Relationships
  • Job Knowledge: Has the job knowledge and technical skills to understand his/her duties and responsibilities.
  • Continuous Improvement: Constantly measures for the effectiveness of processes and strives to meet more difficult objectives. Generates new ideas and manages change effectively.
  • Collaborative Skills: Initiates and develops relationships, and gains the confidence and cooperation of people within and outside the business.
  • Results Focus/Execution: A results oriented employee who sets challenging goals and achieves results, whilst prioritizing tasks and overcoming obstacles.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present ideas and information clearly at all levels. Has the ability to adapt style, and listens to and values different opinions.
  • Problem Solving/Decision Making: Evaluates, generates, and implements problem-solving solutions. Has the ability to analyse situations systematically and make effective decisions.
  • Planning & Organising: Develops realistic work plans, sets goals, and aligns personal plans/goals with company goals. Manages time well and effectively, including personal attendance and on-time performance.
What you need to succeed?
  • Degree level qualification in a relevant engineering discipline and a minimum of 2 year's relevant engineering experience
OR
  • A higher level qualification, such as HNC/HND, in a relevant engineering discipline and 3+ years relevant engineering experience
OR
  • 5+ years relevant engineering experience with a relevant engineering qualification.
DESIRABLE CRITERIA
  • 2 + years' experience in a comparable engineering role
  • Relevant experience in implementing the principles of Lean Manufacturing
  • Working knowledge in an assembly environment
  • Experience of new product introduction processes.
  • Experience of Aerospace procedures and regulations
  • Familiarity with the use of CAD systems
How to apply:
Please note, it is the candidate's responsibility to clearly outline how they meet the criteria required for this role.

Collins Aerospace is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Benefits:
People are core to what we do. As such, we are committed to providing an industry leading benefits package. We offer a highly competitive salary, annual bonus, and many other benefits to include:
  • 25 days Annual Leave & 9 Public Holidays
  • Attractive Compensation Package
  • Early finish Fridays
  • Hybrid Work Options (*Role dependent)
  • Professional Development + Growth
  • Support with professional fees
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Healthcare benefits (including healthcare cash plan)
  • Staff Discounts
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Wellness Programs
  • Employee Recognition
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Free onsite parking
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Generous Employer Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Opportunities for progression and development

Company

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. It is a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence and has developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software at facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Waddington, Broughton and Manchester.

 

Raytheon UK has six key sites. Our manufacturing hub is in Glenrothes in Fife where we employ more than 560 people. The aircraft systems integration takes place in Broughton, North Wales. We manage the Sentinel programme from RAF Waddington where we provide training and a wide range of development work for the RAF. At Gloucester and Manchester, our new cyber business centres conduct specialist research and software development work for customers, and finally there’s our technology centre in Harlow.

 

With more than 1,600 employees situated across England, Scotland and Wales, Raytheon UK continues to invest in its infrastructure and people as well as growing its graduate and apprenticeship programmes.

 

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass.

Find Us
Telephone
01895 816248
Location
Uxbridge
GB
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