Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Yeovil, Somerset
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Reference: 958468_1544463982
Contact Name: Hanif Robbani
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 10, 2018 17:46

Job Description

This is a multi- faceted role with the opportunity to perform but not be limited to:

NC programming support of 3 and 5 axis machining centres to suit Production needs. Prove out of programs with the machine operator.

* Creation of new NC fixture and tool designs for the manufacture of composite rotor components.
* Liaising the procurement of the fixtures/tooling with Central Tooling Department, Procurement and the selected Tool supplier.
* Providing shop support to any tooling related requests (additional tool requests, tool improvements etc.)
* Sourcing and ordering of consumable items to support Production.

Key Responsibility Areas

* Creating fully detailed NC fixture designs for internal or external manufacture.
* Create NC programs for the machining of composite rotor components using CATIA V4 or V5 processes.
* Support program prove out at the machine working with the machine operatives.
* Creating fully detailed tooling and equipment designs where appropriate for the manufacture of composite rotating products and associated components utilising advanced CATIA processes.
* Back up support for the programming of the Zeiss CMM machine - training provided if required.
* Providing technical support interacting with design, supply and operational teams in order to ensure effective and efficient specification and development of components before and during manufacture.
* Preparing specifications, interfacing with contractors, obtaining quotations, raising purchase documentation and procuring products or services to support the departmental outputs.
* Provide shop support function for any NC/ tooling related queries or requirements to maintain the build line.
* Raise tooling consumable reqs to support Production as requested.
* Participating in research and development programmes within DCC in support of introduction of new product and process development both internally with Engineering and external organisations.
* Participating in multi-disciplinary cross-functional teams in support of the Department business needs
* Take a pro-active approach to improve and support all aspects of Health and Safety within the Department.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

You should be educated to Degree, HND or HNC in a Mechanical, Material, Production or Aeronautical discipline or appropriate equivalent experience.

You should also have:-

* Knowledge of composite component tool design and/or composite component manufacture.
* A sound understanding of Manufacturing Technology and/or knowledge of the working area.
* High level of working knowledge of Manufacturing Engineering functions
* Good inter-personal and communication skills
* CATIA Specific Experience V4 & V5 (4000hrs plus)
* Knowledge of programming CMM machines advantageous
* Ability to use the various components of MS Office. SAP ECC6 knowledge advantageous
* Desire to learn new disciplines
* Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.