Manufacturing Engineer

Fircroft Engineering Serv Ltd
15 Sep 2017
24 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:
Responsible for the identification, management and delivery of all Manufacturing tasks and deliverables on their allocated project(s), from support to tender through to delivery to the customer.

The Manufacturing Engineer will be the appointed single point of contact for Manufacturing for their allocated project(s). Key responsibilities will include,

* Ownership and control of all Manufacturing activities associated with their specific project(s), including planning and management of Manufacturing resources to ensure on-time delivery to cost and quality
* Development and execution of the manufacturing plan
* Ensure Manufacturing activities are delivered in compliance with BP3.4 and associated working practices
* Promote safe systems of work throughout the project lifecycle and facility operations
* Support to tendering to include forecasting of resources, costs and timescales for project delivery
* Support to make-buy assessments throughout the project lifecycle, supporting business strategy
* Support to the Project Manager including project reporting for Manufacturing scope
* Represent Manufacturing in internal progress meetings and customer facing meeting
* Liaise with the Manufacturing Production team and Supply Chain to understand manufacturing process capability
* Input to Design for Manufacture activities during design development, including support and attendance at Design Reviews
* Development of product method of manufacture, including identification of jigs, fixture and tooling required for production and test
* Manufacturing acceptance of the definitive design, demonstrating the design can be manufactured, assembled, inspected, tested etc
* Production and maintenance of mile long parts lists, upkeep of IBS data, production of route cards, production of MITP and/or Manufacturing Quality Plan, and Manufacturing Part Definition, including sketches and electronic data files
* Support stakeholder functions in the production of procurement specifications, NDT procedures, weld procedures, weld maps, test specifications, and inspection and quality requirements
* Expedite parts through production, test and commissioning, inspection and despatch as required
* Take the lead in the resolution of Manufacturing issues and concessions
* Feed the LTQR team with records and documents collated/developed during the product lifecycle
* Identification of contract variations and as appropriate, and communication to the Project Manager
* Develop effective communications and relationships within the manufacturing team
* Support the business Continuous Sustainable Improvement Plans (CSIP) as required

The Manufacturing Engineer will have

* 3 years relevant experience delivering small to medium manufacturing work packages of varying complexity
* have in depth knowledge of machining, fabrication and assembly techniques, and a good working knowledge of welding, NDT techniques and Nuclear Quality Grades
* be able to develop a cost effective method of manufacture backed up by affordable plans
* have demonstrable experience of delivering to time, cost and quality in a similar role
* be able to produce manufacturing documentation
* be time served through Manufacture with a minimum HND in a relevant discipline

Careers in the nuclear sector offer you the chance to work on challenging, interesting and diverse projects. And with the sector experiencing a period of growth both nationally and internationally, with a particular emphasis on the UK market, our client relies on a continuous flow of talent coming into their organisation.
With primary locations in the UK and Genoa, as well as representative offices in France, Romania, Slovakia and Argentina, career opportunities also have a global reach.

The Company:
Your future in Nuclear. Specialising in the design and manufacture of bespoke engineering solutions for the nuclear energy, nuclear decommissioning and defence markets, our client is a key player.. They design, engineer, manufacture, assemble, test, commission and install, as well as offering ongoing specialist support services. They are a core subsidiary of a global Italian group that operates in over 90 countries and is Italy's largest supplier, installer and service provider in this sector.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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