As the world's second largest aircraft equipment manufacturer, Safran has a global presence, with more than 76,000 employees worldwide with a company mission to contribute to safer & more sustainable aviation.
Safran Nacelles is a world leader for aircraft nacelles & is active in all segments of the market, from regional jets and corporate aircraft to the largest airliners. Safran Nacelles Burnley has an engineering heritage of nacelle manufacture dating back to the 1940's, continually evolving with engineering technologies & processes to ensure the position as an industry leader is upheld.
As a Manufacturing Engineer working within the Structures UAP there will be a number of technical & project based opportunities with a diverse & varied workload & the opportunity to have a positive impact on the manufacturing activities & technologies of the site, including introduction of new assets & digital tools, refining existing production methods & industrialising new production parts.
You will work closely with other functional departments, particularly Production, Quality & Engineering, to ensure robust techniques & controls are put in place & aligned with SAFRAN processes, communicating opportunities to develop most efficient ways to use people, parts and tooling, working with the cross functional team to implement & measure these changes.
Working within a defined Manufacturing Engineering Value Stream, you will report to the ME Team leader. Key aspects of the job will include;
Creation of clear and accurate work instructions for composites cleanroom, post cleanroom & assembly processes.
Definition, modification & maintenance of manufacturing process documentation, including work instruction sheets, condition of supply documents, engineering change requests & Quality documentation.
Support production through industrialisation & serial production, identifying process improvements & eradication of non-quality issues.
Innovative in the use of Lean Sigma tools to optimise the manufacturing process for each component / assembly, based on the correct balance of cost, quality & lead time, ensuring a robust & repeatable process.
Candidate skills & requirements
HNC in a relevant engineering discipline, or equivalent experience.
Experience of working with 3D models & 2D drawings.
SAP (or equivalent ERP system) knowledge.
Knowledge of APQP & PPAP documentation.
Risk management using PFMEA.
Support the dispositioning of manufacturing non-conformances and definition of associated repair solutions.
Structured problem solving including 8D, RCCA, QRQC etc.
Contribute to HSE & ergonomic conformity throughout the production lines & site.