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Manufacturing Engineer - Assembly Specialist

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Company : Safran Nacelles Job field : Manufacture / assembly and repair Location : Burnley , England , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Professional status : Professional, Engineer & Manager
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Job Description

About Safran Nacelles Ltd
Safran Nacelles is a worldwide leader in aircraft engine nacelles. Our products and services equip all aircraft types; regional, business, short, medium and long range commercial aircraft. Our expertise covers nacelle design, manufacturing, integration, maintenance and services. We were voted the 28rd best worldwide employer in 2022 by Forbes. Our site in Burnley provides employment to almost 700 people and we are proud to be one of the largest private sector employer in Burnley.

Our Four People Fundamentals underpin life at Safran, and our culture is built on the following principles;

• Promoting diversity and inclusion
• Developing skills and building opportunities
• Creating a trustworthy work place
• Promoting collaboration and mutual support

Why not visit our website for more information on careers at Safran
Careers At a glance | Safran (safran-group.com)

What will I be doing?
- Enabling the Structures Manufacturing Engineering community to progress to the next level, a requirement has emerged for a highly competent Assembly Specialist. This role will be required to:

- Act as the focal point/SME on-site with regards to Assembly processes, with a need to utilise the expertise within the wider Safran group via networking with the Specialist/Expert community.

- Maximise the capability of the existing production method via identification of improvement opportunities.

- Work closely with the Production and Quality departments to, define, implement and maintain assembly processes used in the manufacture of large aircraft nacelle structures (Thrust Reversers and Fan Cowl Doors).

- Ensure world-class, financially sustainable processes are established .These could be fully-automated, semi-automated or entirely manual assembly processes.

- Effectively manage all assembly process risks associated with HSE, capability, capacity and finance.

- Ensure that effective process planning is in place to support manufacture across multiple assembly lines, taking into account the different production constraints of rate and Takt time.

- Define, implement and maintain capable processes, proven via the application of Statistical Process Control (SPC).

Complementary Description

Exceptional Company Benefits
• Competitive salary
• 37 hour working week
• 33 days annual leave [inclusive of bank holidays]
• Option to purchase an additional 5 days of annual leave
• 10% employer pension contribution
• 5% employee contribution with the option to increase this voluntarily through tax efficient salary exchange
• 4 x life insurance benefit as a member of the pension scheme
• Group income protection scheme paying 50% of your salary in the event that you are too ill to work
• Support for your continuous professional development and career development
• Enhanced sickness, maternity, adoption and paternity leave
• Excellent on-site catering facilities offering subsidised hot and cold breakfast and lunch
• Option to purchase Safran shares with additional free shares from the Company
• Corporate membership at Crow Wood Hotel & Spa to use the fitness suite, classes, pool and sauna, offering 54% discount as a gold member
• Wellbeing support through our employee assistance programme offering mental health support through a confidential 24/7 helpline, access to remote GP appointments, medical second opinions and physiotherapy
• Cycles to work scheme
• Discounts on your high street purchases through our benefits platform
• Long Service awards providing you with a monetary award and additional annual leave
• Support for flexible working

Job Requirements

What you need from me?
- Degree educated in an appropriate subject (Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering) with at least 5 years industrial experience OR at least 10 years experience without degree education.

- Proficient with CAD software packages (CATIA v5 preferable).

- Working knowledge of ERP systems (SAP preferable).

- Thorough understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

- Good understanding of Statistical Process Control (SPC).

- Good understanding of Root Cause and Correct Action (RCCA) methods

- Data driven mind set.

- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), able to communicate technical subjects in simplistic terms.

- Confident but with a good level of introspection and humility.

- Experience in Lean Sigma (preferable).

- Understanding of, APQP and PPAP methods and documents (preferable).

- Specific knowledge of aircraft nacelle components and structures (desirable).

- Background in Tooling and Fixtures (building and/or inspection).

What's my next step?
Please apply by uploading a CV, and if your experience matches what we're looking for, one of our recruitment team will give you a call

Diversity & Inclusion
We want Safran Nacelles to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential.

We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Safran Nacelles an inclusive place to work

Specificity of the job

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Locate your future workplace

Bancroft Road, BB10 2RZ

Burnley

England United Kingdom

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