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Manufacturing Engineer - Assembly Specialist FTC

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

Job Description

We're a leader in the worldwide nacelle market for aircraft engines. Through our unrivalled technological expertise, we integrate nacelle components to optimise the performance of aircraft propulsion systems. We continually strive to make our products lighter, quieter, smarter and easier to maintain.

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

Why us?
At Safran Nacelles, we oversee the design, development and manufacture of nacelles for a range of aircrafts. Our UK site in Burnley is also a worldwide centre of excellence for business jet nacelles, which have been designed and manufactured here for nearly 20 years.

Our employees are at the heart of our success, as we work together for our sustainable future.

There are four People Fundamentals that underpin life at Safran:
• We believe in and promote diversity and inclusion as key values across our business
• We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future
• We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate
• We encourage collaboration and mutual support for you and your colleagues

As a valued member of our team, these are just a few of the benefits you'll receive:
• Half day Friday or no Fridays dependent on department
• 25 days holiday plus 8 UK Bank holidays with additional holidays for service after 10 years
• Up to 10% Employer Pension Contribution
• Annual Leave Purchase Scheme with up to one week additional leave available to purchase
• Corporate Gym Memberships at Crow Wood
• Access to our employee Wellbeing package
• Safran Share Purchase Scheme
• Capped Hot Meals at £4.00 at on-site canteen

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


Locate your future workplace

Bancroft Road, BB10 2RZ


England United Kingdom

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