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Production Engineer

Company : Safran Helicopter Engines Location : Segensworth North Fareham Hampshire , England , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time

Job Description

The Production Engineer is required to complete the industrialisation of design changes or introduction of new products into Safran HE UK's new production activity, whilst providing on-going technical support to the existing product portfolio.

The Production Engineer is responsible for definition of all aspects of the production method including definition of machine tools, equipment, manufacturing instructions, stage drawings, setting sheets, CNC programs, tools and gauges as required.

The Production Engineer shall ensure manufacturing is achieved with robust quality and at the lowest total cost whilst ensuring that the project actions / objectives / milestones are achieved on time, on budget, and in accordance with all customer and company requirements.

Deliver all elements required for successful New Product Introduction and method changes
Provide technical support to the existing product portfolio
Deliver rapid problem solving to minimise the impact of product non-conformance
Whilst ensuring all Quality, Cost and Delivery Targets are respected.

• Interpret customer documentation Bill of Materials (BoMs), specifications, drawings, sketch sheets, assembly & test schedules etc. to ensure robust manufacturing processes.
• Creation of all process & procedures for the production of parts and sub-assemblies, including the definition of associated tooling.
• Responsible for fully validating all manufacturing processes, in accordance with HEUK and customer procedures.
• Maintain, support and control of instructions, stage drawings, tool and gauge management systems.
• To support the NCR process from root cause identification through to implementation of corrective actions.
• Review all Customer product and specification change documentation and ensure the changes are interpreted and implemented into New Production documentation system in a controlled manner.
• Request for quotation – generate all details for manufacturing cost input.
• Specify equipment and tooling needed for New Production products.
• Generate capital justification for new equipment.
• Ensure that products and services meet the requirements of customers, quality standards and airworthiness authorities.
• Work in accordance with HSE legislation, the Company Operating Systems, policies and procedures.
• Demonstrate the Company Values & Behaviours.
• Continuously identify opportunities to improve processes and working practices, and take responsibility for implementing improvement actions.

Job Requirements

Recognised Engineering Qualification – Minimum HNC
Documented training in 3D CAD system preferred
Working Knowledge of Solidworks & EdgeCAM would be an advantage

Working Knowledge of Solidworks & EdgeCAM would be an advantage
Knowledge of Production Engineering either from Aerospace (preferred), high tech manufacturing or precision engineering

Thorough understanding of the manufacturing processes and procedures
Ability to create a plan and deliver to agreed deadlines.

Strong IT skills including a 3D CAD system and MS Office applications
Ability to create and modify CNC machine programs.

Experience of creating / updating technical documents.

Preferred Skills :
Experience of creating and modifying machine programs for Hermle's, Mori Seiki and/or Hicell's.

Working knowledge of EdgeCAM

Minimum 3 years' experience in a similar role highly desirable

Specificity of the job

Infrequent Travel - (Less than 4 times per year)

Locate your future workplace

Concorde Way, PO15 5RL

Segensworth North Fareham Hampshire

England United Kingdom

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