Manufacturing Process Engineer (Composites Post Clean room)


Key information

Industrial Engineering
Professional, Engineer & Manager
Burnley, England, UK
Fixed Term contract, Full-time

Job description

Define and validate the post clean room composites processes from engineering definition within the requirements of HSE, quality and budget .

Working within the Post Clean Room team of Manufacturing Engineers, work alongside the Process Manager and Quality Assurance Engineer to provide and support manufacturing processes and equipment for the curing, drilling, machining and testing of composites sandwich and monolithic components.

Review processes for HSE risks including accident prevention and ergonomic considerations.

Ensure all quality issues are reviewed and preventative measures put in place for eradication of repeat issues.

Job requirements

HND BEng in Mechanical Engineering or similar field or suitable experience to demonstrate competence.

Good inter-personal skills with an open mind and a customer focus

The following competences would be desirable
Working knowledge of LEAN principles
Tooling background
Problem solving knowledge (5Y, 8D etc.)
French speaking
Working knowledge of the key manufacturing processes (Autoclave curing, tool cleaning, Lab, acoustic drilling, 5 axis machining, ultrasonic NDT)

Complementary description

Define manufacturing processes, ensure all processes are consistent and compliant with specifications
Design manufacturing processes with ergonomic risks in mind
Create and validate standard operating procedures, work instruction sheets, quality control points and methods of inspection
Ensure that effective plant, equipment and tooling strategies are in place
Create routes, BOMS, master layouts, tooling requests, data sheets, CM's and drawings
Ensure that the performance of the process meets defined targets (quality ,Cp&Cpk, cost, delivery)
Coordinate the activities necessary for the establishment of means of production in the other sectors
Engineering Vehicles, General Services, Logistics)
Provide expert guidance to suppliers (internal and external) if necessary
Plan, drive and coordinate the activities contributing to the industrial product validation (methods, Purchasing, engineering ...) to meet cost targets, quality, deadlines.
Support the preparation of industrialization reviewed by methods to ensure the maturity of Industrialization.
Represent the manufacturing engineering at the customer, in coordination with Industrial Programme Manager
Establish global manufacturing process concepts, oversee the selection of plant and equipment and the preparation of factory layouts, and support the definition of detailed workplace layouts
Pilot development projects and ensure compliance with the schedule and cost targets
Evaluate the risks

Specificity of the job

Occasional travel may be required to other Safran sites, suppliers or trade shows.

Company information

Safran Nacelles

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Nacelles is a world leader for aircraft nacelles and an active player in after-market services, with over 21,700 products in service, and over 140,000 daily flight hours. The company is active in all segments of the market, from regional jets and corporate aircraft to the largest airliners.

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