Process Engineer - Aerospace

B/E Aerospace Ltd
Leighton Buzzard
up to £38,000 depending on experience
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and we currently have some exciting positions based at our Leighton Buzzard facility, including a Process Engineer.

Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, the Process Engineer is required to support the manufacturing activities with the emphasis on; lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, error \ accident prevention, legislation, regulation adherence and the reduction of variation and waste in all areas of the function in order to meet customer requirements and stakeholder needs

Key responsibilities include ?

  • Ensure processes are developed to produce product that meet internal and external customer requirements.
  • Ensure all processes meet volume, quality, cost and delivery targets.
  • Ensure the design of production processes and facility layouts to optimise ?Value Added? activities and eliminate ?Non Value Added? processes and operations.
  • Ensure equipment suppliers and ?Turnkey Vendors? provide all contractual deliverables on time and to budget.
  • Ensure jigs, fixtures, tooling and programming are available to support all production requirements.
  • Provide accurate reporting, detailing progress to plan, open issues, upcoming actions and risk management.
  • Provide technical support to all manufacturing areas to eliminate waste, reduce NVA, deliver productivity and prevent accidents.
  • Identification, specification and presentation of business cases for new equipment and processes.
  • Implementation, education and support of the standard work, 5s, SMED, TPM production approach and other lean tools and initiatives in-line with the companies CI strategy.
  • Support the implementation of training procedures and training programs to ensure effective use of all new processes and equipment.

The Ideal candidate will have the following ?

  • BTEC Diploma or Higher
  • Continuous Improvement and 5S Mindset.
  • Competence in lean manufacturing processes, systems and associated tools.
  • Ability to question, challenge and make decisions based on data and facts
  • Practical problem solving methodologies.
  • Able to read, understand and interpret engineering information.
  • Effective communicator at all levels both verbal and written.
  • IT literate ? Effective use of Microsoft Office software; Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Access.
  • Knowledge of six sigma, ideally a yellow belt holder would be an advantage

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