Special Process Engineer - Heat Treatment & Metallurgy

4 days left

Support Services Group
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have received details of an excellent opportunity available with a leading manufacturer of aerospace components.

The position of Special Process Engineer - Heat Treatment & Metallurgy is responsible for the technical ownership of all heat treatment and metallurgical processes. This includes responsibility for all aspects of process & machine qualification, approvals/ accreditations, engineering support, and Operator qualification.

The role requires a professional able to demonstrate creative, analytical and developmental thinking with a process-focussed approach. You will possess qualifications and experience in aerospace manufacturing. Your metallurgy experience should pertain to aluminium, titanium, and nickel-based alloys.

You will be able to demonstrate effective communication skills at all levels, exhibit enthusiasm, team cooperation and a positive outlook. A thorough understanding of the technology and manufacturing concepts involved is required, as is the ability to prioritise.

Main purpose of job

  • Serve as Heat Treatment Process Owner & Metallurgist
  • Ensure compliance to Nadcap AC7102 series of requirements and serve as Nadcap HT Audit Contact
  • Ensure technical compliance to customer welding specifications and maintain customer approvals
  • Drive all pyrometry activities to ensure compliance with AMS2750E and customer requirements.
  • Serve as point of knowledge for coordinating SAT, TUS, and radiation survey requirements.
  • Evaluate processes and implement improvements to drive efficiencies via a shared common-process approach
  • Contribute to the company's quality, cost & delivery targets
  • Create/maintain all shop floor instructions/documentation, e.g. data sheets, procedures, etc.
  • Create/Implement problem resolution and development plans to address longstanding production issues
  • Support Quality in the closure of process-related NCRs.
  • Define specific time-based CI project plans with measureable objectives
  • Ensure that 'best practice' engineering and production techniques are used.
  • Implement continuous improvement activities
  • Demonstrate strong root cause analysis and problem solving techniques for Special Processes accreditation audits.
  • Document the progress of projects & provide regular up-dates to the team
  • Undertake special projects as requested.

Key Requirements:

  • Educated to HNC/HND or Degree Level Engineer/ Metallurgist required
  • Aerospace Experience Required
  • Experience with AMS2750 pyrometry required
  • Knowledge of Nadcap requirements (AC7102 series) required
  • Previous Nadcap audit experience required
  • Familiarity with customer heat treatment specifications, e.g. RPS654 & Pr-011.
  • Be organized, able to prioritize work effectively, and to work well under pressure.
  • Problem-solving experience in aerospace special processes preferred
  • Additional special processes experience (e.g. chemical processing, MTL, NDT, etc.) desirable