Special Process Engineer - Heat Treatment & Metallurgy

4 days left

Recruiter
Support Services Group
Location
Royston
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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