Process Engineer

16 May 2018
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a world leader in the design and manufacture of satellite systems. Their activities cover complete civil and military telecommunications and Earth observation systems, science and navigation programmes, together with avionics and a wide range of space equipment and associated ground infrastructure.

They are recruiting for a Process Engineer to work on high-value Earth Navigation Space Mission projects within an international company. This is a Contract position for 6 months and will be based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

Job Requirements

To provide Engineering support to the Process team based on robust processes and procedures, for the production of fully integrated Satellite Telecoms and ENS Products.

Support Process Owner team during engineering preparation.

Support process owners with Non Conformance resolution and operational activities.

Support quality reviews and Root Cause Analysis as required.

Support the generation of standard documentation in line with scheduled needs.

Support in the production of deviation plans / re-work instructions based on project requirements and identify parts / tooling required to carry them out.

Support the use of MGSE and Tooling and ensure availability in line with schedule.

Ensure maintenance of MGSE documentation throughout the product lifecycle (Chain of Custody forms and Log Books etc).

Execute the shipping process, co-ordination with logistics and operations, and creation of transfer tasks (With support from the Process Owners).

Design of day to day operational tooling / manufacturing aids for manufacture execution

Support to R&D (RDWR process execution)

Responsible for ensuring that working modes and processes are standardised, optimised, current & monitored.

Support new process implementation, undertake process improvement and maintenance and monitor process implementation in operations.

Qualifications and skills:

Minimum of HNC level in a Mechanical discipline. A lesser qualification is acceptable if a high level of similar industry experience can be demonstrated.
Good understanding and detailed experience of all types of mechanical systems. Including but not limited to:-

A production engineer background (possible an ex-technician, given they have the relevant skills)

Must have a proven background in creating instructions, documenting processes etc,
Lean manufacturing techniques including 5S, root cause analysis and continuous improvement.

Support to production

Mechanical processes including detailed assembly and fitting.

Mechanical handling equipment.

Essential Skills
High mechanical skills and relevant experience.

Procedures and process control.

Able to work offsite (UK and abroad) for undefined periods at short notice.

Work overtime and occasional shifts.

Able to support out of normal hours work using the 'on call' rota process.

Experience in writing engineering documents.

Good planning skills and process competence, (MRP system experience an advantage).

Desirable Skills
Experience of Lean engineering

Clean room experience

Aerospace experience

Mechanical design / validation / experience

FMEA Experience

Knowledge of continuous improvement philosophies

Knowledge of Health and Safety principles and their application to the specific environment

Rudimentary understanding of RF properties and associated risks.

If you have the relevant skills and experience to be considered for this position, please apply on-line.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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