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Process Engineer

Process Engineer (BBBH14545) Stevenage, England

Salary: GBP33.59 - GBP33.59 per hour

On behalf of our client, we are seeking to recruit a Process Engineer (Precision Assembly) on an initial 12– month contract. As the Process Engineer you will be a technical MAIT focal point for all Manufacturing Engineering activities, associated with Propulsion Pipework Installations and orbital TIG welding in a cleanroom environment. You will need a good understanding of the use of orbital welding heads for welding on small bored pipework systems including Titanium and Stainless Steel.

Role: Process Engineer
Pay: £33.59 per hour via Umbrella (20% uplift when working shifts)
Location: Stevenage
Contract: Monday- Friday, 37 Hours per week, 12 Months Contract
IR35 Status: Inside
Security Clearance: BPSS

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the ME production planning, based on robust processes and procedures. Responsible for maintaining   reliable and consistence process outputs.
  • Provide Manufacturing Engineering support to Operations including working with technical teams and designers
  • Support the generation of standard documentation in line with scheduled needs.
  • Produce work instructions & process plans based on project requirements and identify parts, tooling & resources    
  • Support quality reviews and Root Cause Analysis using lean tools, including driving and owning Practical Problem Solving.
  • Support Lessons Learned exercises at key milestones involving all stakeholders
  • Ensure interaction between all supporting functions to remove non-quality.
  • Support to R&D / R&T for process developments and new process implementation, undertake process improvement and             maintenance and monitor process implementation in operations.
  • Ensure maintenance of specifications associated with these processes and training module creation.
  • Review documentation and conduct safety reviews to support critical handling activities.

Essential Experience Required:

  • A minimum of HNC level in Mechanical Engineering or Materials discipline
  • A knowledge of welding metallurgy and NDT techniques
  •  A knowledge of clean small bore gas pressure systems and gas flow rates controls
  • A proven analytical mindset. Able to assess existing processes and identify logical steps and documented controls for improvements
  • A background in an aerospace engineering environment,
  • High level technical skills and relevant experience
  • Able to work with digital systems to manipulate 3d models using the CAD system (3DX), create work instructions (Delmia) and sign-off change actions
  • Good team working and team leading skills.
  • Practical and proactive.
  • Process and Quality driven approach with high attention to detail.
  • High self-motivation and ability to deal with changing priorities on a multi project basis.
  • Good planning skills and process competence (MRP system experience an advantage).
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Good time management.
  • Driving build quality through a continuous improvement approach
  • Good understanding and detailed experience of mechanical engineering and systems, including but not limited to:
  • Lean manufacturing techniques including 5S, root cause analysis and continuous improvement (Green belt).
  • Production planning.
  • Quality controls and check points
  • Mechanical handling of equipment.
  • Work overtime and occasional shifts, as and when required.
  • Able to support out of normal hours work using the “on call” rota process, as and when required.

Desirable Requirements:

  • A good understanding of spacecraft propulsion and manufacture/build philosophies
  • Clean room experience
  • Mechanical design / manufacturing / validation / experience
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety principles and their application to the specific environment