HOURS: 37.5 hours per week. Hours of work will be 8:30am - 5:15pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30am - 1:00pm Friday. The post holder may be required at times to work outside his/her normal working hours for the effective performance of the duties of the post
LOCATION: Collins Aerospace
2 Moor Road
The post holder will be responsible for operational engineering control changes, as well as the creation and implementation of process improvements within the assembly environment.
- Assist operational floor in the introduction of new products.
- Control the introduction of Engineering Design changes into production.
- Ensure the accuracy of Manufacturing Bills of Materials.
- Improve where appropriate shop floor processes and control systems to optimise material flow.
- Identify the need for appropriate assembly tooling, jigs and fixtures etc. to enhance productivity.
- To assist in the introduction of lean manufacturing process improvements and cost reduction initiatives.
- Working with other teams and functions to ensure effective delivery.
- Other duties as required to support business needs.
- To work as an effective member of a team, in order to fulfil the necessary requirements of the job and able to create and maintain effective working relationships with other departments.
- Able to plan an efficient and appropriate course of action. Prioritise and plan activities taking into account all the relevant issues/factors. Set up and monitor timescales and plans.
- Pay attention to the finer details of own work. Able to ensure the accuracy of work.
- Communicate effectively with others (individuals/groups), both verbally and in writing. Able to effectively use a variety of communication methods (e.g. telephone, e-mail).
- Able to work quickly and accurately while under pressure to meet deadlines. Support the achievement of departmental KPIs.
Successful candidates should clearly demonstrate how they meet the below criteria for the role in their CV. This information will be used for shortlisting purposes.
- Studying towards a degree in a relevant Engineering discipline.
- Relevant experience in implementing the principles of lean manufacturing.
- Relevant engineering experience gained in a manufacturing environment.
- Familiarity with the use of CAD systems.