Rockwell Collins Manufacturing Engineer 1 in Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and we currently have some exciting positions based at our Leighton Buzzard facility, including a Manufacturing Engineer.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Manufacturing Engineer is required to work with the Design and Manufacturing Teams to ensure a manufacturing solution is delivered which meets and exceeds cost, quality and schedule requirements.

Key responsibilities include –

  • Lead new programs / products through the Engineering Gate Processes to ensure on cost, on time & to specification. This includes Design Reviews, Drawing Reviews, BOM verification and Risk and Mitigation management.

  • Liaison between manufacturing and design.

  • Challenge both manufacturing and business processes.

  • Vendor support on manufacturing / design queries.

  • Establish recurring and non recurring costs.

  • From lessons learnt drive design for manufacture and assembly.

  • Define production line and workstation layout

  • Identify all tools and fixtures required to manufacture the product to the specifications and tolerances required.

  • Outline standard work.

  • Ensure a safe working environment is set and maintained.

  • Initiate and lead problem solving techniques.

  • Demonstrate that the manufacturing process selection has delivered in terms of costs, quality and cycle times.

  • Identify, assess feasibility and manage change for both continuous improvements and mandatory requirements.

  • Any other duties as required to support business needs.

The Ideal candidate will have the following –

  • Degree level qualification in a relevant engineering discipline and relevant engineering experience gained in a manufacturing environment

  • 2 + years experience in a comparable engineering role

  • Relevant experience in implementing the principles of Lean Manufacturing

  • Working knowledge in an assembly environment

  • Experience of Aerospace procedures and regulations

  • Familiarity with the use of CAD systems

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