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Principal Manufacturing Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH119267
  • Location: England, Leicestershire, Loughborough
  • Sector: Test & Manufacturing Engineering, Aerospace
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
  • Date posted: 15/01/2018
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Job Title: Principal Manufacturing Engineer
Salary: up to £55,000 + benefits
Location: Leicestershire

My client is looking for a Principal Manufacturing Engineer to join their ever expanding Aerospace composites team. My client has recently acquired a number of their Aerospace/Defence competitors so their product range is currently expanding and evolving. Some of the products you will be manufacturing include: Flexible fuel tanks & systems, aerodynamic sealing solutions and advanced composites.

You will be tasked with leading manufacturing projects across all of their UK subsidiaries and given the responsibility to be my client's representative to the National Composites Centre.


*Lead multiple UK wide manufacturing projects with a focus on:
*Support AR&T projects from a manufacturing prospective
-Design for manufacture
-Manufacturing approach (prepreg, OOA, RTM, Resin infusion, etc)
-Tooling definition
-Prototype development
-Write manufacturing process specifications
*Be the representative to National Composites Centre
*Sit on NCC research/Ops committees
*Drive better utilisation of NCC facilities/membership fees
*Assist with costings for new programmes and major projects
*Support new product introduction
*PFMEA across UK sites
*Support with ideas generation and road mapping activities
*Bid support / support to Business Development function
*Liaison with production, purchasing and test functions to ensure that the design/manufacturing requirements are met
*Assist in technical reviews both internal and with the customer, providing design/manufacturing input

Key Skills

*Composite background and design experience
*Composite materials understanding
*In-depth knowledge of different composite manufacturing processes
*Time spent in composite products design and NPI team
*Time spent in research and technology team

If you would like to be considered for the aforementioned Principal Manufacturing Engineer vacancy then please do submit an application.

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