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Manufacturing Engineer -Chinook

Company Boeing Defence UK Limited Job ID 1700025054 Date posted 11/30/2017
Location Salisbury Wiltshire United Kingdom
Job Description

For over a 100 years, Boeing has been making the impossible, possible. From producing a single canvas-and-wood airplane to transforming how we fly over oceans and into the stars, Boeing has become the world's largest aerospace

company. And we're just getting started; especially in the UK.

 

The partnership between Boeing and the UK dates back to the 1930’s and continues to get stronger and deeper, with UK jobs, skills and opportunities being constantly generated to support major UK programmes such as Apache, Chinook, C-17, P-8, ScanEagle, Support Chain Information Services, Government Services and Staffordshire Police, to mention a few.

 

Boeing has doubled its UK workforce in the last five years to more than 2,000 employees. This growth continues through 2017, join us and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

 

Boeing Defence United Kingdom (BDUK) is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer (Electrical/Avionic) to work within our UK Material Review Board (MRB) and Manufacturing Engineering (ME) team based out of Hampshire United Kingdom.

 

In this role you will be responsible for supporting the manufacturing and planning tasks associated with the modification of the Chinook CH-47 helicopter. Experience in aircraft manufacturing / engineering is preferred, however current manufacturing ‘Manufacturing Planning’ experience is required. Appropriate training in the Boeing planning systems will be given post-employment.

 

As a Manufacturing Engineer within BDUK you will be required to produce and maintain engineering artefacts that are used during modifications such as, Manufacturing Plans, Bill of Materials, Work Instructions and illustrations. This data is used to define and document the as-built configuration of the aircraft modification programs. To achieve this requirement, you will:

 

• Develop and plan manufacturing concepts and strategies to support the modifications and business objectives.

• Develop and integrate suppliers, processes, materials, data and technology to meet manufacturing and delivery

requirements.

• Develop and implement production and tooling methodologies.

• Participate on Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) to integrate technical solutions across multiple disciplines.

• Develop, identify and implement conceptual designs and maintains the program architecture for build.

• Implements manufacturing plans.

• Conduct producibility and variation analyses to ensure that manufacturing process capability matches requirements.

• Assist in providing producibility information for inclusion in project plans and helps document producibility best practices.

• Analyse design/build concepts to evaluate producible design/build definitions.

• Resolve technical problems of significant impact to performance cost or schedule.

• Coordinate and implement new engineering principles theories advanced technologies and concepts.

• Validate and ensure production readiness of solutions to complex problems.

• Implement lean principles and technologies.

• Work under minimal direction.

 

The MRB/ME team is expected to grow and this post would suit a current engineer who is looking for the opportunity to develop in a growing team within a large organization such as the Boeing Company.

 

UK & US travel is expected.

 

Must be able to obtain a UK security clearance.

 

All information provided will be checked and may be verified.

 

Please apply ASAP for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.

 

Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level.

 

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Division
BDS Global Operations

Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.

Qualifications

Essential:

 

• Engineering degree (or equivalent), or at an advanced stage of gaining this (meeting the requirements of CEng/IEng professional registration)

• Manufacturing planning experience using MRP/ERP systems such as BaaN, MES or SAP

• Aircraft Avionic/Electrical experience

• Strong communication skills

• Computer skills and proficiency with MS Office including MS Word and, MS Excel

• Ability to plan work, and use meaningful metrics to evaluate project status and provide performance visibility

• Assist with removal of obstacles by identifying where help is needed and coordinating with the appropriate leaders and

team members

 

Desirable:

 

• Experience of TeamCenter Integrated Product Development Management (IPDM) Tool or similar application

• Aircraft Systems/Software experience

• Rotary wing modification design knowledge

• Knowledge of Military Airworthiness Authority (MAA) Regulatory Articles (RAs)


Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type
Standard

Travel
Yes, 10 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award
No

Union
No

Job Code
6H6HX4

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