Manufacturing Lead


We have some fantastic permanent Lead Manufacturing Engineer positions with a leading Aerospace company based in Wimborne, Dorset. Specialising in Air-to-Air Refuelling, Weapons Carriage and Release System applications, on both existing and future technologies, this is an exciting prospect to work with an innovative technology and service provider on a global scale.

As a Lead Engineer you will be manage a team of up to 7 Manufacturing Production Engineers, ensuring that the end products meet the customers’ requirements. Ensuring that the correct processes are followed, you will guarantee that quality, cost and delivery targets are met. If you are seeking the challenge of working within a highly competitive aerospace industry, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
Key Responsibilities:

* Develop robust, cost efficient and safe manufacturing processes.
* Investigate new processes and methodologies to provide competitive advantages for the business within the supply chain and potential future suppliers.
* Support the manufacturing recurring and non-recurring costs at bid stage, seeking to achieve the target cost reductions through product development and process improvement.
* Actively support and develop the teams needs and capabilities, respectively, to ensure business targets are met.
* Ensure health and safety standards are met.

Desirable Skills/Experience

* Sound manufacturing experience, including manufacturing processes and techniques.
* Knowledge of the aerospace and defence industry.
* Awareness of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement techniques.
* HNC in Manufacturing or Production Engineering.

Important Information: Due to the nature of the role, there will be a requirement to pass a level of security clearance.

Key Words – Manufacturing; Production; Process; Mechanical; Precision; Machining; Aerospace; Assembly; Automotive; Testing.

Commutable from – Wimborne; Poole; Bournemouth; Christchurch; Southampton; Eastleigh; Winchester; Salisbury; Blandford Forum; Weymouth; Dorchester; Ringwood; Verwood; Gosport; Portsmouth; Warminster; Gillingham; Shaftesbury; Yeovil; Hampshire; Somerset.

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