Manufacturing Engineer – Aerospace Supply Chain (#22847028) 

Derby, East Midlands, United Kingdom

Job DescriptionAbout QuEST:For more than 20 years, QuEST Global has been a trusted global product engineering and lifecycle services partner to many of the world’s most recognized companies in industries such as Aero Engines, Aerospace & Defense, Hi-Tech, Transportation (Automotive and Rail), Power and Industrial, Oil & Gas and Medical Devices. Spread across 72 locations in 14 countries and offering services and solutions that enable customers to ‘Create the Frontier’ by improving their business’ top & bottom line and reducing time-to-market, QuEST has been at the forefront of the convergence of mechanical, electronics, software and digital engineering innovations. With passionate professionals collaborating across borders, QuEST is a winning organization for all its employees with infinite opportunities to learn, innovate and grow.Role OverviewThis Hybrid position involves working in an exciting, fast paced hi-tech environment that covers aspects of Supply chain management, Procurement, Manufacturing and Quality Assurance within our customers supply chain throughout Europe. The role requires the ability to evaluate and assure supplier produced component parts are delivered by commitment dates and ensure delivery issues and corrective improvements are implemented. Responsibilities:Supply Chain Management and Production Planning support of various OEM sites and their suppliers located in the UK & Europe.Make detailed observations, gather part and process data, interpret/analyse that data, ensure closure of engineering questions and part non-conformances.Monitor MRP tools, Production schedules, WIP (shop floor), and Non-conformances against delivery commit dates. Estimate / revise delivery dates.Identify bottlenecks, conduct gap analysis, create mitigation plans, generate and track action items to closure.Work requires the natural ability to easily develop positive, customer-facing, working relationships with engineers, buyers, and program management at both the OEM and supply base levels.Conduct part transition planning, execution, and verification work.Document, summarize, write reports, and disseminate information per requirements.Secondary Job Functions:Support QuEST’s Project/Team Leaders and Program Mangers regarding execution and closure of statements of work or projectsDevelop/Enhance work instructions to implement best practices / lessons learned and ensure repeatability of tasksSkills (Mechanical)Understanding of manufacturing processes i.e. Forging / Casting / Assembly / Machining CNC / Milling / Turning/ Special Processes. Industrialisation, part transitions process improvements.Involvement with Process Planning and Production Readiness reviews.Familiarity with Operating/Work Instructions and Control Plans. Exposure to Lean methodologies and tools.Knowledge of Inventory Management and handling.Skills (Production/Procurement)Understanding of in Production processes ie Machining / Assembly / CMM / Special Processes/5S/BOM.Experience in a using SAP or similar ERP system.Planning / Raw material / Inventory / tool/ buffer stocks / Purchasing /procurement.Skills (Supply chain)Experience with quality systems and industry standards (ISO9000 / AS9000 ) compliance (including process and material certs)Knowledge of part qualification requirements (including PPAP/FAI/RCCA processes)Understanding proper Measurement/Inspection tool use and requirementsHistory identifying and resolving part quality and delivery issues - including utilization of formal problem solving tools and NCM requirementsFamiliarity with Six Sigma methodologies, tools, termsExperience in a Supply Chain Management aspects / Production Planning / Quality / Operations.Familiarity with Operating / Work Instructions and Control Plans. Capable of reading and interpreting engineering drawing and technical information.History of Customer facing.Experience in a using SAP or similar ERP system.Shipping and distribution.Experience desired:Experience of structured problem solving methodology: Lean / ACE, lead change/improvement activity / DMAIC / 6 Sigma etc.Formal auditing qualification. Green Belt / Black Belt trainedPrevious experience in Aerospace or Rail industries Ability to read/interpret drawings including understanding of GD&T and critical characteristics (KPCs).Experience in a using SAP or similar ERP system.Management qualificationAbility to persuade and influence decision making without authority2nd Language (e.g. French, Italian, Spanish, Hebrew, Polish, Turkish, Swedish) desirable but not essential Skills (Personnel):IT literate Effective Ability to travel to supplier sites Full clean Driving LicensePersonableGood time management Great Communication in English (oral & written) & Interpersonal skillsGeographically flexibleCustomer Focus - Ability to build and develop Customer & Supplier relationshipsOrganisational AgilityProblem solving and Logical Thinking abilityResults drivenAbility to work remotely or as part of a team (when required)Responsible for own Health and Safety and ensure compliance to supplier H&S proceduresDISCLAIMER: Due to the nature of work candidates should be UK citizen/ EU Citizen/ Valid work permit holder. For further information contact us on: [email protected] TypeFull Time-Regular Experience LevelMid Level Total Years of Exp6 - 9Assignment Location: DerbyAssignment State: ManchesterAssignment Country: United Kingdom

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QuEST Global Engineering

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East Midlands
United Kingdom