Co Down, Ireland
Competitive Salary Package
06 Nov 2013
04 Dec 2013
Contract Type
Full Time

My client requires an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to support key aerospace products on a permanent basis in Co Down, Northern Ireland.    


To work with the Design and Manufacturing Teams to ensure a manufacturing solution is delivered which meets and exceeds cost, quality and schedule requirements.


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.


Key Attributes:

Job Knowledge: Has the job knowledge and technical skills to understand his/her duties and responsibilities.

Continuous Improvement:** Constantly measures for the effectiveness of processes and strives to meet more difficult objectives. Generates new ideas and manages change effectively.

Collaborative Skills:** Initiates and develops relationships, and gains the confidence and cooperation of people within and outside the business.

Results Focus/Execution:** A results oriented employee who sets challenging goals and achieves results, whilst prioritizing tasks and overcoming obstacles.

Communication Skills:** Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present ideas and information clearly at all levels. Has the ability to adapt style, and listens to and values different opinions.

Problem Solving/Decision Making:** Evaluates, generates, and implements problem-solving solutions. Has the ability to analyse situations systematically and make effective decisions.

Planning & Organising: **Develops realistic work plans, sets goals, and aligns personal plans/goals with company goals. Manages time well and effectively, including personal attendance and on-time performance.


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

A third level qualification, such as HNC/HND, in a relevant engineering discipline and 3+ years relevant engineering experience gained in a manufacturing environment  EU Member Passport Holder *DESIRABLE CRITERIA

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