HAPS Lead Manufacturing Engineer

HAPS Lead Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: HAPS Lead Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Farnborough
Salary: Above Industry Average
Start Date: 2017-08-10
Reference: J13940
Contact Name: Jeantene Willoughby
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 11, 2017 08:34

Job Description

KDC are looking for a Lead Manufacturing Engineer (Mechanical) for a High-altitude Pseudo-satellite (HAPS) programme, based around a UAV Aircraft designed for operation within the Stratosphere.

This role will work within the HAPS manufacturing team to enable the team to deliver its Global Business Case.

As a key member of the HAPS productions MFT you main tasks and responsibilities will be to provide hands-on enablement of design intent into a qualified lean production system for HAPS Zephyr UAV's platforms to Safety, Quality, Cost, and Time through:

·Creating MRP system shop floor routings/job card definitions/shop floor standard operating instructions (SOI's)/quality care cards
·Technical dossiers and support to procurement activities, supply chain monitoring and Make v Buy decisions (including benchmarking).
·Use of Airbus CAD (CATIA v6, Solidworks) & PLM (Windchill) toolset and BOM (SAP) administration/configuration control (co-ordinate with design)
·Technical problem solving
·Application of APQP
·Perform Design For Manufacture
·Liaise with Manufacturing System Engineering

Due to the nature of this project we can only consider candidates who currently have SC clearance or the ability to easily achieve this level. As a minimum you will need to hold a British Passport and have resided in the UK for the last 5 years.

If this sounds like a project that you would like to know more about and be a part of please contact Jeantene Willoughby on 01202 596 371 or alternately 07711136874.

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