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HAPS Manufacturing Engineering Manager

HAPS Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Job Title: HAPS Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Farnborough
Industry:
Salary: Above industry average
Start Date: 2017-08-10
Reference: J13939
Contact Name: Jeantene Willoughby
Contact Email: jwilloughby@kdcresource.com
Job Published: August 11, 2017 08:20

Job Description

KDC are looking for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager 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. The scope of this role is to recruit and manage a new manufacturing engineering team to enable and maintain a new production system to deliver the HAPS Zephyr Aircraft and Ground Support Equipment in line with business requirements.


The main requirements and responsibilities are below:

·Manufacturing System Engineering.
·Create shop floor routings /job card definitions/shop floor instructions/quality care cards
·MGSE/ Jig & Tools (Design, Manufacture, Calibration & Maintenance)
·Technical support to procurement and supplier development
·Technical problem solving and support to production
·R&D Portfolio leadership for Industry 4.0 and Future Factory.
·Continuous Improvement of production system in line with business targets.
·Enable Right First Time Quality culture
·Line management, Leadership, Management, recruitment and training of Manufacturing Personnel

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.