Manufacturing Engineer

Posted 05/01/2022 by Hydro Systems

£32,000 - £38,000/annum
HYDRO is a leading global company specialising in Ground Support Equipment and Engine tooling for the aerospace industry. With an unmatched product portfolio, we offer our customers innovative and high quality tooling solutions, with a full design to make service. Having experienced further growth within our business we are now expanding our UK based capabilities further. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to further develop their skills and experience in this area.

Position: Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Castle Donington, Derby
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 38 hours per week, Mon-Fri.
Salary: £32,000 to £38,000 (dependant on experience and skills)
Benefits: Company Pension - matched contribution scheme, Westfield Health care plan - after 3 months. Continued training and development.

About the role:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to join our multi-skilled and diverse team. Working in a fast-paced environment the role will provide the successful applicant with the opportunity to further develop their skills within the aerospace industry. The role of the Manufacturing Engineer is to be responsible for responding to any queries from manufacturing suppliers, warranty tickets or engineering queries that may arise from the operational teams within Hydro. The Manufacturing Engineer will be the first point of contact for any manufacturing, warranty or service desk queries.

  • Initial point of contact for any manufacturing, warranty or engineering queries
  • To assist in warranty claims and investigations to agree liability and resolve to completion
  • Writing of modification and repair specifications to allow pricing and manufacturing of tools
  • Completing concessions and waivers to enable manufacture to continue without delay
  • Recording and maintaining information on Hydro IT systems as required
  • Managing the Manufacturing Tickets, either internal or vendor queries, work with suppliers to provide technical tooling solutions
  • Liaising with the customer to formalise the solution to vendor queries
  • Review/Creation of Marked Up Prints (MUPs), an internal drawing to aid the manufacturing of tools
  • Escalation of unresolved issues e.g. technical changes, late delivery/release;
  • To support Hydro UK team (Quality Inspectors, Service Engineer, GSE, ESR) with technical issues
  • Act as an ambassador for manufacturing quality to the business
  • Support the Quality Manager with the investigation and close-out of PIR’s (Problem Investigation Report)
  • Work in conjunction with Supply Chain Development
  • Travel as and when required to customer sites to undertake support/inspection of tooling
  • Travel as and when required to vendor sites to undertake support/inspection of tooling
  • Any other associated duties assigned by the Engineering Director.
About You:
  • Professional qualification HNC/Degree in an engineering discipline
  • Have a good understanding of mechanical engineering principles
  • Have an understanding of CE Marking Directives
  • To have an understanding of lifting equipment inspection processes
  • Have a general understanding of material properties and equivalents
  • Excellent technical understanding and evaluation of customer needs
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-disciplined with excellent organisational and time management skills. Ability to prioritise tasks and deal with a number of queries simultaneously.
  • Strong character to ensure the correct quality decisions are made whilst under pressure to deliver tooling solutions to meet Hydro expectations
  • Resourceful in finding information to support queries
  • Valid driving licence and passport is essential
  • Willingness to travel in UK and worldwide as required
  • A flexible approach to work and have a keen interest in supporting the wider business as required
You may have some or all of the above skills and experience, but full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

You may experience in the Following: Engineering, Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Quality Engineering,

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