Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £30 - £35 per hour + Ltd Rate
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBH13085_1549035345
Contact Name: Ashley Appleby
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 01, 2019 15:35

Job Description

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Bristol

Rate: £30 p/h + Shift Allowance

Contract Length: 6 months +

I am looking to find a highly skilled and reliable Production/Manufacturing Engineer to work for an established and well-regarded Aerospace company in the Bristol area. The successful candidate will be expected to operate on a 24/7-day shift pattern from 6am to 6pm.

Role & Responsibilities

This role is a contract role to help support and enable continued operational requirements to be met timely and effectively.

Some of the expectations for this role are;

  • Good understanding of 5 axis machining of composite components.

· Assist in the definition of manufacturing process and inspection plans.

· Update ASO's within SAP.

· Control and manage drawing sets for operations.

· Accountable for re-work planning including concessions and AI's.

· Responsible for handling non-conforming products.

· Working in conjunction with the QMS.

· Capture, analyse and prepare reports on the development and production activities.

· Act as interface between ME and other stakeholders.

· Adjustment of Bill of Material's (BOM) for optimal assembly.

· Project planning for small scale projects.

· Apply risk management tools and processes including PFMEA to capture risks and opportunities.

· Identify process improvements delivering time, cost and quality benefits to the value stream.

· Provide shop support during the development stage and subsequent production phase (QN's, MEQN's, concessions etc.)

· Instigate tooling requirements and resolve jig and fixture issues.

· Capacity evaluation - monitoring cell and process times and identify continuous improvement opportunities.

· Initiate and create Standard Operation Instructions.

· Input to KPI data, analysed via statistical process control and monitor and report accordingly.

· Initiate and create Standard Operation Instructions.

· Input to KPI data, analysed via statistical process control and monitor and report accordingly.

  • Manage NCR's 8D immediate customer protection within 48 hours and 90-day closure.

Skills & Qualifications

Applicants MUST hold a minimum of ONC/HNC in Mechanical/Production/ Aeronautical Engineering or served apprenticeship.

Previous experience within a ME or production Engineering role within aircraft systems and structures for several years is also essential.

Ideally applicants will have some of or all the following;

  • Foundation knowledge of Catia V5.
  • Extensive knowledge of SAP.
  • Understand Aerospace quality requirements.
  • Have a good understanding of composite machining in Aerospace or similar industry.
  • Awareness of health and safety requirements.
  • Basic understanding of aircraft structures.
  • Knowledge of ICY requirements.
  • Have experience with composite components.


Who are Astute Technical?

Astute is an award-winning technical recruitment consultancy established in 2006. We're proud to have built an industry leading business focusing on the provision of high-calibre contract and permanent staff worldwide to the Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Waste Management, Water Treatment, Nuclear and various other sectors. With highly knowledgeable recruitment teams, experts in their specialist areas of Design, Construction, Commissioning, Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and Management, Astute is perfectly placed to help you take your next step.

How to Apply?

Please apply directly or send your CV to

If you require more information call Astute Technical on 02392288208 and ask for Ashley.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.