Production Engineer (FRP)

£36000 - £46000/annum
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Your experience of Production Engineering and knowledge of generating and managing full rate production installation design data packs will play a crucial part in supporting the production build process and the transition of manufacturing to a UK facility from overseas. As a Production Engineer (Full Rate Production), you will be responsible for drawing together a comprehensive engineering capability that will derive a balanced system solution.

You will be working for a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide. A good salary, corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

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About the Job:

The client requires a Production Engineer (FRP) to manage and support FRP Engineering Change into production build. You will be required to do the following:
Generate and manage FRP installation design data packs for Production platform configurations
Technical audit of Production build process and installation design data packs
Support the development of Uplift and Retrofit technical manufacturing activity
Support the manufacturing teams providing engineering domain support
Liaise with external, specialist suppliers of military platform systems and sub-systems
Prepare material and support for internal and external design reviews
Support critical design appraisals throughout the design and development life-cycle
Support to the preparation of cost, programme and risk estimates for FRP manufacturing change
Provide concise briefings to lead engineer
Support transition of manufacturing to UK facility from overseas
About You:

To be the right fit for this Production Engineer job, you will have a Degree in Manufacturing Engineering (or equivalent) in an engineering or science discipline as well as a proven track record in the build and assembly of complex systems. You will need to be conversant with Computer Aided Design (e.g. ProE) packages for purposes of review and analysis and conversant with Windchill Product Data Management System (PDM). An ability to liaise with and present information to multidiscipline team members and to interpret installation drawings and propose appropriate production solutions. You will be willing to travel within the UK and overseas.

Experience of manufacturing processes and assembly techniques as essential and it would help to have a strong background in military vehicle systems engineering. A familiarity with current British Army tracked and wheeled vehicles and a broad knowledge of standards and legislation applicable to military platforms would also be beneficial.

Production Engineer (FRP)
South Wales
37 hours a week
Salary negotiable
Permanent role

Keywords: Production, Manufacturing, Full rate production, Transition, Military, Vehicles, Audit, CAD, Installation, Platform.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy