B/E Aerospace, Inc. Manufacturing Engineering Manager in United Kingdom

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and we currently have some exciting positions based at our Leighton Buzzard facility, including a Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

Reporting to the Engineering Director, you will be required to manage a team of Manufacturing Engineers and ensure a manufacturing solution is delivered which meets and exceeds cost, quality and schedule requirements while working with closely and collaboratively with design engineering

  • Key responsibilities include –*

  • Provide leadership to the LB Manufacturing Engineering team

  • Develop the team to support Business needs and goals

  • Develop the Manufacturing Engineering role to become an integral part of up-stream Design through IPTs

  • Develop the Product through liaising with design Engineering and Production

  • Support the best practices for problem solving

  • Support Configuration Management development and Change Implementation

  • Support PB and LB operations to develop a lean manufacturing process

  • Lead Design for Manufacturing and Assembly workshops and lessons learnt

  • Liaise with other BE Manufacturing facilities to ensure correlation with Best Practices for MEs and Lean Principles

  • Identify training needs and implement training plans to ensure the team can support business requirements

  • Change Board participation and Engineering ownership

  • Participation in the Engineering Gate Processes to ensure on cost, on time & to specification. This includes Design Reviews, Drawing Reviews, BOM verification and Risk and Mitigation management.

  • Procurement support on manufacturing / design queries.

  • Establish recurring and non-recurring costs.

  • Define production line and workstation layout

  • Identify all tools and fixtures required to manufacture the product to the specifications and tolerances required

  • Outline standard work

  • Ensure a safe working environment is set and maintained

  • Any other duties as required to support business needs

  • The Ideal candidate will have the following –*

  • Engineering degree or ONC/HNC in design related field and/or proven related experience

  • Experience of monitoring and delivering a project plan, including budgets

  • Proven manufacturing engineering capability and experience to create effective engineered solutions

  • A working knowledge of manufacturing systems and sub systems integration and assembly

  • Some experience of guiding and coaching others

  • Experience of developing and implanting best practice and processes

  • Some of working successfully in an matrix environment

  • Previous experience of using Catia v5, TeamCenter and Aerospace structures and integrated systems would be desirable.

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