Lead Tool Engineer

Location
Stevenage
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
06 Mar 2017
Closes
03 Apr 2017
Ref
RMS0176794
Contact
David Hogan
Discipline
Mechanical
Function
Mechanical
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
The Company:
makes the freedom of flight possible by designing, manufacturing and supporting the world’s best aircraft. Its people around the globe are united by a passion for aviation, as well as their desire to create better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly.

The Role:
• 5 Axis Machine Procurement including Technical trade-offs, co-ordination and interfacing with Procurement teams, Commodity Management & suppliers
• Authority for short term external machining facility (CFRP Machining pending in house capability), co-ordination via Airbus Central Procurement
• Manage Weekly MFT Meeting on all Neo related Facility and Asset works / implementation
• On Site Propulsion Proof Test Facility
• Full risk Management on all activities and mitigation
• Full reporting on progress and issues to all stakeholders (Neo AIT Manager, MAIT Facility Representative & AIT Department Manager
• Liaison with all stakeholders and suppliers
• Management of budgets for works and escalation of any cost issues
• Ensure all appropriate risk assessments are in place prior to works
• Works Implementation authority (Ensures full buy in QA and Facility owners prior to works commencement) Front of house for AIT in terms of Assembly process, sequencing and decisions
• Industrial Capacity Review Input for facility constraints due to works
• Accountable for AIT Production Schedule ‘what if’s’, to ensure minimal impact to Operational areas
• Oversee schedule adherence
• Change Request validation with Capital Investments focal point

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• HND or Degree in Manufacturing or Production discipline
• Experience in Assembly / Production environment
• Management or Team leading experience
• Experience of MRP (Material requirements planning)
• Scheduling experience
• Cost Management
• Procedures and process experience
• You will need to be an excellent Problem solver
• Health & Safety

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Clean room experience
• Security clearance
• Budget Handling
• Team Leading

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.