Lead Tool Engineer

06 Mar 2017
03 Apr 2017
David Hogan
Contract Type
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.

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