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Manufacturing Engineer - Dowty Propellers

GE Energy
Gloucester, England GL1 2
**Job Description Summary**

Here at Dowty Propellers we design, manufacture, repair and overhaul a range of carbon fibre propeller systems for Military and Civil applications. We proudly design, manufacture and obtain Type Certification for the complete propeller system from our new state of the art Headquarters facility in Brockworth, Gloucestershire, UK.

The successful applicant will join the ME team who translate accurately designed intent into production solutions for manufacturing and our suppliers. We use a Safety, Quality, Delivery & costs framework operating across serial production, New Product Introduction and New Technology Introduction programs.

We have open roles across the ME team with a mixture of seniority/experience and skills. Applicants are encouraged to review these and apply if you fulfil the essential characteristics.

**Job Description**

**Job Responsibilities**

+ Keeping yourself, the ME team and the business safe and compliant in all your daily tasks

+ Authoring and approving manufacturing process routings, process specifications, tooling solutions and rework activities (UK CAA Part 21)

+ Provide technical task planning and authorisation for repair, overhaul and rework (UK CAA Part 145) activities

+ Calculation and maintenance of process standard times.

+ Advice and support for training, shop daily management and shop queries

+ Ownership and validation of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programs for production assets

+ Execute structured problem solving and robust root cause corrective actions (RCCA)

+ Identify solutions and improvements then collaborate cross-functionally to deliver them through research, development, qualification and into production.

+ Collaborate with external suppliers as necessary in partnership with the sourcing team

+ Create process and product quality plans, measurement systems analysis, process failure mode effect analysis (PFMEA) in accordance with Advanced Process Quality Planning (APQP)

**Essential Qualifications, Experience and Characteristics:**

+ A completed Manufacturing / Engineering Technician Apprenticeship (Level 3) or, demonstrated advanced shop floor technical experience

+ Understanding of Manufacturing Engineering duties and success factors.

+ Able to interpret 2d (legacy) drawings, technical specification, and state on manufacturability challenges and production solutions.

+ Thrives in a lively shopfloor and cross functional team environments.

+ Excellent written and verbal communications.

+ Commitment to personal development and technical learning

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Engineering Technician Accreditation

+ HNC in an Engineering discipline (Level 4)

+ 3D CAD Competence

+ Lean knowledge and enjoys continuous improvement

+ Experience of dealing directly with auditors, customers, and external suppliers

**Flexible Working**

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

**Total Reward**

At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;

+ Non-contributory Pension

+ Life Assurance

+ Group income protection

+ Private medical cover

+ Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell

**Security Clearance**

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS (http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-baseline-personnel-security-standard)

**Right to Work**

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website. (http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration)



Posted: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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GE Energy
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