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Manufacturing Engineer

Newton Abbot

Job Ref
N93-02
Location
Newton Abbot

About Us

MB Aerospace is an international group providing complex engineering solutions to some of the key names in the Aerospace and Defence market. Operating from sites close to our key customers in North America, Asia and Europe, the MB Aerospace group provides advanced technological solutions to the Aerospace and Defence industry, leveraging an in-depth knowledge of fabrications, machining and the global supply chain to support complex aero-engine component manufacture and repair.

The Role

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible and accountable for providing technical engineering support and expertise for new product/process introduction programmes and implementing strategies for improving manufacturing process capability on current production operations.

This role will also be accountable for ensuring technical support in estimating and launching new programs (NPI) and measuring and improving existing programs within the business continuous improvement program.

Key Responsibilities

• To improve manufacturing performance with regard to process capability, output, productivity and cost.
• To provide expert knowledge of manufacturing processes including close tolerance machining, automation and test systems.
• To deliver robust manufacturing solutions for new product/components in line with the MB Aerospace NPI process to meet the required HS&E aspects, first time quality, installed capacity and cost.
• To provide expertise in supporting the business with regard to the MB Aerospace Manufacturing Systems, policies and procedures. This includes all planning documentation, routings etc.
• To support the business by providing expertise and driving quality systems including the management of statistical methods, problem solving techniques and continuous improvement.
• To deliver manufacturing process documentation and training in line with business training standards.
• Cost estimating on new opportunities.
• Develop capable processes and standard work within manufacturing engineering and manufacturing operations and ensure compliance.
• To maintain a clean and tidy operating environment at all times through an active and practical approach to all 6S and HSE issues.

Job Requirements

• Preferred: Qualified to degree level or equivalent in an engineering discipline with an interest in manufacturing
• Minimum: HNC or equivalent in an engineering discipline with relevant industrial experience.
• Experience required in a high volume, high precision manufacturing environment.
• Current knowledge of aero engine industry standards and requirements.
• Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent ability to analyse and interpret large data sets and generate conclusions leading to robust technical solutions.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, prioritise under pressure and be self-motivating.
• Ability to use technology effectively and efficiently to manage workload.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and ability to create documents, reports and briefing materials in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Must have a valid passport
• Domestic and International travel may be required.

The duties of the post may change from time to time without altering their general character or the level of responsibility entailed.

Salary & Benefits

• MB Aerospace funded opportunities to study production and engineering qualifications.
• 25 days annual holiday + bank holidays.
• Secure on-site parking.
• Contributory pension.
• Health care cash back plan.
• Life insurance.
• Employee Assistance and Lifestyle Programme.
• Entrepreneurial and supportive company culture.

The job holder must:

• Be aware of the Company’s aims, organisational values and behaviours and their impact on this post.
• Carry out the duties of the post in accordance with the Company’s Equality & Inclusivity in Employment Policy.
• Carry out all duties and responsibilities with reasonable care for the health and safety of you and any other person who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work and to co-operate fully with the Company in health and safety matters.
• To comply with the UK GDPR and Data Protection Act.

The above-mentioned duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be called upon to carry out such other appropriate duties as may be required within the grading level of the post and the competence of the post holder.


MB Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MB Aerospace is a subcontractor to the United States Government and provides defence services involving technical data and products governed by the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 C.F.R. parts 120 - 130 and the Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 C.F.R. parts 730 – 774 (“Export Laws”). All candidates are subject to review and governance under such Export Laws and any offer of employment may be subject to additional considerations and/or conditions.

Function
Engineering
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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Operations

Welder

Newton Abbot

Job Ref
BUR03-03
Location
Newton Abbot

Welder

Reports to: Production Manager
Salary £27k starting rate through to 30k after probation period


About Us

MB Aerospace is an international group providing complex engineering solutions to some of the key names in the Aerospace and Defence market. Operating from sites close to our key customers in North America, Asia and Europe, the MB Aerospace group provides advanced technological solutions to the Aerospace and Defence industry, leveraging an in-depth knowledge of fabrications, machining, and the global supply chain to support complex aero-engine component manufacture and repair.


Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

• Aerospace approved welder having completed an NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification.
• The ability to manually TIG weld various types of metallic components including aluminium alloys, in accordance with aerospace standards.
• Must have the capability to carry out welding procedures on light gauge aluminium alloys.
• Undertake other welding methods to support the business when necessary.
• Set up and operate automatic seam welding equipment and undertake any necessary post weld validation.
• To operate as part of a team and working closely with quality and engineering and assist in the generation of Standard Operating Procedures.
• Process, interpret and evaluate components to customer drawings and specifications.
• A working understanding of the NADCAP audit and accreditation process.
• Will be subject to successful approval of periodic welding test pieces as required.
• Must be able to be prepared to share knowledge, train when required, holding a QA stamp to over stamp work and be willing to be trained in other areas.
• Any other reasonable duties that fall in line with the level of the role
• Must be able to be prepared to share knowledge, train when required, and be willing to be trained in other areas.
• Any other reasonable duties that fall in line with the level of the role.



Welder Operator Requirements:

• Minimum 5 years experience of TIG welding
• Highly level of attention to detail and finesse is required.
• Experience of working in the Aerospace industry would be an advantage.
• Dressing and fitting ability would be an advantage.
• Must be capable of working to drawings and specifications.
• A Craft Apprenticeship in Fabrication & Welding, City & Guilds qualification or equivalent international standard.

Key Behaviours:

The right candidate for MB Aerospace Burnley is someone who;
• Has a passion for the engineering and the manufacturing sector.
• Always looks to learn new skills.
• Has flexibility to work a range of different shifts.
• Keen team player.
• Positive attitude towards health & safety and 6 s proceses.

Salary & Benefits:

• MB Aerospace funded opportunities to study production and engineering qualifications.
• 25 days annual holiday + bank holidays
• Secure on-site parking
• Contributory pension
• Health care cash back plan
• Life insurance
• Entrepreneurial and supportive company culture

The duties of the post may change from time to time without altering their general character or the level of responsibility entailed.
The job holder must:

• Be aware of the Company’s aims, organisational values and behaviours and their impact on this post.
• Carry out the duties of the post in accordance with the Company’s Equality & Inclusivity in Employment Policy.
• Carry out all duties and responsibilities with reasonable care for the health and safety of you and any other person who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work and to co-operate fully with the Company in health and safety matters.
• To comply with the UK GDPR and Data Protection Act.

The above-mentioned duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be called upon to carry out such other appropriate duties as may be required within the grading level of the post and the competence of the post holder.


MB Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MB Aerospace is a subcontractor to the United States Government and provides defense services involving technical data and products governed by the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 C.F.R. parts 120 - 130 and the Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 C.F.R. parts 730 – 774 (“Export Laws”). All candidates are subject to review and governance under such Export Laws and any offer of employment may be subject to additional considerations and/or conditions.

MB Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other protected class. MB Aerospace is committed to ensuring that its online application process provides an equal opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact us.

Function
Operations
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37 hours a week

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CNC Operator (Turner/Miller)

Motherwell

Job Ref
MW04
Location
Motherwell

CNC Operator (Turner/Miller)

About the Company

MB Aerospace is an international group providing complex engineering solutions to some of the key names in the Aerospace and Defence markets. Operating from sites close to our key customers in North America and Europe, the MB Aerospace group provides advanced technological solutions to the Aerospace and Defence industry, leveraging an in-depth knowledge of fabrications, machining and the global supply chain to support complex aero-engine component manufacture and repair.
Job Purpose:

Performs set-up and operates computer numerical control (CNC) machines and machining centres to manufacture metallic and/or non-metallic parts to very close tolerances under minimal supervision with keen attention to detail.

Key Responsibility:

· Read process sheets, blueprints, and sketches of part to determine machining to be done, dimensional specifications, set up, and operating requirements.
· Interpret work instructions.
· Identify, select and set up tooling for operations being performed.
· Operate multiple machine tools and operations.
· Understand applicable quality systems and perform necessary quality inspections.
· Visually inspects final components.
· Uses precision measuring instruments & gauging devices and performs various quality inspection type procedures to include dimensional verification.
· Assumes responsibility for quality and functionality.
· Adhere to all policies and procedures.
· Maintain a team focused work environment.
· Responsible for general housekeeping and cleanliness of working area.
· Ability to work rotating Day/Back/Night shifts.
· Seek out and identify Continuous Improvement opportunities.
· Apply principles of Lean Manufacturing to reduced setup times and improve productivity.

Key Experiences and Qualifications

· Self-directed
· Promotes diversity of ideas
· Able to manage multiple priorities with a bias towards action and speed
· Customer focused
· Constantly displays integrity and respect
· Actively engages in discussions and openly supports team decisions
· Maintain a positive attitude in order to positively influence the process improvement activities throughout the organization
· One or more manufacturing skills (CNC Turning, 3/4/5 Axis milling, Inspection, Bench, CMM)
· The individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Minimum Qualifications:

Be time served in a machining discipline
Previous experience in similar industry is preferable (Aerospace)
Experience working with CNC machines with various controls including Fanuc, Mazatrol & Heidenhain
Must be self-motivated and possess facilitation skills to be used in a team setting.
Prior experience with precision inspection equipment.
Proven ability to hold tight machining tolerances.

Benefits

• MB Aerospace funded opportunities to study production and engineering qualifications
• 25 days annual holiday + bank holidays
• Secure on-site parking
• Contributory pension
• Health care cash back plan
• Life insurance
• Entrepreneurial and supportive company culture

The duties of the post may change from time to time without altering their general character or the level of responsibility entailed.

MB Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MB Aerospace is a subcontractor to the United States Government and provides defence services involving technical date and products governed by the Arms Export Control Act and the International Administration Regulations (ITAR), 22 C.F.R. parts 120-120 and the Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 C.F.R parts 730-774 (“Export Laws”). All candidates are subject to review and governance under such Export Laws and any offer of employment may be subject to additional considerations and/or conditions.

MB Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other protected class. MB Aerospace is committed to ensuring that its online application process provides an equal opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact us.

Function
Operations
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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Operator Inspector

Newton Abbot

Job Ref
N67-20
Location
Newton Abbot

About Us

MB Aerospace is an international group providing complex engineering solutions to some of the key names in the Aerospace and Defence market. Operating from sites close to our key customers in North America, Asia and Europe, the MB Aerospace group provides advanced technological solutions to the Aerospace and Defence industry, leveraging an in-depth knowledge of fabrications, machining and the global supply chain to support complex aero-engine component manufacture and repair.

The Role

To be trained to operate and inspect work from 3 or more machines for the manufacture of aero engine components.

Key Responsibilities

• Clean and load components in fixture using correct datum faces
• When operating machines carry out work in line with appropriate standard operating procedures (SOPs) and company procedures
• When the machining cycle is complete, remove, clean, and inspect the part
• Maintain correct working order of the machine, by making appropriate adjustments to tooling and coolant flow as and when required
• Liaise with Inspection to check first off before starting full batch run
• Use appropriate hand tools to deburr work
• Visually Inspect and measure components to ensure compliance with specification
• Use optical, manual, electronic, digital gauges and tooling as supplied
• Calibrate and operate micro-PCRs (programmed measurement instruments) – in accordance with planning requirements
• Carry out inspections on other operators’ work – especially those not qualified to inspect their own work e.g., operators undergoing training
• Complete manual and PC based production records, recording components completed and identifying those not conforming to specification on “non-conformance notes”. Stamp “OK” or enter into the paperless manufacturing center (PLMC) Segregate non-conforming parts. Take completed batch to next operation
• Assist with training and mentoring of new team members, in line with individual competence
• Maintain work area in a clean and safe condition, report any problems to cell supervision, cell manufacturing support operative (MSO) and/or Maintenance
• Maintain machines in a running condition by changing consumables as required. e.g., cutters, grinding wheels and electrodes
• Hand finish components to planning requirements
• Demonstrate and promote in-cell standardisation by maintaining: health & safety, 6S, SOPs, daily check sheets, front line asset care, machine first off procedures and date calibration checks
• Book off work in accordance with all production and quality requirements.

Job Requirements

• Meeting daily production targets whilst maintaining quality standards
• Ability to work a range of shifts
• NVQ 1 - Mechanical Engineering (desired not essential)
• Relevant safety certificates e.g., grinding wheel certification (desired not essential)
• Manual handling training may be appropriate in some areas
• Ability to use measuring instruments e.g., vernier, gauges, micrometres, and electronic gauges (training will be provided)
• 6 months experience preferable but not essential
• Knowledge of cutter characteristics and tool life advantageous
• Ability to follow company planning and procedures and recognize abbreviations/symbols

Key Behaviours:

The right candidate for MB Aerospace Newton Abbot is someone who;
• Has a passion for the engineering and the manufacturing sector
• Always looks to learn new skills
• Has flexibility to work a range of different shifts

Salary & Benefits

• MB Aerospace funded opportunities to study production and engineering qualifications.
• 25 days annual holiday + bank holidays.
• Secure on-site parking.
• Contributory pension.
• Health care cash back plan.
• Life insurance.
• Employee Assistance and Lifestyle Programme.
• Entrepreneurial and supportive company culture.
• Hourly Rate: £11.85 per hour after training, up to £18.66 per hour, inclusive of shift premium, see below for further details.

*The main full time shift in which we run at MB Aerospace Newton Abbot is;
7:30am till 4:00pm Monday to Thursday, 7:30am till 12:30pm Friday (for 4 weeks)
12:30pm till 9:00pm Monday to Thursday, 12:30pm - 5:30pm Friday (for 4 weeks) = 19%
shift premium / up to £14.80 per hour
9:00pm - 7:00am Monday to Wednesday, 9:00pm – 6:00am Thursday (for 4 weeks) = 33%
shift premium / up to £16.55 per hour

Where weekend shift is worked, a premium of 50% is applied, taking the hourly rate to £18.66.

The duties of the post may change from time to time without altering their general character or the level of responsibility entailed.

The job holder must:

• Be aware of the Company’s aims, organisational values and behaviours and their impact on this post.
• Carry out the duties of the post in accordance with the Company’s Equality & Inclusivity in Employment Policy.
• Carry out all duties and responsibilities with reasonable care for the health and safety of you and any other person who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work and to co-operate fully with the Company in health and safety matters.
• To comply with the UK GDPR and Data Protection Act.

The above-mentioned duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be called upon to carry out such other appropriate duties as may be required within the grading level of the post and the competence of the post holder.

MB Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MB Aerospace is a subcontractor to the United States Government and provides defense services involving technical data and products governed by the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 C.F.R. parts 120 - 130 and the Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 C.F.R. parts 730 – 774 (“Export Laws”). All candidates are subject to review and governance under such Export Laws and any offer of employment may be subject to additional considerations and/or conditions.

MB Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other protected class. MB Aerospace is committed to ensuring that its online application process provides an equal opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact us.

Function
Operations
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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Quality

Quality Engineer

Motherwell

Job Ref
MW07-02
Location
Motherwell

About Us

MB Aerospace is an international group providing complex engineering solutions to some of the key names in the Aerospace and Defence market. Operating from sites close to our key customers in North America, Asia and Europe, the MB Aerospace group provides advanced technological solutions to the Aerospace and Defence industry, leveraging an in-depth knowledge of fabrications, machining and the global supply chain to support complex aero-engine component manufacture and repair.

The Role

This Quality Engineer role is QA based, working as part of a team helping the company develop and grow, to meet the ever-changing needs of the aerospace business and, achieve the objectives set out in the “Road Map” by continually striving to improve our performance.

Key Responsibilities

• Developing, Improving and Maintaining the QMS, to meet the requirements of AS9100 and specific customer needs along with the Quality Manager.
• Control of specifications; customer and aerospace national / international standards.
• Conducting RCCA investigations resulting from internal / external issues.
• Maintaining data base of approved supplier certification.
• Support supplier performance management including RCCA, metric reporting and improvement projects.
• Review of work orders prior to release for manufacture to operations.
• Liaison with customer regarding complaints and issues.
• Support external customer/certification audits.
• Conduct internal audits per audit schedule (AS9100 internal auditor).
• Carrying out supplier audits / visits as and when requested.
• Support FAIR activities - First Article Inspection Reports for individual components and assemblies in line with customer deliveries.

Job Requirements

• Time Served with 4+ years’ experience within a quality/engineering role.
• Requires in-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes.
• Constantly displays integrity and respect.
• Bases decisions on fact and adopts a disciplined approach.
• Must be self-motivated and possess facilitation skills to be used in a team setting.
• Ability to interpret engineering drawings, geometrical tolerances, and specifications.
• Excellent problem-solving skills (RCA).

The duties of the post may change from time to time without altering their general character or the level of responsibility entailed.

The job holder must:

• Be aware of the Company’s aims, organisational values and behaviours and their impact on this post.
• Carry out the duties of the post in accordance with the Company’s Equality & Inclusivity in Employment Policy.
• Carry out all duties and responsibilities with reasonable care for the health and safety of you and any other person who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work and to co-operate fully with the Company in health and safety matters.
• To comply with the UK GDPR and Data Protection Act.

The above-mentioned duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be called upon to carry out such other appropriate duties as may be required within the grading level of the post and the competence of the post holder.

Benefits

• 25 days annual holiday + bank holidays
• Secure on-site parking
• Contributory pension
• Health care cash back plan
• Life insurance
• Entrepreneurial and supportive company culture


MB Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MB Aerospace is a subcontractor to the United States Government and provides defence services involving technical data and products governed by the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 C.F.R. parts 120 - 130 and the Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 C.F.R. parts 730 – 774 (“Export Laws”). All candidates are subject to review and governance under such Export Laws and any offer of employment may be subject to additional considerations and/or conditions.

Function
Quality
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37 hours a week

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Quality Control Inspector

Motherwell

Job Ref
MW05
Location
Motherwell

Quality Control Inspector
About the Company:
MB Aerospace is an international group providing complex engineering solutions to some of the key names in the Aerospace and Defence markets. Operating from sites close to our key customers in North America, Europe & Asia. The MB Aerospace group provides advanced technological solutions to the Aerospace and Defence industry, leveraging an in-depth knowledge of fabrications, machining and the global supply chain to support complex aero-engine component manufacture and repair.

Job Purpose:
As a Quality Inspector you will provide quality control support to the operations & engineering teams ensuring flawless product inspections throughout the manufacturing cycle. Ensuring product integrity and company processes are followed in accordance with the Company’s Quality Manual. We operate a high mix/high complexity/low volume environment, so you are required to be comfortable working with a broad spectrum of parts/materials. This role is essential in safeguarding MB Aerospace’s reputation for quality is maintained.
In addition to manual inspection work, you will be responsible for the operation of multiple CMM (Co-ordinate Measuring Machines) using PCDMIS & Mitytoyo software. You will also complete non-conformance reporting (NCR's) and support RCCA activity.
Key Responsibility:
• Conduct precise product inspections, ensuring compliance with drawings and documentation for FAIRs, meeting AS9100 and customer specifications.
• Maintain and update documentation pertinent to FAIRs and process quality, contributing to a culture of continuous improvement.
• Manage non-conforming material via the Non-Conformance Reporting system (NCR).
• Actively contribute to problem-solving initiatives, participating in root cause analyses and applying corrective and preventive actions.
• Collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams to elevate quality, address customer returns and facilitating 8D problem-solving.
• Collaborate with engineers, project managers, and other stakeholders to discuss inspection results, resolve issues, and ensure that projects stay on track.
• Keeps measurement equipment operating by following operating instructions; calling for repairs.
• Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
• To work closely with production personnel carrying out first off, final and random inspections using CMM and Mechanical inspection equipment.
• Apply principles of Lean Manufacturing to reduced setup times and improve productivity.


Key Experiences and Qualifications

• Minimum 2 years’ experience working as a quality inspector within a precision engineering industry - Aerospace preferred.
• A good working knowledge of CMMs, handheld metrology instruments and first off inspections.
• The ability to program on CMM machinery (Preferred).
• Read process sheets, blueprints, and sketches of part to determine machining to be done, dimensional specifications, set up, and operating requirements.
• Interpret work instructions.
• Visually inspects final components.
• Use precision measuring instruments & gauging devices and performs various quality inspection type procedures to include dimensional verification· Adhere to all policies and procedures.
• Promotes diversity of ideas
• Customer focused
• Constantly displays integrity and respect
• Actively engages in discussions and openly supports team decision
• Maintain a positive attitude in order to positively influence the process improvement activities throughout the organization

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Recognised apprenticeship in relevant discipline essential
• High level of attention to detail, Computer literate in Microsoft Packages
• Previous experience in similar industry (Aerospace preferrable)
• Proven experience as quality inspector or relevant role.
• Familiarity with inspection equipment – CMMs, manuals.
• Thorough knowledge of quality control standards and inspection methodologies.

Benefits

• MB Aerospace funded opportunities to study production and engineering qualifications
• 25 days annual holiday + bank holidays
• Secure on-site parking
• Contributory pension
• Health care cash back plan
• Life insurance
• Entrepreneurial and supportive company culture

The duties of the post may change from time to time without altering their general character or the level of responsibility entailed.

The job holder must:

• Be aware of the Company’s aims, organisational values and behaviours and their impact on this post.
• Carry out the duties of the post in accordance with the Company’s Equality & Inclusivity in Employment Policy.
• Carry out all duties and responsibilities with reasonable care for the health and safety of you and any other person who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work and to co-operate fully with the Company in health and safety matters.
• To comply with the UK GDPR and Data Protection Act.

The above-mentioned duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be called upon to carry out such other appropriate duties as may be required within the grading level of the post and the competence of the post holder.

MB Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MB Aerospace is a subcontractor to the United States Government and provides defence services involving technical date and products governed by the Arms Export Control Act and the International Administration Regulations (ITAR), 22 C.F.R. parts 120-120 and the Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 C.F.R parts 730-774 (“Export Laws”). All candidates are subject to review and governance under such Export Laws and any offer of employment may be subject to additional considerations and/or conditions.

MB Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other protected class. MB Aerospace is committed to ensuring that its online application process provides an equal opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact us.

Function
Quality
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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NDT Level 3

Newton Abbot

Job Ref
N91-02
Location
Newton Abbot

About Us
MB Aerospace is an international group providing complex engineering solutions to some of the key names in the Aerospace and Defence market. Operating from sites close to our key customers in North America, Asia and Europe, the MB Aerospace group provides advanced technological solutions to the Aerospace and Defence industry, leveraging an in-depth knowledge of fabrications, machining and the global supply chain to support complex aero-engine component manufacture and repair.

The Role
MB Aerospace Newton Abbot manufactures specialist precision components predominantly for the aerospace industry. The role will initially provide NDT Level 3 support to ensure all regulatory and customer requirements are met for Non-Destructive Testing processes in Penetrant and Magnetic Particle methods. Progression to Company Responsible Level 3 is expected after successfully completing an extended period of experience, training and development.

Key Responsibilities
• Training and examination of NDT personnel, ensuring their continued competence to conduct required NDT activities.
• Control and approval of NDT processes to ensure the production of compliant products.
• To ensure the appropriate NDT method is carried out and correctly sequenced within the manufacturing operation.
• Lead the business in preparation for NADCAP and customer audits across the NDT function.
• Act as Nadcap Special Process owner for NDT, Chemical Processing (CP) including pre-FPI Clean & Etch, and Anti-fret paint application. Ensure that all special processes and procedures are robust, fit for purpose and all equipment and tools in use are well maintained and correctly calibrated. Regularly assess Special Process functions for technical adequacy and implement improvements through inspections and structured audits.
• Participate in and oversee the completion of corrective action management processes in relation to NDT, CP and associated processes.
• Responsible for the ongoing review of NDT and CP specifications, standards, and internal documentation to ensure processes meet customer and regulatory requirements
• Maintain Level 2 certification for product acceptance as part of Level 3 duties.
• Conduct regular review of rejected parts against customer specifications and maintain/monitor inspector finding rates.
• Conduct NDT production inspections as required.

Job Requirements
• Certified NDT level 3
• At least 4 years proven experience at Level 2 in fluorescent penetrant and magnetic particle inspection techniques and certified to accept products as part of Level 3 duties in the aerospace sector.
• Minimum HNC Level or equivalent in a relevant Engineering / Technical discipline.
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral), including report writing.
• Demonstrable proficiency in use of Microsoft Office suite of products.
• Ability to prioritise and manage conflicting demands whilst meeting operational deadline requirements.
• Experience in engaging with multiple stakeholders.

Desirable:
• Experience of FMEA, PPAP and AS13000 suite of aerospace standards desirable
• Understanding of Lean / CI principles
• Associate or Practitioner of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), Member of the British Institute of NDT or can demonstrate working towards it
• CQI (or equivalent) qualification in root cause and problem-solving techniques.
• Demonstrable experience in conducting Quality investigations & non-conformance management

Benefits
• MB Aerospace funded opportunities to study production and engineering qualifications
• 25 days annual holiday + bank holidays
• Secure on-site parking
• Contributory pension
• Comprehensive private medical insurance
• Life insurance
• Guaranteed income protection
• Entrepreneurial and supportive company culture


The duties of the post may change from time to time without altering their general character or the level of responsibility entailed.

The job holder must:

• Be aware of the Company’s aims, organisational values and behaviours and their impact on this post.
• Carry out the duties of the post in accordance with the Company’s Equality & Inclusivity in Employment Policy.
• Carry out all duties and responsibilities with reasonable care for the health and safety of you and any other person who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work and to co-operate fully with the Company in health and safety matters.
• To comply with the UK GDPR and Data Protection Act.

The above-mentioned duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be called upon to carry out such other appropriate duties as may be required within the grading level of the post and the competence of the post holder.




MB Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MB Aerospace is a subcontractor to the United States Government and provides defence services involving technical data and products governed by the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 C.F.R. parts 120 - 130 and the Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 C.F.R. parts 730 – 774 (“Export Laws”). All candidates are subject to review and governance under such Export Laws and any offer of employment may be subject to additional considerations and/or conditions.

Function
Quality
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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Supply Chain

Schedule and Supply Chain Planner

Newton Abbot

Job Ref
N87-02
Location
Newton Abbot

About Us

MB Aerospace is an international group providing complex engineering solutions to some of the key names in the Aerospace and Defence market. Operating from sites close to our key customers in North America, Asia and Europe, the MB Aerospace group provides advanced technological solutions to the Aerospace and Defence industry, leveraging an in-depth knowledge of fabrications, machining and the global supply chain to support complex aero-engine component manufacture and repair.

The Role

To ensure shipment of the correct products are delivered in line with customer requirement. Generating, monitoring and maintaining agreed schedules, working closely with all company departments to ensure that targets are met. Communicating directly to customer updating with regular progress reports.

This position sits in Newton Abbot, UK and will report to the Materials Manager.

Key Responsibilities

• Maintains top level customer requirements to drive total manufacturing requirements.
• Analyses customer requirements and creates level-load schedules (if applicable), which satisfy customer requirements and provides a smooth production flow through work centres.
• Creates/submits production schedule options to business unit managers for approval.
• Minimizes inventory levels by accurately managing customer requirements.
• Leads the process for sales order change management resulting from changes in quantity, design configuration, part number, Change in Design effectivity and schedule dates.
• Provides MRP oversight and is the SME for MRP related issues, training and accuracy.
• Working with Operations, leads slow moving WIP process to ensure WIP is flowing through production.
• Supports the Operations team through the analysis and creation of relevant reports.
• Works with Operations to monitor production output against customer requirements.
• Analyses currents systems and submits proposals for implementing improvements if necessary.
• Using customer schedules, leads exception message reduction process to ensure system accuracy.
• Assists in the development and maintenance of a business culture, which supports the Company's overall business objectives and goals, to include issues that involve “cost, quality, process, schedule and people”.
• Ensures the company's commitment to maintain a safe workplace and to protect the environment through the establishment and support of Company policy and adherence to various government regulations.
• Ensures adherence to applicable MB Aerospace internal, federal, state and local laws and regulations related to compliance and takes responsibility to ensure ongoing conformity with such rules and regulations.

Job Requirements

• Qualification in Production and Operations Management, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
• 5+ years’ experience in materials in a manufacturing environment.
• Experience with ERP systems, specifically SAP, as well as Microsoft Excel experience highly preferred.
• Experience with S&OP and MPS processes highly preferred.
• Experience in aerospace industry is preferred.
• Good interpersonal, organizational, analytical and communication skills.
• Well-organized, be able to multi-task and have a high level of attention to detail.
• Customer service driven, able to understand and support the business goals and objectives.
• Experience with Military/Government Contracts considered a plus.


The duties of the post may change from time to time without altering their general character or the level of responsibility entailed.

The job holder must:

• Be aware of the Company’s aims, organisational values and behaviours and their impact on this post.
• Carry out the duties of the post in accordance with the Company’s Equality & Inclusivity in Employment Policy.
• Carry out all duties and responsibilities with reasonable care for the health and safety of you and any other person who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work and to co-operate fully with the Company in health and safety matters.
• To comply with the UK GDPR and Data Protection Act.

The above-mentioned duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be called upon to carry out such other appropriate duties as may be required within the grading level of the post and the competence of the post holder.


MB Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MB Aerospace is a subcontractor to the United States Government and provides defence services involving technical data and products governed by the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 C.F.R. parts 120 - 130 and the Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 C.F.R. parts 730 – 774 (“Export Laws”). All candidates are subject to review and governance under such Export Laws and any offer of employment may be subject to additional considerations and/or conditions.

Function
Supply Chain
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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