Mechanical Production Engineer

Morson International
£28.00 p hour
09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Our Client based in Stevenage has a requirement for a Mechanical Engineer to undertake the below contract role. Job Summary To provide Mechanical Engineering support to the production of satellite Communications Modules and Scientific Payloads, based on robust processes, activity control sheets (ACSs) and procedures. Leading the closure of ACSs and procedures. Organising the assembly area by the means of floor plans and interfacing with the area controller on the project's needs. Project Preparation Phase Support the customisation phase starting at the project kick off. Support project DMU (Digital mock-up/design for manufacture) sessions to ensure Design for Manufacture. Support in the creation of documentation required for the production phases, including ACS inputs, work instructions, and procedures. Project Operational Phase Support the Lead Engineering team in periods of high workload. Support process owners with observation resolution and operational activities. Support quality reviews and Root Cause Analysis Support in the production of re-work instructions based on project requirements and identify parts and tooling required to carry them out. Non Project Design of tooling / build aids for assembly execution Support to R&D Training module creation and maintenance. Responsible for ensuring that our working modes and processes are standardised, optimised, and current. Produce new processes, undertake process improvement and maintenance and monitor process implementation in operations. Required Experience Good understanding and detailed experience of all types of mechanical systems. Including but not limited to:- Lean manufacturing techniques including 5S, root cause analysis and continuous improvement. Support to production Prepare and carry out environmental tests (Vibration, Acoustic, Mass properties, Thermal) at unit, subsystem, instrument and spacecraft level. Support propulsion testing. Handling and installation of thermal hardware. Mechanical integration and testing of electronic units, subsystems and instruments, mechanisms, antennas, solar arrays, mechanical sub-systems, instruments, payloads and spacecraft and control the documentation associated with performing these tasks. Desired experience Experience of Lean engineering Clean room experience Aerospace experience Mechanical design / validation / experience FMEA Experience Knowledge of continuous improvement philosophies Knowledge of Health and Safety principles and their application to the specific environment Rudimentary understanding of RF properties and associated risks.

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