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Assembler/Tester

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Location: Fareham, HANTS, United Kingdom
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Mar 27, 2024
Job ID: 46687

Job Description
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To manufacture & test various components and assemblies using recognized processes / skills.  Producing quality finished components and assemblies in accordance with drawings and manufacturing build specifications to aerospace standards.

Participates in or leads MPS activities, e.g. 5S, TPM, 5Y, kaizen, DLA, etc

Entry Level Requirements

• To work efficiently within agreed standards, without supervision (once trained).
• To work accurately and pay attention to detail.
• To work as a team member with a flexible attitude to work.
• To be responsible for housekeeping and tidiness on the shop floor and participate in 6S activities.
• To be able to set up jigs, fixtures and equipment for assembly or test purposes.
• To be an expert in at least one of the processes listed below 
• To actively participate in root cause analysis investigations.
• To be familiar with the Health and Safety policies for the company and to attend mandatory updates when required.
• Participate in kaizen events with the team to improve for example 6S, processes, layout/product flow, equipment reliability, Quality, cost reduction, cycle time, change over time, maintenance.
• Regular consistent and punctual attendance is required. 
• Any other duties as assigned

Higher grade requirements
• To be pro-active in aiding the Team Leader / management team in improving the efficiency of the operation in terms of Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery.
• Providing training for the team in both production of components and MPS tools e.g. performing 6S audits, TPM
• Raising Quality notifications, MIGOing production orders in SAP, etc
• Working with the PE team to improve tooling, processes and work instructions, including making prototype tooling and parts and writing draft work instructions.
• Working with the PE, QE, purchasing and Engineering team to introduce new products.
• Lead kaizen events with the team to improve for example 6S, processes, layout/product flow, equipment reliability, Quality, cost reduction, cycle time, change over time, maintenance.
 

Field of Study/Area of Experience

·         Extensive practical manufacturing experience gained in a progressive, modern manufacturing environment.

·         Solid experience of Mechanical assembly.

·         Solid experience of Manufacturing Operations within a Safety critical environment

·         Skilled in manufacturing processes of aerospace or automotive industry and experience in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma process improvements

·         Product testing/measurement experience, such as; Insulation resistance testing, Dielectric testing, continuity testing, Helium leak testing, gauging, Digital calipers, Micrometer, NDT Processes (including X-Ray & Dye Penetrant Inspection)

·         Demonstrates a high level of ethical behavior

·         Able to use Microsoft Office and database/ERP management tools (SAP)

·         Experience of performing manual assembly operations – manual dexterity

·         Skilled in the reading and interpretation of engineering drawings and work instructions

·         Good eye sight including depth perception

·           Normal color vision

·           Understanding of lean tools such as 6S, 5Y, TPM, Kanban

·         Experience of at least two of the following processes:

o    Manual Welding (TIG) – Approved – (thin gauge welding/fine gauge – not heavy duty welding)

o    Machine Welding (TIG)

o    Vacuum Brazing

o    CNC Bending

o    Mechanical fitting

o    Laser/Dot peen part marking

o    Grit blasting

·         Ideally (but not essential) experience of the following processes:

o    Manual Machining, e.g. Turning

o    Machine Swaging

o    Soldering (J-STD 001)         

o    Coil Winding

o    Induction brazing

o    Resistance Welding

o    Encapsulation / Potting

o    Electron Beam Welding

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

·         Good verbal & written communication skills

·         Good interpersonal skills

·         Well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task

·         Ability to ensure a high level of service and quality is maintained

·         Manual dexterity to an intricate level            

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