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  • Job reference: RMS0192824

Manufacturing Project Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/04/2018
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (07/05/18)
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The Role:
Role Purpose:
Responsible for the identification, management and delivery of all Manufacturing tasks and deliverables on their allocated project(s), from support to tender through to delivery to the customer.

Key Activities:
The MPE will be the appointed single point of contact for Manufacturing for their allocated project(s). Key responsibilities will include,

- Ownership and control of all Manufacturing activities associated with their specific project(s), including planning and management of Manufacturing resources to ensure on-time delivery to cost and quality
- Development and execution of the manufacturing plan
- Ensure Manufacturing activities are delivered in compliance with BP3.4 and associated working practices
- Promote safe systems of work throughout the project lifecycle and facility operations
- Support to tendering to include forecasting of resources, costs and timescales for project delivery
- Support to make-buy assessments throughout the project lifecycle, supporting ANES business strategy
- Support to the Project Manager including project reporting for Manufacturing scope
- Represent Manufacturing in internal progress meetings and customer facing meeting
- Liaise with the Manufacturing Production team and Supply Chain to understand manufacturing process capability
- Input to Design for Manufacture activities during design development, including support and attendance at Design Reviews
- Development of product method of manufacture, including identification of jigs, fixture and tooling required for production and test
- Manufacturing acceptance of the definitive design, demonstrating the design can be manufactured, assembled, inspected, tested etc
- Production and maintenance of mile long parts lists, upkeep of IBS data, production of route cards, production of MITP and/or Manufacturing Quality Plan, and Manufacturing Part Definition, including sketches and electronic data files
- Support stakeholder functions in the production of procurement specifications, NDT procedures, weld procedures, weld maps, test specifications, and inspection and quality requirements
- Expedite parts through production, test and commissioning, inspection and despatch as required
- Take the lead in the resolution of Manufacturing issues and concessions
- Feed the LTQR team with records and documents collated/developed during the product lifecycle
- Identification of contract variations and as appropriate, and communication to the Project Manager
- Develop effective communications and relationships within the manufacturing team
- Support the business Continuous Sustainable Improvement Plans (CSIP) as required

Essential experience, knowledge and skills:
The MPE should,
- 3 years relevant experience delivering small to medium manufacturing work packages of varying complexity
- have in depth knowledge of machining, fabrication and assembly techniques, and a good working knowledge of welding, NDT techniques and Nuclear Quality Grades
- be able to develop a cost effective method of manufacture backed up by affordable plans
- have demonstrable experience of delivering to time, cost and quality in a similar role
- be able to produce manufacturing documentation
- be time served through Manufacture with a minimum HND in a relevant discipline

The Company:
Your future in Nuclear. Specialising in the design and manufacture of bespoke engineering solutions for the nuclear energy, nuclear decommissioning and defence markets, our client is a key player. They design, engineer, manufacture, assemble, test, commission and install, as well as offering ongoing specialist support services. They are a core subsidiary of a global Italian group that operates in over 90 countries and is Italy's largest supplier, installer and service provider in this sector.

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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