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  • Job reference: RMS0175039

Materials and Process Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/05/2017
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time left:
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The Company:
makes the freedom of flight possible by designing, manufacturing and supporting the world's best aircraft. Its people around the globe are united by a passion for aviation, as well as their desire to create better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly.

The Role:
* To act as the interface between final Customer and Project Team for Materials and process for Materials and Processes
* To undertake sub-contractors' data pack reviews for various Project milestones (PDR, CDR, MRR, TRR etc.) for all sub-systems comprising the Spacecraft and acting as M&P technical authority
* To compile Spacecraft level M&P database
* To lead M&P audits and chair M&P review meetings with sub-primes and Final Customer's participation (e.g. MPCB - Materials and Process Control Boards).
* To provide M&P support to the Project Team for resolutions of non-conformances (NCRs, NRBs) RFWs (Requests for Waivers) & RFA (Request for Approval) for all sub-systems comprising the Spacecraft.
* To provide M&P expertise during tender evaluation reviews or kick-off meetings for selecting new subcontractors.
* To travel overseas to attend/conduct M&P and Project level review boards by assessing risks for the use of critical Materials and/or processes
* To travel overseas to attend/conduct M&P and Project level review boards by assessing risks for the use of critical materials and/or processes

* Considerable demonstrable experience as M&P Engineer
* Experience of dealing with suppliers and sub-contractors (in the M&P field)
* Ability to interface with Prime Client (e.g. ESA)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Degree level materials science/ Materials Engineering
* Excellent communications skills both written and oral
* Demonstrable ability to organise and direct the course of technical meetings.
* Ability to interface with Prime client
* Fluent written and spoken English

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Knowledge of ESA databases and ESA's M&P standards and specifications

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.