Manufacturing Engineer - Inspection

Coventry £40,000 - £55,000 p.a. Contract

Job Reference: 013431

The High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) is a collaboration between the University of Birmingham and Rolls-Royce. The facility will enable a halving of the lead-time for the design & make of turbine components; develop novel techniques to enable future design styles and manufacturing systems and accelerate cost reduction & casting yield improvement activities. This is a chance to work within a co-located design and manufacturing engineering teams within the HTRC and in close collaboration with a wide range of research engineers from the relevant academic fields. Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit they are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer - Inspection. The purpose of the role is to contribute to research and project delivery in manufacturing technologies. With a focus on advanced inspection technologies for Turbine Components.



Benefits: 33 days holiday, flexible working week, Smart Holiday system, Life Assurance, Payment of professional subscriptions, Plus many others.



The Role


The role of Manufacturing Engineer - Inspection will focus on the following key duties and responsibilities:

  • To undertake innovative research tasks to developing new technology into industry.

  • Develop research methods for individual projects related to metrology capabilities.

  • Capture & define project requirements that identifies gaps in technology/ understanding.

  • Ensure that research work is undertaken to meet or exceed the customers‘ quality expectations and within the budgets and timescales allocated to each project.

  • Work with the design and manufacturing leads to formulate a plan that maps out the sequence of trials/ experiments that furnishes the gap in knowledge.

  • Work with the OEM, Specialists, Plant CA teams to co-ordinate, manage and help execute trials on test pieces and hardware that address the technology challenges.

  • Prepare material for Capability Acquisition Reviews (CAR), Manufacturing Capability Readiness Level (MCRL) packs and technology updates aligned to the HP components.

  • Support & build up the inspection strategy for small, complex parts exhibiting novel features.



The Person


The successful candidate for the Manufacturing Engineer - Inspection will have experience in metrology processes. A good exposure to the industrial environment would be beneficial with an ability to pragmatically facilitate solution implementation. Further attributes and experience and qualification required includes:

  • A degree or equivalent in an engineering, science and/ or materials discipline is essential.

  • Knowledge of advanced inspection methods and their application to both dimensional and attribute inspection is advantageous.

  • The post holder will need to be able to demonstrate a level of autonomy with supervision required in more complex projects / tasks. The successful applicant must have strong stakeholder management skills and able to articulate themselves confidently; good communication and presentation skills are necessary.

  • The candidate should have demonstrated experience in delivery of technical packages of work.

  • Worked with and/or familiar with destructive and non-destructive inspection techniques

  • Operated/ familiar with x-ray/ 3D CT equipment and output analysis.

  • Previous experience optical devices to analyse geometric measurement

  • Familiar with measurement quality standards.



To apply for the Manufacturing Engineer - Inspection please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding

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