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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