Manufacturing Engineer Industrial Placement

by Collins Aerospace


Job Details

Deadline: 4th February 2022
Salary: £20,000
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Aeronautical Engineering, Manufacturing
Location: South East
City: Banbury

Manufacturing Engineer Industrial Placement

Job Overview

To provide effective and efficient support to the Operations value stream, helping to ensure that products are delivered to customer on time, to the correct quality in a safe manner.
Your key responsibilities will include;

  • Providing day to day support to Operations, helping to ensure that safety, quality and output targets are met for a given area of the Banbury facility
  • Authoring, implementing and maintaining a robust ‘standard work’ process deck that meets stringent quality management system requirements
  • Ensuring manufacturing methods and processes within the facility are capable of meeting requirements for quality, delivery rate, cost and lead time
  • Developing, improving and providing innovation to the manufacturing process, including the trial and implementation of new technologies
  • Supporting quality issue investigations, quickly providing robust containment actions and conducting root cause analysis to implement permanent corrective actions
  • Supporting new product introduction activities, ensuring that new capabilities / methods are at the required level of readiness for production


Personal Characteristics/ Qualifications

  • Current undergraduate studying an engineering related degree.
  • An understanding of manufacturing systems, production flow lines and the introduction of new technologies
  • Technically competent with the ability to read engineering drawings and reports, and metrology results
  • An awareness of current EH&S legislation
  • Knowledge of Lean principles and quality problem solving tools
  • Experience with CAD packages
  • Self-motivated with excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Flexible approach, calm under pressure and responsive to change
  • Good interpersonal and people management skills
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Operates with the highest level of personal integrity.
  • Computer literate; familiar with general PC software (e.g. Windows, MS Office)
  • Good written and oral English language skills

This is a great opportunity to broaden your personal development and experience exciting challenges. If you’re interested in a Manufacturing Engineer Work Placement with Collins Aerospace, we would love to hear from you.

IMPORTANT: Candidates must be able to commit to the full 12 month placement (apart from the 25 days annual holiday).

About Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Every 12 seconds a flight around the world takes off – and our work is on it. We propel aerospace, defence and the other industries we support far beyond imagination, but there is more work to be done. We need your ideas, inspiration and solutions to continue to help us redefine aerospace.

How to apply

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Your application will go through a variety of selection methods which may result in an interview. Please note that as we find suitable candidates we will no longer accept applications for this opportunity so we suggest you apply as early as possible to have the best chance of success!

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