Midland Aerospace

Vacancies

We currently have vacancies for the following roles. Please download our application form opposite and apply in writing with a copy of your CV to the address at the bottom of the page or via email.

Tool Management Engineer

Job Summary

Midland Aerospace has an exciting new opportunity within a long established manufacturing organisation, using a variety of Machining and Fabrication processes to manufacture their products from our modern purpose built facility located in Sutton-in-Ashfield.

We supply components into the civil and military Aerospace and Defence industry sectors, and have a vision to develop these and wider markets making the working environment fascinating and challenging.

A requirement has now arisen for an experienced Production Support / coordinator role.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preset tooling to defined engineered standards in line with production schedule
  • Catalogue fixtures and control issue to shop floor.
  • Identify process improvements to improve cost control, reduced downtime etc.
  • Organising and maintaining the tooling storage
  • Ensuring tools are maintained to a high standard, monitoring stock (ordering where needed via Purchasing) and replacing parts
  • Perform running adjustments and fault finding. Assist maintenance and tooling in machine and tooling repairs.
  • Continuous improvement

Person Specification

  • Experience working within a precision engineering / manufacturing industry
  • Experience working with 5-axis multi axis machine tools
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawing requirements
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Effective technical skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Work well as an individual and as part of a team

 

Benefits

  • Benefits include a 39 hour working week; early finish on a Friday; discounted website portal for discounted retailers and gyms; Cycle 2 Work via Halford; Techsave and Toolsave scheme.

If you are interested in the above opportunity please click here to email your cv and covering letter.

QE

Job Summary

Midland Aerospace has an exciting opportunity within a long established manufacturing organisation, using a variety of Machining and Fabrication processes to manufacture their products from our modern purpose built facility located in Sutton-in-Ashfield.

We supply components into the civil and military Aerospace and Defence industry sectors, and have a vision to develop these and wider markets making the working environment fascinating and challenging.

A requirement has now arisen for an experienced Quality Engineer to join the Company.

The candidate shall be time served and have machining or fabrication background within the Aerospace industry, along with the following requirements:

  • Experience of working with AS9100 requirements
  • Perform Quality Assurance (QA) activities, by ensuring correct implementation of procedures and processes, to ensure product quality meets the stated requirements
  • Use of quality tools and techniques such as 5 Why, 8D, PPAP, FMEA
  • Able to read engineering drawings
  • Confident undergoing customer Audits
  • Conducting Route Cause Investigations and handling Customer Non-Conformances
  • Measurement and analysis of Non-quality events in QMS to aid and direct continuous process improvement
  • Work & Rework Instruction approval
  • Previous Internal and External auditing experience to AS9100 level
  • Able to mentor and provide guidance to colleagues
  • Develop continuous improvement projects using lean toolbox techniques
  • Producing and reviewing Company Operating Procedures
  • Produce concise management reports, presentations, minutes and actions, generally using Microsoft Office

Job Type / Category

Working hours: Monday - Thursday 07:30-16:30 and Friday 07:30-12:30

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • HNC/HND/Degree in Aerospace, Engineering, Quality or Production qualifications
  • Excellent communicator at any level
  • Ability to influence at all levels internally and externally,
  • Appreciation of standard measuring systems and methodologies
  • Analytical skills and methodical approach to problem resolutions and root cause investigation
  • Promote the use of quality tools and methods, especially risk management and metrics
  • Organised, practical and logical in work approach
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Right first-time approach
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK

Desirable:

  • Previous experience of QMS, Q-Pulse and Job boss an advantage
  • CI qualifications like six sigma or green belt would be advantageous
  • Engineering / Machine shop experience
  • SME Aerospace experience preferred

Person specification

  • Industry experience - Aerospace (ideal), Nuclear, Medical or Automotive (high end), Motorsport: all with high tolerances (+/-0.01mm, Airbus SO4 and S104 stds)
  • Working to AS9100 / EASA Part 21 (G) standards (ideal)
  • Must have good team working skills coupled with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Good IT and systems skills
  • Customer facing and excellent communication skills
  • Flexible and forward thinker with a 'can do' attitude
  • Ideally located within easy local commute to Sutton-in-Ashfield site.

Benefits

Benefits include a 39 hour working week; early finish on a Friday; discounted website portal for discounted retailers and gyms; Cycle 2 Work via Halford; Techsave and Toolsave scheme.

If you are interested in the above opportunity please click here to email your cv and covering letter.

Quality Manager

Job Summary

Midland Aerospace has an exciting new opportunity within a long established manufacturing organisation, using a variety of Machining and Fabrication processes to manufacture their products from our modern purpose built facility located in Sutton-in-Ashfield.

We supply components to the civil and military Aerospace and Defence industry sectors, and have a vision to develop these and wider markets making the working environment fascinating and challenging.

The role will be responsible for ensuring quality through the production development cycle and ensure quality requirements are maintained through the manufacturing and NPI processes.

Role Responsibilities

  • Lead, guide and support quality team and other key business stakeholders
  • Ensure compliance to legislation and group requirements
  • Develop and maintain an effective quality management system
  • Drive the business right first time approach and quality, maintained through proactive problem solving and improvement methodologies.
  • Leading and implementing preventive methods, driving quality at source, APQP and continuous improvement techniques.
  • Responsible for NADCAP for special processes and AS9100 accreditation of the QMS
  • Responsible for recording of all internal and external non-conformances through Q-Pulse software
  • Responsible for reporting monthly, weekly and daily quality non-conformity trend data and creation of relevant Pareto Charts and KPI’s
  • Customer interface for related quality issues
  • Responsible for the effectiveness of the Material Review Board (MRB) process to disposition non-conforming internal and external parts in a timely manner
  • Responsible for all aspects of product and regulatory compliance in accordance with CAA, EASA, and MOD requirements
  • Create, maintain and execute an internal/external audit program considering both internal functions and supply chain
  • Reduce the non-conformance of products within the business by driving continuous improvements, Right First Time strategies and Root Cause Analysis Corrective Actions (RCCA).
  • Ensure the application of industrial process control tools (process mapping, MSA, PFMEA, Control Plans, DCM, FVRA) where applicable
  • Compliance to all company procedures especially, Health and safety, Quality and Environmental.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree in a relevant manufacturing engineering discipline
  • Technical expertise in quality management
  • Proven comprehensive knowledge of complex component measurement using a multitude of measure equipment types (CMM contact / scanning / non-contact, Contour, Roundness, Roughness, Air gauging, Hand held gauge, etc)
  • Continuous improvement or lean manufacturing experience, preferably a certification in Six Sigma
  • Familiar with the EASA certification process requirements
  • Proficient understanding of regulatory/compliance in an aerospace environment including the AS9100 quality systems.
  • Knowledge of processes and equipment required to manufacture complex mechanical components including machining, cleaning, testing and inspection.
  • Working knowledge of Production Part Approval Process and associated qualification requirements.
  • Ability to influence and negotiate with internal and external customers.
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Have a good understanding of lean principles
  • Have a “Can Do” Attitude

Benefits

Benefits- online discount portal for retailers and gyms, Cycle2work scheme, tool and techsave scheme, on site parking, 25 days holiday, early Friday finish

Toolsave scheme.

If you are interested in the above opportunity please click here to email your cv and covering letter.

3 Axis operator

Job Description

Midland Aerospace has an exciting new opportunity within a long established manufacturing organisation, using a variety of Machining and Fabrication processes to manufacture their products from our modern purpose built facility located in Sutton-in-Ashfield.

We supply components into the civil and military Aerospace and Defence industry sectors, and have a vision to develop these and wider markets making the working environment fascinating and challenging.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Experience of running HAAS, DMG (mainly) & Hermle machines – to cover multiple programs & product spread.
  • Experience of working multiple machines.
  • Setting and operating above machine types (Spindle probing, Datum setting, key characteristics and G,D&T, tool offsetting, program selection/saving, Balluff handling).
  • Reading 2D engineering drawings.
  • Recording productive time on manufacturing systems and managing Route Cards.
  • Involvement in team activities such as 5S, TPM, SQDCP board discussions, OEE and other improvement activities.
  • Promoting and maintaining a safe work environment and practices.
  • Self-inspection of parts produced, resolving Non-Conformance (NCR) issues.
  • Experienced use of standard measuring systems and methodologies.

Qualifications:

  • The Ideal candidate will have an academic background if possible with NVQ level 3 / City & Guilds in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Requires time served on programming / editing via Haas control systems (Fanuc or Mazak will also be considered).

Person spec

  • Industry experience - Aerospace (ideal), Nuclear, Medical or Automotive (high end), Motorsport: all with high tolerances (+/-0.01mm, Airbus SO4 and S104 stds).
  • Working to AS9100 / EASA Part 21 (G) standards (ideal).
  • Must have good team working skills coupled with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Flexible and forward thinker with a 'can do' attitude.
  • Ideally located within easy local commute to Sutton-in-Ashfield site.

Benefits include a 39 hour working week; discounted website portal for discounted retailers and gyms; Cycle 2 Work via Halford; Techsave and Toolsave scheme.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £9.55 to £12.08 /hour

If you are interested in the above opportunity please click here to email your cv and covering letter.

 


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