Employment type: Permanent
Employment basis: Full Time
Location: Southampton / Lee-on-Solent
Salary: Very Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Britten-Norman is the producer of one of the most successful civil aircraft ever manufactured in the UK & it is now the UK’s only independent civil aircraft manufacturer. The company is also a leading aerospace SME, offering a market leading range of aviation related services both within the UK and internationally.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Britten Norman. Due to ongoing growth we are now recruiting for a Lead Production Planning Engineer to join us at our team.
This role is to provide technical support to the production team. Leading the team in process improvement initiatives and ensuring comprehensive manufacturing processes are being followed.
Main tasks will include but are not limited to:
Create full and comprehensive working processes associated with all aspects of the aircraft manufacture
Liaise with the Design Office to provide custom and support to the design process and work on the production plan
Provide full technical support to the BNA production team
Take a leading role in process improvement initiatives
Key Skills and Attributes:
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Methodical and organised approach
A positive attitude & enthusiastic to work in growing company
Proactive team player
Once established in the role confident to work autonomously
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
5 GCSEs including English & Maths at Grade C or above
Full Aircraft apprenticeship – Desirable
HNC/ Degree/ professional qualification within Mechanical Engineering – Desirable
Proven experience within this or similar role
A sound knowledge of aircraft structures and control systems
33 days holiday (inclusive of Bank and Public Holidays)
Contributory pension scheme
Eligibility to join the healthcare scheme following probation period
We aim to respond to all applications within 3 weeks. If you do not hear from us in this time please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
All roles within Britten Norman are subject to Security Vetting, the company will progress this within a new starter’s probation period.