Manufacturing Engineer - Purchasing,
An interesting opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Engineer - Purchasing (MEP) to join our team in Solihull.
In this role, you will govern the execution of Manufacturing Engineering activities in the External Supply Chain to assure the development, maintenance and continuous improvement of manufacturing processes and/or methods of manufacture which are capable of meeting and continuing to meet business and customer requirements for safety, quality, cost, deliver rate and lead-time (SQCD).
You will also assess the capability of manufacturing suppliers and support source selection and approval in the supply chain. Where required, you will act as Product Introduction (PI) Component Lead, integrating the manufacturing engineering activities across the complete value stream as the primary Manufacturing Engineering representative within the core IPT for their owned part(s).
At Rolls-Royce, we pioneer the power that matters to our customers, to society and to the planet.
We deliver the best jet engines in the world. Through intelligent innovation and active collaboration, we’re putting our customers at the forefront of the aviation industry – and we keep them there. Our product portfolio powers more than 35 types of commercial aircraft, and with over 13,000 engines in-service around the world; we’re keeping the world flying.
HSE - Responsible for raising concerns relating to Health, Safety & Environmental Standards in the supplier.
Product Safety - Ensure that manufacturing processes are capable of achieving and sustaining the design intent, and that processes are followed so that our products and those of our suppliers conform to their specification. Rigorously raise, investigate and resolve safety related issues.
Quality - Promote a culture of zero defects within the external supply chain. Work with the supplier to reduce risk and drive product Right First Time. Ensure compliance to all relevant company, legislative and technical policies and standards including RRMS, SABRe and Export Control and Intellectual Property requirements.
Technical Authority - Ensure application of manufacturing process controls within their area of accountability, with authorisation subject to appropriate delegation, e.g. FAIR, PCA approval.
Requirements - Identify and develop opportunities in the supply chain for new or improved manufacturing processes, digital systems and technologies to meet current or future requirements.
Planning - Plan and manage activities including schedule, resources and costs, gaining buy-off and communicating current status to relevant stakeholders. Ensure issues and risks are resolved to meet project timescales.
Develop and deploy Capability- In collaboration with external supply chain, develop, implement, validate, maintain and continuously improve manufacturing processes, digital systems and/or methods of manufacture; Capture, analyse and use data to demonstrate and improve the current and future capability of manufacturing processes; review the Technical packages for acceptability; resolve technical issues/problems/arisings related to the production methods in a structured way, to requirements for safety, quality, cost, deliver rate and leadtime (SQCD).
Professionally Qualified Engineer (e.g. UK minimum HND/foundation degree or other national equivalent)
Understanding of Manufacturing Engineering processes relevant to the role of manufacturing Engineer – Purchasing/ Supplier Quality Manufacturing Engineer
Awareness of Manufacturing Systems and enabling software tools relevant to the business
Recognised national or international engineering accreditation (e.g. UK IEng or CEng) - desirable
We offer excellent development, a competitive salary and exceptional benefits. These include bonus, employee support assistance and employee discounts.
Pioneer optimum performance. Join us and you’ll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for brilliance and innovation.
We are an equal opportunities employer. We’re committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures give us different perspectives. And the more perspectives we have, the more successful we’ll be. By building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential.
You can learn more about our global Diversity and Inclusion strategy here .
So that you can be your best at work and home, we’ll consider flexible working arrangements for everyone, in any role.
Closing date: 5th January 2022
15 Dec 2021; 00:12