Vacature Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Manufacturing Engineering Manager in Papendrecht

Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Date: 13 Oct 2023

Location: Papendrecht, NL Hoogerheide, NL

GKN Aerospace is reimagining air travel: going further, faster and greener! Fuelled by great people whose expertise and creativity sets the standards in our industry, we're inspired by the opportunities to innovate and break boundaries. We're proud to play a part in protecting the world's democracies. And we're committed to putting sustainability at the centre of everything we do, opening up and protecting our planet. With over 15,000 employees across 41 manufacturing sites in 13 countries we serve over 90% of the world's aircraft and engine manufacturers. There are no limits to where you can take your career.

Job Summary

As our Manufacturing Engineering Manager at GKN Fokker Elmo you are responsible for leading a multi-disciplined, process control focused Manufacturing Engineering team that eliminates defects through deployment of GKN Aerospace Zero Defect Manufacturing (ZDM) tool suite. Your team deploys engineering resources to Production & Development Programs and ensure compliance of these deployed teams to the established functional processes. The team also delivers robust, capable manufacturing process technology as it applies to both materials, tooling, part fabrication and assembly.

Job Responsibilities

As ME manager, you will have the following responsibilities:
• Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring compliance with the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards.
• Develop technical solutions to complex problems. Delivery of a manufacturing system that fulfils all stakeholder requirements including; Safety, Quality, Productibility & Business case
• Lead engineering teams to deliver measurable, metrics driven results in line with Operational and Program goals.
• Deliver class leading engineering solutions to solutions to complex problems
• Develop, deploy and maintain functional engineering standards.
• Develop and deliver manufacturing engineering training strategy for the business. Lead capability & career development of the engineering team.
• Build a culture of process control, Zero Defect Manufacturing (ZDM) mind-set in the manufacturing engineering team.
• Responsible for the implementation of tooling and or production planning, from original concept through to production. Design these processes with a high degree of process capability utilizing the GKN standard ZDM tool suite to demonstrate as such.
• Accountable for product development, new product quotes, tool fabrication quotes, first article development, configuration changes that involve cost estimation, schedule coordination, build process definition, and implementation
• Maintain positive, team relationships with internal and external customers, as well as co-workers
• Continuously improve production processes by implementing Lean initiatives.

What do you have to offer to be successful

• Technical expertise in Manufacturing Engineering, with a professional qualification / background (bachelor/university degree) in engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical).
• Knowledge and experience in a high-quality production /delivery driven environment.
• Experience of managing New Product / Process introduction (industrialisation) & existing production process improvements.
• 5-10 years of industry experience, ideally in Manufacturing Engineering.
• Approximately 5 years of leadership/ managerial experience.
• Ability to influence people, build trust and establish effective working relationships within a global organization.
• Working knowledge of LEAN processes and practices.
• Working knowledge of quality system models such as ISO9000, AS9100, or D1-9000.

What we do at GKN Fokker Elmo

At GKN Fokker ELMO, we make wiring harnesses for aircraft, which connect all the electrical systems in an aircraft. To make the wiring harnesses, we have everything in-house from start to finish. From complete engineering to our final product, the ready-to-use wiring harnesses, we do this for well-known aircraft manufacturers such as Boeing, Airbus, and Lockheed-Martin for both civil and military aircraft.
We produce these wiring harnesses worldwide at several sites. In Papendrecht / Hoogerheide we have 800 employees. This is what Fokker ELMO is all about: quality and therefore airworthiness.

What do we have to offer you

We offer an innovative and international environment in which we work in a High Tech organization with a rich history in the field of aircraft manufacturing. Our organization exudes a passion for technology and our employees are rightly proud of what they develop and build.
Once you're on board, you are entitled to a fantastic range of benefits, including:
• A gross monthly salary between € 5.973 and € 7.690 (junior until senior level) based on the CAO Metalektro.
• Profit-sharing scheme.
• 42 paid holidays for full-time employment (29 holidays and 13 adv-days).
• A one-year contract, with the prospect of permanent employment.
• Working conditions according to the CAO Metalektro, including an excellent pension scheme and travel allowance (from 10 kilometers one way).
• A pleasant and informal working environment, in which we work together to achieve the best result for our customers in a pleasant atmosphere.
As well as a competitive package we'll offer you a world of opportunity. We want to see your career fly! We'll support your career progression by providing you with learning and development opportunities. That's the beauty of being part of a global business, once you're on board you never know where you career journey may take you!

To make your start as successful as possible, we will provide you with an extensive training program. The content and duration of this depends on the role and experience you bring and will take place at our location in Hoogerheide.
After this familiarization period, during which you will get to know the processes within Fokker Elmo extensively, you will start work in Papendrecht in collaboration with colleagues!

Questions or apply directly

Please apply online by sending us your CV and motivation letter. For additional questions you can contact: Duggert, Talent Acquistion, via email - . Due to data privacy reasons we do not handle any applications sent by email.

We'll offer you fantastic challenges and amazing opportunities. This is your chance to be part of an organisation that has proven itself to be at the cutting edge of our industry; and is committed to pushing the boundaries even further. And with some of the best training on offer in the industry, who knows how far you can go?

Everyone is welcome to apply to GKN.

Functie:manager manufacturing engineering
Salaris:5973 – 7690
Uren per week:1 – 40

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