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Jig & Tooling Engineer

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  • Location:

    Stevenage

  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £30 - £40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jake Appleton

  • Email:

    Jake.Appleton@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH32644_1683806989

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    10 June 2023

  • Start date:

    ASAP

JIG & TOOLING ENGINEER - INSIDE IR35 - £40 PER HOUR - BPSS - 6 MONTHS - STEVENAGE - LIKELY EXTENSION - SINGLE STAGE INTERVIEW

Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for a Jig & Tooling Engineer to work a 6 month contract working from our client's site in Stevenage.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Definition, design and supply of Mechanical Ground Support Equipment (MGSE) and tooling for the manufacture, test and delivery of satellite/spacecraft structures.
  • Provision of estimates and schedules and thereafter the control of the design, structural analysis, supplier selection, manufacturing reviews and acceptance/qualification testing. .
  • An awareness of safety issues associated with Mechanical Handling Equipment
  • Creation of technical documents to ensure the manufacture, testing and safe usage of MGSE to company standards.
  • To develop and build relationships both internally and externally and work as part of a team
  • Actively seek to develop own learning and skills
  • Ability to deliver multiple tasks to set time frames with minimal supervision
  • Able to organise and manage own workload
  • The ability to understand and use company systems and software
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written (internally and externally)
  • Responsible for the delivery of MGSE and Tooling to project on Quality, Cost & Schedule.
  • Suggest process improvements considering business benefits
  • Takes responsibility for implementing improvements
  • Awareness of the need to involve others as required

Skills/Experience Required

ESSENTIAL:

  • Typically 2 year's relevant experience in a Manufacturing based design engineering role.
  • Appreciation of Mechanical Ground Support Equipment & Tooling manufacturing techniques
  • Creation of technical reports to cover the use and legislative impacts on all equipment
  • Time served engineering apprenticeship or equivalent qualifications.
  • Experienced in dealing with customers and suppliers
  • A background in an engineering environment, preferably within the space sector
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experienced in technical documentation writing

DESIRABLE:

  • A good understanding of MGSE/tooling manufacture and design philosophies
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