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Senior Aerospace Weston

New Product Introduction Engineer

Earby, England, GB

Company: Senior Aerospace Weston

Category: Sales and Related Occupations

Published on 2022-04-06 13:41

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a world class Manufacturing Engineering company, Senior Aerospace Weston. Collaborating with external process partners including Rolls Royce, Airbus and Siemens this could be the next stage in your career development. Senior has Three, Four and five axes CNC machining, in-house design capability, as well as highly skilled convention toolroom machining capability. We are a values-based company where Diversity and Inclusion are part of our DNA.

The role

To collaborate with internal and external process partners to deliver NPI projects on time, in full at the right cost. To deliver a process capable of manufacturing right first time, every time to the Operations Team.


  • Complete feature and process risk reduction through FMEA
  • Complete characterises matrix for products
  • Inspection planning in line with definition requirements including MSA
  • Prove out all machining NPI activities in conjunction with the operations team
  • In conjunction with Technical Department, define and develop cost effective methods of manufacture
  • Create a tool life monitor for all new products
  • Experience of APQP and PPAP requirements
  • Create standard set up sheets for change overs
  • Carry out process capability studies
  • Review and use the BIQ/IPC documentation to ensure all drawing requirements are captured
  • Work with Engineering and Operations teams to complete successful handover from NPI to Production
  • Update and utilise lessons learned log for all NPI projects
  • Complete risk assessments with the project team members
  • Transfer of data between customers and SAW
  • Actively use and track MVA/FPD process with customer
  • Compile FAIR’s and submit to customers

Skills, Experience and Training required

  • Time Served Skilled Engineer with engineering degree and or HNC/D qualified with NPI experience
  • Effective communicator both written & verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems
  • Able to work unsupervised to ensure all above duties are completed
  • Use of process capability software to drive process improvements
  • Minitab will be an advantage (data analysis)
  • Experience in Aero Engine and Aerostructures manufacture would be advantageous

These are the core duties and responsibilities however, additional tasks may be required to meet the needs of an agile business, following agreement with the NPI Manager. 

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