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Development Technician

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£23000 - £28000
17 Sep 2018
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A leading Aerospace company is looking to recruit a Development Technician to join their Leicester manufacturing facility.

Working as part of the Technical Team you will be required to build products, while also provide training to others within the company on the use of these products. You will also be required to produce manufacturing specifications based on these products.

You will be asked to provide support to the engineering department regarding new product launches, process improvement and also problem-solving. The role will allow you to utilize your production experience to grow your career into a design, process improvement, and materials role.

You will be required to complete a number of key responsibilities during your role:
-Use manual techniques to develop new manufacturing processes
-Write manufacturing processes
-Analyse current designs and processes for improvement/ redevelopment
-Support operations colleagues with resolving in process and tooling issues
-Standardization of processes
-Evaluate product non- conformances and recommend design modifications
-Create and release product requirements, design specifications and design descriptions for assigned projects.
-Interact with manufacturing resources to support design for manufacturability, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.
-Champion continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, Cost, and Delivery, as well as participate as a cross-functional team member in pursuing assigned initiatives to a successful and timely conclusion.

For the role you will be required to have the following skills:

-Significant technical knowledge & experience of elastomer (rubber) processing, forming practices, and associated production equipment.
-Good Maths & English skills - ability to read drawing measurements and create/complete documentation effectively.
-Ability to work to safety and quality standards.
-Good computer skills required.
-Good communication skills, with the ability to collaborate across departments
-Ability to establish and document critical information in work instructions.
-Problem-solving attitude is essential, knowledge of basic problem-solving techniques would be preferable but not essential.
-Proactive and positive attitude towards continuous and process improvement.

The ability to read and interpret technical drawings is desirable but not essential.

Please send your CV to be considered for this exciting and unique opportunity.

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