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Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location:
    Gloucester
  • Type:
    Permanent

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Organisation

Electroflight is a leading technology and engineering services business that supplies bespoke battery systems for the aerospace sector. Founded in 2011, the company is now at the forefront of the electrification of aviation, providing high-performance battery solutions and electrification consultancy services to major aerospace partners around the world. 

Role

The Manufacturing Engineer will assist in the design, setup, and running of a highly automated battery production facility.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the design and setup of a highly automated battery production facility
  • Develop manufacturing processes, lines, and equipment
  • Work with the Design Organisation to drive design for manufacture
  • Collaborate with small teams on in-house development of novel and complex automation equipment
  • Develop specifications for custom automation equipment
  • Closely collaborate with external equipment integrators on custom automation equipment design
  • Manage external equipment integrators from equipment development through buyoff
  • Validate and characterise new equipment and fixtures for production implementation
  • Create detailed Manufacturing Instructions to document new processes
  • Design production workstations for ergonomics and efficiency

Knowledge, experience and qualifications

  • A degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering, or other relevant discipline
  • Experience in high-volume, highly automated, advanced manufacturing, preferably in aerospace
  • Experience defining and setting up a large-scale factory from scratch
  • Knowledge of lithium-ion batteries and their associated components is beneficial but not essential
  • Ability to thrive in a fast moving, dynamic “start up” environment
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to convey complex matters in a concise manner
  • Confident in the delivery of multiple projects in a changing and expanding business
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to influence change
  • Flexible approach to work and a high level of drive and ambition to help achieve the organisations goals
  • A genuine passion for clean technology and the future of electric aviation
  • A high level of attention to detail and professional integrity

How to apply

Please email contact@electro-flight.com with your CV.