Process Engineer

Job Title: Process Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: Up to £25 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO0000019855_1570440156
Contact Name: Chris Doyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 07, 2019 10:22

Job Description

Sitec currently have an opportunity for a Process Engineer to join our company based in Stevenage. This is a contract position for an initial 6 months and has a pay rate of £25p/hr Ltd.

Job Summary

To provide Manufacturing Engineering support to the Operations teams within M-AIT as well as supporting the Manufacturing Engineering team deliverables for the production of fully integrated Satellite Telecoms and ENS Products.

The main focus for this role will be electrical harnessing for thermal and electro-mechanical components


Provide Manufacturing Engineering support to Operations including working with technicians, Inspectors, team leaders and KPO's as and when needed
Support the generation of standard documentation in line with scheduled needs.
Produce re-work instructions / deviation plans / discrepancies based on project requirements and identify parts and tooling required to carry them out. (materials, tooling, requirements and methodology)
Support quality reviews and Root Cause Analysis using lean tools, including driving and owning PPS's.
Support Lessons Learned exercises at key milestones involving all key stakeholders in phase (Operations, Process Owners, AIT Management, and Design)
Ensure that feedback is provided from the cleanroom and to the Process Owners so that the current processes can be updated to improve them / remove non-quality.
Support to R&D / R&T for process developments and new process implementation, undertake process improvement and maintenance and monitor process implementation in operations.
Support training module creation, maintenance & Delivery. (Support to process owner / Operations).
Ensure where possible that ME process and procedures are standardised, optimised, current and usable by work with Process Owners to identify future improvements.
Design of day to day operational tooling / manufacturing aids for manufacture execution
Support the use of MGSE and Tooling and ensure feedback is provided to the MGSE team for issues and improvements.
Review documentation and conduct safety reviews to support critical handling activities.


A background in an aerospace engineering environment, preferably within the space sector
High level technical skills and relevant experience.
Procedures and process control.
Able to work offsite (UK and abroad) for undefined periods at short notice.
Work overtime and occasional shifts, as and when required.
Able to support out of normal hours work using the "on call" rota process, as and when required.
Team working and team leading skills.
Practical and proactive.
Process and Quality driven approach with high attention to detail.
High self-motivation and ability to deal with changing priorities on a multi project basis.
Good planning skills and process competence (MRP system experience an advantage).
Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
Previous experience of aerospace structures and build requirements is a distinct advantage.
Good time management.
Experience of electrical harness manufacture and manufacturing engineering for thermal and/or electro-mechanical components, including electrical testing.
Use of Windchill, P6, IPS, 3D live, 3D experience or other similar systems
Understanding of build documentation to ensure clear instructions are given to shop floor operators.
Driving build quality through review of processes and implementation of improvements


Minimum of HNC level in an Electrical discipline.
A lesser qualification is acceptable if a high level of similar industry experience can be demonstrated such as a time served engineering apprenticeship or equivalent

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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