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Acro is more than just a manufacturing business, we have an entrepreneurial spirit which drives us to pursue our vision, supported by a dedicated team who share our belief - from designers and engineers, through to production, sales and support.

Being courageous, helpful and ambitious enables us to take on challenges that other manufacturers simply won’t entertain and it’s those qualities we value and nurture in the people we work with.











Senior Buyer - Sub Contract Machining

Reporting into the Head of Procurement and working within the Supply Chain Team, this strategic position holds a key focus in acquiring materials for the Engineering and Production departments with a specific focus on machining, forming, injection moulding, tools and composites.  Managing and developing the supplier base for this division is essential as well as ensuring a cost-effective process within the category plan.

To be successful in this position you will have

Previous category lead and operational procurement experience essential with prior experience of working closely with machining, forming, molding, tools and composites within a production environment – aviation or automotive environment preferred but not essential.

Experience of delivering a high-quality service in a fast-paced procurement environment where quality and cost spend are key requirements.

Knowledge of Contract implementation and developing Negotiation matrices.

Ability to develop and implement supply chain strategies and category plans.

Excellent interpersonal communication skills with a natural ability to build strong working relationships and therefore a confidence in communicating and influencing senior stakeholders.

Able to multi-task, manage own time effectively and work towards set deadlines.

Experience of using MS Office, MRP systems e.g. SAP, Access or similar.

CIPS qualification or studying towards preferred but not essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our innovative and award winning high growth business and add significant value to our Supply Chain, Engineering and Production Departments.

Once you have applied for this position your application will be carefully considered and if selected for the next stage you will receive an update in due course.  Your CV will then be held on our central database, if for any reason you do not wish us to retain your details please contact us direct.

 

Design and Development Engineer

Working within the New Product Development team, this is a fantastic opportunity to develop and deliver state of the art aircraft seating products and technologies.  Acro deliver robust engineering solutions that are delivered right first time, on time and to budget.  Working closely with the NPD team and wider business this position is accountable for the safe and reliable design of multiple aircraft seating programmes and ensuring regulatory guidelines are met and weight and cost are always considered in the design process.

To be successful in this position you will have;

 A Mechanical Engineering degree and significant post graduate experience.

Previous experience of working within an aerospace or automotive environment desirable.

Strong experience in the use of CAD for product design engineering – Catia V5 preferred but not essential.

The ability to undertake fundamental engineering hand calculations including stress analysis.

Experience of product evaluation and structural testing to validate the product against the targets set.

Experience in design and development of composite structures.

Sufficient exposure to the latest manufacturing techniques such as composites, injection mouldings, vacuum forming, castings, forgings, extrusions and machined from solid.

Excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to build relationships cross functionally within the business and when mentoring other team members.

The ability to adapt within a fast and pressured and deadline driven environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our innovative and award winning high growth business and add significant value to the Engineering division and contribute to the leading edge next generation of aircraft seating design.

Once you have applied for this position your application will be carefully considered and if selected for the next stage you will receive an update in due course.  Your CV will then be held on our central database, if for any reason you do not wish us to retain your details please contact us direct.

Project Manager-New Product Development

Reporting into the Lead NPD Project Manager, the Project Manager will be responsible for supporting New Product Development (NPD) and the successful delivery of multiple complex projects.  Working closely with the Project Manager and Head of Programmes and collaborating closely with Engineering, Production, Procurement and external suppliers / customers, this full lifecycle project management position will take on a range of tasks and will require a strong technical / engineering understanding.

To be successful in this position you will have/be;

Strong Project Management experience to include management of technical projects.

A previous background in Engineering with exposure to New Product Development (NPD).

Experience of working within the Aviation industry with knowledge of regulatory bodies such as EASA, CAA and FAA preferred but not essential.

Capable of managing high complexity programmes with a high level of governance.

Working towards or qualified within Prince2 or similarly recognised project management qualification.

A demonstrable track record of successful project delivery with proven project management ability.

Dynamic and personable with the ability to be part of and manage matrix teams within an organisation.

Strong negotiating and decision-making skills with the ability to challenge and influence.

The ability to operate under pressure and to tight deadlines.

A positive and pragmatic approach to achieving results.

Excellent interpersonal skills with a team approach.

The ability to work well under own initiative.

 This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative and award winning high growth business.

Once you have applied for this position your application will be carefully considered and if selected for the next stage you will receive an update in due course.  Your CV will then be held on our central database, if for any reason you do not wish us to retain your details please contact us direct.

Maintenance and Facilities Coordinator

Reporting into the Logistics and Facilities Manager, this is a hands-on role that involves all activities relating to an efficient facilities service which will include building management, maintenance and repairs for the site.

To be successful in this position you will have;

Good basic knowledge of facilities management, ideally with a maintenance background.

Experience within a manufacturing environment preferred.

Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages and confident in general Excel spread sheet management.

Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements desirable.

Strong organisation, coordination and time management skill.

The ability to prioritise and adapt to changing environments and demands.

Excellent interpersonal skill with the ability to build positive relationships both internally and externally.

Ability to undertake manual work.

 This is a fantastic opportunity to join our innovative and award winning high growth business and add value to the facilities function! Apply now for your chance to be considered.

Once you have applied for this position your application will be carefully considered and if selected for the next stage you will receive an update in due course.  Your CV will then be held on our central database, if for any reason you do not wish us to retain your details please contact us direct.

Head of Purchasing

Reporting into the Operations Director and working closely with Engineering, Accounts, Production and external suppliers, the Head of Purchasing will lead the development of partnerships with suppliers, manage the timely delivery and cost effective purchasing of all production and consumable materials, introduce and develop new and existing suppliers into the NPD process.

To be successful in this position you will have/be;

Previous purchasing management experience within a progressive manufacturing / engineering environment.

Experience within the aerospace industry would be a distinct advantage although not essential.

Excellent organisation and coordination skill with a creative approach to problem solving to ensure a key alignment between purchasing, the supply chain, manufacturing and customer services.

Strong team management, motivation, nurturing and dynamic leadership skills.

First class negotiation skill with a target and results driven approach.

Excellent relationship building ability with a partnership in supply chain style.

Knowledge of modern manufacturing practices and NPD (New Product Development).

Fully conversant in the use and management of ERP / MRP systems and inventory control processes.

Once you have applied for this position your application will be carefully considered and if selected for the next stage you will receive an update in due course.  Your CV will then be held on our central database, if for any reason you do not wish us to retain your details please contact us direct. 










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