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Careers @ Acro... See the potential

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.











Stress Engineer

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop and optimise the structural design of our seating products through performing complex linear and non-linear static and dynamic FE analyses, performing and documenting analytical hand calculations and developing a “right first time” approach to engineering through analytical methodology, procedures and documentation.

To be successful in this position you will have;

  • A Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering degree.
  • Previous experience within aircraft seating, aircraft interiors or the automotive industry.
  • Worked within a development environment and closely with Design Engineers.
  • Extensive experience of using a non-linear FEA system.
  • Experience related to a mechanical engineering field utilising CAD and FEA for product design, optimisation and development.
  • Previous experience and confidence in applying fundamental engineering hand calculations including determining load cases and stress / stiffness analysis.
  • Demonstrable experience of technical product ownership.
  • 3D CAD design engineering experience.
  • Excellent communication with the ability to build collaborative working relationships both internally and externally.
  • Strong organisation and coordination skill.

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 apply for this position your CV will then be held on our central database, if for any reason you do not wish for us to retain your details please contact us at careers@acro.aero

Project Manager - Customer Programmes

Reporting into the Head of Programmes, the Project Manager will have overall responsibility for managing a number of high profile customer projects and adhering to all contractual, commercial & technical aspects. The Project Manager will manage the projects from initial proposal win stage through the full life cycle and liaise with both internal and external customers throughout the process.

As an integral member of the leadership team, the Project Manager will communicate effectively with other engineers, project leads, management and client representatives to ensure the company’s reputation for high quality products and services is maintained.

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

  • Project management experience with previous experience within the aerospace industry highly desired.
  • Previous experience of working for a leading aircraft seating manufacturer or Aircraft interior manufacturer highly desired but not essential.
  • Experience of managing high complexity programmes with a high level of governance.
  • A business, management, engineering or science degree.
  • A Prince2 or similarly recognised qualification is not a must have but would be a benefit.
  • A demonstrable track record of successful project delivery with proven project management ability.
  • Dynamic and personable with the ability to manage matrix teams within an organisation.
  • Strong negotiating and decision making skills with the ability to challenge and influence at a senior management level.
  • The ability to operate under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • A positive and pragmatic approach to achieving results.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player.
  • The ability to work well under your own initiative.

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

To apply for this position please click on the “apply now” button below. 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.

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.

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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