Graduate Production Engineer

Aerospace, Mechanical, Manufacturing. 2 vacancies.

About AETC

AETC Limited is a leading manufacturer of precision investment gas path turbine components, supplying OEM’s in the Aerospace and Industrial Gas Turbine sectors. 

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With our extensive heritage, AETC has been able to build a strong team of extremely skilled Engineers and as a result we have industry experts working alongside some of manufacturing’s future top talent. Our development pipeline is maintained through dedicated planning, reviews and investment in our employees training. 

About the Role

When you join the team, you will work on a variety of projects within the Production Engineering Department and the opportunity will be given to interact between all departments within the facility - giving a broad appreciation of all aspects of the business. 

The successful candidate will be someone who is actively interested in Engineering, specifically in the Aerospace and Industrial Gas Turbine sectors. The new member of the team will be inquisitive and have experience in a hands on environment. They will be able to explain how their engineering knowledge has been practically applied. 

The job involves a range of responsibilities, which included: 

  • To interpret complex customer drawings (including datum alignment Influence) in order to produce accurate work instructions.
  • To implement/develop best practice machining and gauging processes that meet the requirements of the drawing, specifications, and meet process quality, cost & lead time.
  • To provide technical support to the shop floor for new product introduction & existing process improvements. 
  • To create/update best practice CNC programs for all different types of machine tools (Grinding, EDM, Milling, Laser etc.)
  • To use lean tools and techniques to remove waste from the manufacturing system.
  • To create/update customer brochure/approval packages to include FAIRS’s, FPA’s, PPQ’s, PLQ’s, FPR’s, MCR’s, DAR’s etc. 
  • To be effective in communicating with all of the workforce, the supplier and the customer.
  • To be persuasive, confident, factual and have the ability to make fact based decisions. 

Candidate Requirements

  • A degree in relevant engineering discipline, preferably in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent experience/qualification
  • Knowledge of aerospace manufacturing, conventional and special process machining concepts. 
  • Strong proficiency in using various problem-solving methodologies.
  • Ability to understand and interpret complex engineering drawings and geometries Ability to lead change and champion ideas
  • Excellent communication and ability to influence others
  • Very keen interest in precision engineering and manufacturing
  • Ability to prioritise multiple projects within challenging timeframes
  • Knowledge or experience of Lean manufacturing principles and how these can be applied to a workplace setting. 


  • Competitive salary: circa £30,000
  • Quarterly Cash Bonus Scheme
  • Extensive range of benefits including Gym Membership Discounts, Employee Assistance Programme, Instant Discounts on over 80 high street brands, Cinema Discounts & DC Pension Scheme 
  • Holiday Allowance: 26 days' + 7 bank holidays 
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How to Apply

CV and cover letter to AETC.HR.DEPT@PCCAIRFOILS.COM  

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    circa £30,000 + benefits
  • Degree required
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Aerospace
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
Also Accepting...
  • Aerodynamics
  • Aeronautics
  • Avionics
  • Mechatronics
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