Manufacturing &
Operations

Our powerful blend of advanced technologies and lean manufacturing puts us at the forefront of Industry 4.0 and the digital revolution.
Graduate and undergraduate schemes

Our manufacturing disciplines and technologies, and the programmes we work on, play a central role in safeguarding national security. 

 
  • Our roles by discipline:
    • Strategy
    • Governance
    • Manufacturing Engineering
    • Manufacturing Operations
    • Quality
    • Facilities management
    • Production planning and control
    • Sales and operations planning
    • Safety/Health/Environment
    • Logistics
    • Capability insertion
  • 7 manufacturing technology themes:
    • Autonomy and automation
    • Digital manufacturing
    • Additive Manufacturing
    • High integrity metallic processing
    • Advanced materials and smart structures
    • Competitive tooling and fixturing
    • Effective product test and verification
  • Typical areas of work & roles:
    • CNC Setter
    • Driller
    • Welder
    • Production
    • Steelworker
    • Electrician
    • Fitter
    • Operations Management
    • Facilities Management
    • Safety, Health & Environmental Advisor

Major programmes include:

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