Working at GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace is a multinational engineering company, with opportunities all across the globe. 



GKN Aerospace people are making a difference all over the world. From engineering a new solution for a customer to ensuring, once manufactured, it is delivered on time and to the highest standards of quality, GKN Aerospace succeeds because all its employees work together.

We are a network of over 15,000 people, across 12 countries, that delivers cutting-edge technology and engineering to our global customers.

Why choose GKN Aerospace

Why choose GKN Aerospace

Choosing a career at GKN Aerospace means you are joining a truly global company that is positively affecting the lives of people around the world every day.

Each of our three divisions is a market leader in its sector, with unrivalled expertise and experience. Our global approach focuses on building our already strong geographic presence, aligning it with our customer needs and creating a platform to exploit the fastest growing markets.

GKN Aerospace is a company in which the contribution of our people is truly valued. We listen to them and their safety and well-being is one of our top priorities. Our company values explain how we operate every day and we constantly strive to exceed these.

It goes without saying that we offer competitive packages. However, we believe the main appeal is the opportunities GKN Aerospace provides for you to develop your career, gain an unrivalled breadth of experience and achieve your true potential.

Learning and development

Learning and development

GKN Aerospace has a structured approach to career and personal development, and supports all employees to develop their capabilities and realise their aspirations.

We are constantly looking to improve our people, processes and products to help deliver superior value to our stakeholders. GKN Aerospace is committed to the development of its employees, offering leadership programmes to facilitate continuous development among its management and a focus on its people at the core of GKN Aerospace’s growth strategy.

Who we look for

Who we look for

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented individuals with the skills and passion to become leaders of the future in what they do.

Whether you envisage a career as an engineer innovating to overcome technical challenges or as an executive helping to lead the business, choosing GKN Aerospace means you are joining a global engineering network with wide-ranging opportunities.

We recruit across all levels of the organisation through centrally run programmes and locally through our global operations, in a wide variety of functions.

We are incredibly proud of our culture and are looking for like-minded people that share our values. Our five powerful principles are – safe, innovative, open & honest, care & respect, and ownership. We want everyone to feel valued: kept safe, respected and treated fairly. We want everyone to know their ideas and opinions matter and to speak openly and honestly. Everyone should be encouraged to keep improving, both themselves and our business. And, even as we all work together as one global team, we should each understand the importance and value of the contribution we make as individuals.

GKN Aerospace is growing and we need great people to help us keep the world moving.​​

Diversity Inclusion & Belonging

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

Our goal is to embrace the human attributes that make each of us unique, to value those attributes and their uniqueness, and to create an environment where everyone feels welcome to contribute.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN Aerospace. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

We treat all our employees fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or prospective employee on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, colour, race or national or ethnic origin.

Meet our employees

Our people work with passion and determination to make aircraft fly further, faster and greener. We draw on each other’s expertise and experience to achieve excellence. We build our teams on trust and respect, we believe there is power in individuals but great power in teams.