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Associate Research Engineer/Specialist - Digital Engineering & Simulation

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Bangalore, IN

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 38 manufacturing locations in 12 countries, we serve over 90% of the world”s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way.

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

Job Summary

We are looking for an associate research engineer with an interest in growing your career towards
research and development in the areas of digital technologies. You will be responsible for
technically supporting the conceptualisation, development and implementation of methods and
processes to support aerospace technologies. You will be part of the team to shape and develop
research and development projects in the TRL1-6 range, using your skills and competencies.

Job Responsibilities

Develop, execute, implement and check methods, plans, toolsets and approaches that are
appropriate and compliant to achieve digital solutions under technology development
Identify technical problems and apply/integrate solutions as needed with a set based
design approach
Work with cross functional teams to identify risks and work towards resolution
Generate assigned project deliverables, documents, and reports according to the project
Support and participate in technical reviews, including the creation and preparation of
technical data and presentations as needed and support other engineers
Support idea generation and CI activities
Take part in regular sprint planning meetings to plan, review and deliver based on agile
philosophy within the program
Perform all activities with minimal supervision and support other engineers within the
program as required

Job Qualifications

Must possess requisite level of knowledge of basic gas turbine fundamentals, digital and
manufacturing processes.
Must possess basic knowledge and understanding of research and product development
Must possess a high level of technical problem solving skills and innovative mind set to
conceptualize ideas and develop them to feasible solutions with an interest to work in
developing technologies
Master in Engineering degree or higher , preferably mechanical, aerospace or related with
an inclination towards factory automation and research
1-2 years of working knowledge in software application development, testing and
knowledge of software quality
Proficiency in programming languages such as python, C++ and working knowledge in GIT,
Linux and windows platforms
Good knowledge of aerospace manufacturing processes and Industry 4.0
The ability to communicate ideas and thoughts well
Able to communicate well in both writing and orally
Demonstrated commitment to learning about digital technologies through your own
initiatives through courses, books, or side projects
Shall contribute to the development of GKN as a 'Great Place to Work', aligned with the
core principles - safe, innovative, open & honest, care & respect, and ownership
Personal Attributes:
Be capable of:
o Working in research projects
o Focus on continuous improvement and problem solving
o Commit to relationship building with customers and colleagues
o Work effectively with diverse groups of people
Consistently demonstrate the following attributes and values:
o Recognise what people need from you and respond flexibly
o Demonstrates interpersonal sensitivity
o Builds confidence in others
o Hunger for continuous learning, growth and curiosity with an innovative mind set
o Stretch out of comfort zone
o Challenge assumptions and hearsay, and look for evidence
Personal knowledge:
o Knows what drives profit within their business area
o Knows the key stakeholders
o In depth knowledge of own industry and customers

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

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

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

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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