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Manufacturing Engineer - Planning

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Bangalore, IN

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us


GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

About the opportunity


GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we do.


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

This is an engineering position within Global Manufacturing Engineering function to support the Manufacturing engineering activities of one of the divisions of GKN Aerospace. This position requires to have a strong manufacturing definition knowledge of composite or Metallics or Assy manufacturing process with keen understanding on aerospace Industry trends. The role will be responsible for developing understanding and sustaining process knowledge in India for certain key processes of GKN sites

Job Responsibilities
  • Develop concepts from hand sketches or photos and convert into manufacturing packages.
  • Reverse engineer products in service or repair, verify, apply latest standards and processes with deliverables in the form of drawings, models and other documentation.
  • Understanding key processes and incorporating process planning changes based on best practices.
  • Document responsibility for Manufacturing drawings, Manufacturing Work Instruction, Routing Sheet, Specifications, Standard operating procedures, Material definitions, Bill of materials and special Process Instruction 
  • Promote standardized way of working across sites by documenting and propagating best practices.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 4-5 years of experience with demonstrated capability in development of Manufacturing definition with good knowledge in composites or Metallics (machining or other processes) or Assy process.
  • Process planning experience with ability to define manufacturing drawings, Manufacturing Work Instruction, Routing Sheet, Standard Operating procedures, Specifications, Material definitions, Bill of materials and Special Process Instruction.
  • Strong knowledge on GD&T and its application
  • Experience in writing standard documentation and reports related to Manufacturing
  • Good knowledge in reading drawing, PFMEA is a must.
  • SPC knowledge is a Good addition.
  • Good knowledge of Quality system / OMS of a manufacturing organization preferably Aerospace.
  • Generating FAI reports using AS9102 rev B forms 1, 2 and 3
  • Good knowledge in using CAD tools like AutoCAD/CATIA/NX
  • Understanding on configuration management is a must.


Diversity and Inclusion


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.