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Industrial Engineer - Tallassee, AL

Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Dallas, TX, US Tallassee, AL, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

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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Job Summary

 

The Industrial Architect, working with the Product Group Directors is to ensure that GKN’s future offering to its customers has the best Industrial solution to give the business the edge over its competitors. The Industrial Architect will design the manufacturing system in the pre LG3 phase to maximize the appropriate use of technologies and methods to help deliver a winning business case. It is also a vital role in terms of building strong technical relationships with our current and future customer portfolio. 

Job Responsibilities

 

•    Design of the manufacturing system prior to LG3. This includes full understanding of the customers’ requirements, designing the factory layout, leverage of H1 & H2 technologies, deploying lean manufacturing principles when considering TAKT and flow. Delivering tooling solutions etc.
•    Close engagement with the CE on design build programmes to ensure DFM.
•    Delivering the Industrialisation concepts within the bid process including both RC and NRC for the industrial solution.
•    Ensure a smooth transition from the design phase (pre LG3) to the Industrialisation phase (post LG3) within the Operational side of the business and its Industrialisation manager.
•    Work closely with the programme CME to ensure the Industrial concept is capable in the post LG3 to LG7 phase
•    Build strong relationships with our current and potential customers.
•    Manage the control of GKN intellectual property where required.

Job Qualifications

 

 

Required Qualifications: 

 


•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering   
•    8 years ME industry experience, preferebly within aerospace
•    Must be able to perform work subject to ITAR/EAR regulations and/or program requirements.  

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

 


•    GKN experience
•    Experience with rotorcraft production is strongly preferred
•    5 yrs. working in NPI 
•    Experience deploying Zero Defect tools. (APQP/PPAP)  
•    Understanding of part 21sub part G and EN/AS9100 requirements
•    Knowledge of HSE requirements such as PUWER and COSHH 
•    Strong Technical Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering background 
•    Significant level of experience of NPI.
•    Proven capability in programme and project management. 
•    Professional persona capable of communicating and building relationships with our customers
•    Proven self-starter who can work well within a team or on their own.
•    Practical understanding of the ZD framework (APQP/PPAP)
•    Ability to travel (including internationally) as and when the role dictates.
 

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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