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Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Industrial NA East

Date: Sep 27, 2021

Location: Manchester, CT, US North Charlestown, NH, US Newington, CT, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 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

 

Sr. Manufacturing Engineering (ME) in the Engines business line is responsible for delivering manufacturing engineering solutions to the Operations organization. ME’s develop, introduce and sustain these solutions to enable and deliver Zero Defect Manufacturing processes during the serial production phase of the product Life Cycle.  ME’s are accountable for defining and delivering robust and capable manufacturing process technology as it applies to materials, tooling, part fabrication and assembly.
 

 

This position can be located anywhere in the US East region.

Job Responsibilities

 

•    Responsible for introducing technical improvement initiatives in order to strengthen the performance of current industrial structure. 
•    Responsible for the implementation of tooling and or production planning, from original concept through to production. ME’s design these processes with a high degree of process capability utilizing the GKN standard Zero Defect Manufacturing (ZDM) tool suite.
•    ME’s deliver measurable, metrics driven results in line with Operational goals. 
•    Maintain positive, team relationships with internal and external customers, as well as co-workers
•    Continuously improve production processes by implementing Lean initiatives.
•    Develop technical solutions to complex problems.
•    Utilize root cause analysis, preventative and corrective action to reduce/eliminate non-conformances.
•    Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring compliance with the GKN 
•    Participates in activities within a global technical community and has an understanding of the interface with broader business functions within GKN.

 

Required Qualifications:

 


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical)
•    2 years of experience in Manufacturing Engineering
•    Must be able to perform work subject to ITAR/EAR regulations and/or program requirements.  

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 


•    GKN Experience
•    Working knowledge of LEAN processes and practices
•    Working knowledge of quality system models such as ISO9000, AS9100, or D1-9000
•    Demonstrated experience with AS-9145 Zero Defect Manufacturing, or equivalent automotive PPAP experience 
•    Experience with New Product / Process introduction (industrialization) & existing production process improvements
•    Knowledge of statistics and statistical process control (SPC)
•    Strong background with Microsoft Office tools, especially Excel
 

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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