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Engineer Service Clerk - Manufacturing Engineering - Configuration - 1st Shift

Date: Jan 17, 2023

Location: El Cajon, CA, US

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. 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

Support engineering and quality clerical activities. Performing system data entry, filing, shipping documentation and other tasks associated to the maintenance of engineering records.

Job Responsibilities

•    Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring compliance with the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards.
•    Support the development of technical solutions to problems within GKN Aerospace
•    Provide clerical support of engineering process.  
•    Support root cause analysis, preventative and corrective action to reduce/eliminate audit findings related to engineering services, if and when they occur.
•    Participate in positive, team relationships with internal co-workers.
•    Continuously improve engineering processes by supporting Lean initiatives.
Product ME support
•    Support the engineering process and related documentation:
•    Providing technical support for the update and release of production planning.
•    Data input to support product development, first article development, configuration changes, build process definition and implementation.

Tooling support
•    Support the review and input of tooling requests:
•    New and modified tooling request
•    Provide information on tool releases and status of tooling input to the ERP system

ERP data entry support
•    Support the development of engineering bill of material 
•    Support the creation of travellers and shop floor routing 
•    Support the release of work orders

Specification retrieval and release support
•    Support the acquisition and the release process for customer specifications
•    Maintain the appropriate specification revisions for engineering users

Quality Engineering support
•    Support the creation and maintenance of shipping documents
•    Supporting the retrieval and issuance of customer labels  
•    Provide traveller stack-ups to support the shipping process
•    Maintain archive records on shipped hardware 
•    Performing filing support where necessary to maintain adequate records. 

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
•    High School Diploma or GED equivalent
•    3+ Years of experience in data entry and engineering support functions 
Preferred Qualifications: 
•    Experience with Manugistics (MTO) ERP system, other ERP system experience acceptable. Basic understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
•    Acceptable to depend on others for instruction, guidance and direction. 
•    Good communication skills and understanding of why they are important
•    Ability to apply basic knowledge and skills to own work
•    Identifies opportunities to improve performance or processes
•    Understands situations by analysing them logically
•    Able to apply basic knowledge and skills to own work 
•    Understands basic organisational skills
•    Recognises own job role and their contribution to the work of the organisation
•    Understands basic culture and climate of organisation
•    Performs well as member of a team
•    Recognises the impact that other people have on the achievement of objectives
•    Defines and strives to meet own personal standards of excellence
•    Understands the importance of new and innovative ways of working
•    Awareness of quality system models such as ISO9000, AS9100, or D1-9000
•    Fluent in English language, both written and spoken
•    US Citizen per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance for the site

Compensation Range

The compensation range is between:

$24.00/ hour - $28.00/ hour

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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