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Machine Operator - Garden Grove, CA

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Garden Grove, CA, 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

The Machine Operator is responsible for operating the 5-Axis and 3-Axis Machines and performing other duties that may be consistent with production requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Setup Tool Holders & Cutters per CNC Data Sheets
  • Load Machining Fixtures on Machines per RWIs/Standard Work
  • Load Part onto Machining Fixtures per CNC Data Sheets
  • Machining per CNC Data Sheets/Standard Work
  • Break all sharp edges per Standard Work
  • Perform O.S.I.
  • Follow AM / PM / TPM calibration / shelf life schedules for tools, equipment and materials
  • Bonding of edge attachments to cockpit windshields
  • Inspect resistance values
  • Bonding of frames and retainers
  • Solder electrical connections
  • Apply edge and hump seals
  • Preclean either 787 sticks or cockpit windscreens
  • Final Clean cockpit windscreens
  • Perform OSI using inspection check fixtures
  • Apply weather/moister seals
  • Bond terminal blocks

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Pass Machine Operator written test
  • Able to perform heavy lifting, up to 50 pounds assisted
  • U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements

Preferred Qualification:

  • Strong communication, fluent and able to read and write in English.
  • Familiarity with ASI
  • Experience working in an Aerospace Manufacturing Environment 

 

 

***Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. refugees, asylees or temporary residents under amnesty provisions [as defined in 8 USC 1324b(a)(3)] and properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for trade compliance control purposes. Additionally, potential employee’s names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive technical data.
 

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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