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Facility Engineer - Garden Grove, Ca

Date: Aug 10, 2019

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 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

Oversee all equipment related aspects of the manufacturing plant.  Coordinate projects related to installing and upgrading equipment, work with and direct contractors and internal Maintenance personnel for upgrades and repairs, provide cost estimates for facility projects and resolve equipment issues related to production.

Job Responsibilities
  • Manage facility projects for installing new equipment and upgrading existing equipment, including management of contractors and internal Maintenance personnel assigned to the projects.  Key projects include automation, support equipment upgrades, and significant capacity expansion.
  • Manage project budgets and schedules to meet production requirements.
  • Maintain Preventive Maintenance program for the maintenance department and track compliance and efficiency.  Work with Production to institute an Autonomous Maintenance program.
  • Work with production to upgrade equipment to peak operational performance.
  • Work with maintenance to repair equipment during breakdowns and upgrades.
  • As a key member of Facilities team, helping shape the vision 


Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in engineering or manufacturing
  • 3+ years of facilities experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Computer skills such as MS Excel, Project and Word 
  • Ability to estimate labor and material cost for projects as well as time lines
  • US Citizenship per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Unigraphics or other CAD programs
  • Project management experience
  • Motivated, self-starter who is capable of managing multiple tasks while keeping projects on time and under budget


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.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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