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Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Quality Engineering

Date: Jan 26, 2023

Location: Hoogerheide, NL

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


GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 51 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world”s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative and smart aerospace systems and components. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way.

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.

About the role
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For our production sites at Hoogerheide/Papendrecht we are looking for a (fulltime) Quality Engineer. Support and assure, Product Safety, Product Quality, Customer Satisfaction. The GKN One Aerospace Quality Culture through zero defects quality planning, product realization, delivery, delivery of customer support, and supporting the organization in risk management, problem solving and quality improvement projects.
In this role you report to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager.
 

Job Responsibilities


•    Support Program Management/IPT teams, acting as first line POC for Customer and Governmental Quality Representatives, including relationship management, coordinating product buy off, audits, quality related enquires and issue resolution.
•    Assure and verify product quality planning, realization and delivery activities are completed in accordance with applicable requirements. 
Quality Culture and general Quality support:
•    Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring compliance with the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards.
•    Support Program Management/IPT teams, acting as first line POC for Customer and Governmental Quality Representatives, including relationship management, coordinating product buy off, audits, quality related enquires and issue resolution. 
•    Assure and verify product quality planning, realization and delivery activities are completed in accordance with applicable requirements 
•    Support Site/Group/Team leaders in the development and nurturing of the site Quality Culture. 
•    Provide quality related support and advice to the organization for the development / improvement / maintenance of Product Safety and Quality awareness through (unsolicited) consult/feedback and training 
Zero Defects Quality Planning:
•    Ensure customer, regulatory and GKN system, product and process requirements are identified, documented appropriately (e.g. Program Quality Assurance Plans/Product Quality Control Plans), understood and implemented through effective means of compliance, meeting interested parties’ needs. 
•    Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing) teams to ensure design specifications and production process capabilities are aligned and to define effective process controls and unambiguous product acceptance criteria to enable and ensure product safety and zero defect delivery
Risk Management, Problem Solving and Improvement: 
•    Support and assure the identification, understanding and effective mitigation of product and process related risks and opportunities for improvement.
•    Support and assure responsive and effective problem resolution through Containment, Root Cause Analysis, Corrective Action and Verification of Effectiveness. 
•    Supporting manufacturing engineering with PFMEA’s

Job Qualifications


•    Technical expertise in Manufacturing/Quality, with a professional qualification or background (university working level) in engineering or related science or quality management (Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical).
•    Strong skills in deploying effective Quality Cultures within organizations by setting the tone for Quality; 
•    Strong communication, presentation, influencing and negotiation skills, building and maintaining trust and effective internal and external working relationships; 
•    Experience of managing and assuring Product Quality Assurance and Improvement in New Product / Process introduction (industrialization) & existing Production Realization 
•    Demonstrated knowledge, experience and training of APQP/Zero Defects/LEAN/6σ/SPC processes, tools and practices. Strong ability to guide and coach APQP/RCCA activities and use critical thinking to develop and implement robust solutions 
•    Demonstrated knowledge of risk management and risked based assurance activities; 
•    Demonstrated knowledge, experience and training of ISO 9001, AS/EN/JISQ9100, Aviation Regulatory (EASA, FAA etc) & customer quality requirements and application of these into an accredited QMS/BMS to assure compliance; 
•    Fluent in English language, verbal and written 

Our offer

Besides an innovative and international work environment that offers you a good work-life balance, we offer you opportunities to learn and grow, a competitive salary (Grade L1/ M), pension plan, 29 vacation days / 13 ADV days and travel allowance (from 10 km single journey) as well.
Start date is as soon as possible. Note; home base will be Papendrecht however starting in Hoogerheide.

Are you interested in this position and does your background meet the requirements? Please use the ‘Apply Now’ button. Questions? Please contact our Recruiter Mark Streep via Mark.Streep@Fokker.com

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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