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Maintenance Engineer

Date: Oct 17, 2021

Location: Langfang, CN

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

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 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.

Job Summary

The Maintenance Engineer is accountable for applying engineering concepts for the optimization of assets, procedures and departmental budgets to achieve better maintainability, reliability, and availability.  The function role includes planning, managing and performing machinery and building asset care. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Exemplifying a safety-first mindset and ensuring compliance to the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards.
  • Maintaining Regulatory Compliance.
  •  In collaboration with Lean Deployment partners, apply the Maintenance Engineering steps of the Global Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Program to achieve the required levels of maturity.
  • Develop program to reduce/prevent/eliminate asset failures
  • Coordinate and manage the Condition Based and Predictive Maintenance program – thermography, oil analysis, vibration, ultrasonic, etc.
  • Work with Planner to implement and maintain preventive maintenance program
  • Ensure maintainability of new installations
  • Conduct forensic and Root Cause Failure Analysis of asset failures
  • Provide technical advice to maintenance team
  • Ensure proper operation and care of equipment
  • Establish a comprehensive lubrication program
  • Perform inspections of adjustments, parts, part replacements, overhauls, etc., for selected equipment
  • Ensure equipment protection from environmental conditions
  • Maintain and analyze equipment data and history records to predict maintenance needs (selected elements of RCM – Reliability Centered Maintenance)

 Assessing required maintenance tools and skills required for efficient maintenance of equipment

Job Qualifications

  • Maintenance Engineering – minimum of 5 years experience
  • Technical expertise in maintenance/facilities Engineering, with a professional qualification / background in engineering
  • Proven change agent
  • Experience of Continuous improvement and LEAN methodologies
  • Experience of working on complex technical projects in global organisations
  • Advanced communication and influencing skills, with an ability to influence senior levels of the business as well as establish collaborative working relationships across different departments and geographies
  • Proven structured Problem Solving experience
  • Fluent in English language, both written and spoken
  • High School Diploma

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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