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Associate Manufacturing Engineer - Product & Planning

Date: Sep 9, 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 Qualifications

  • Participate in the creation of manufacturing process solutions to problems through:
    • The implementation of production planning, from original concept through to production. Design these processes to a high level of process capability through utilizing the GKN standard Zero Defect Manufacturing (ZDM) tool suite.
    • Supporting product development, first article development, configuration changes, build process definition and implementation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Technical experience in Manufacturing Engineering, with a professional qualification / background (university degree) in engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical). Additionally:
    • Demonstrates competence in own area
    • Actively developing higher level Technical Knowledge
    • Exercises limited judgement on application of standard methods, under moderate guidance
    • ....
  • Participates in activities within a global technical community and has an understanding of the interface with broader business functions within GKN.
    • Competent member of the technical community in their chosen field
    • Aware that professional development involves gaining support of mentors
    • Willing and able to work co-operatively with others to achieve a common goal and knowledge management
    • ...
  • For internal candidates, they must be enrolled in foundation of the ME Academy. External candidates to demonstrate equivalent capability in problem solving and process control
  • Working knowledge of quality system models such as ISO9000, AS9100, or D1-9000

Fluent in English language, both written and spoken

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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