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Maintenance - Mechanic - Machinery- Muncie, IN

Date: Jan 2, 2022

Location: Muncie, IN, 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


Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Worker I is responsible for preforming basic machine setup, troubleshooting, repairs and preventive maintenance services.  In addition, maintains production and facility equipment according to safety requirements and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievements of the sites business goals and objectives. 

Job Responsibilities


•    Maintains and repairs plant facilities and machinery.  Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, and machinery repair manuals
•    Moves, installs, wires, runs conduit and piping, and sets-up machinery.  Assists others to install new and used machinery and to construct new projects
•    Troubleshoots various mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and plumbing problems, repairs as necessary, and maintains log of all repairs performed
•    Operates hand tools, standard machine shop equipment, welding equipment, tow motors, and company trucks
•    Fits bearings, seals, and other components
•    Makes precise adjustments and alignments on equipment
•    Selects and uses various precision measuring instruments, testing equipment, and inspection devices
•    Performs preventive and routine maintenance to assure machine performance
•    Delivers and picks up items when necessary for the maintenance department
•    Orders necessary parts and service for plant machinery repair and performs required testing for plant systems in the absence of the maintenance lead person
•    Performs daily housekeeping tasks to provide a safe, clean, and orderly workplace
•    Performs other related duties as assigned by management. 



Job Qualifications


Basic Qualifications:

•    High school or vocational school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required with trade courses or equivalent training
•    5 years of experience in schematics and electrical and electronic concepts. 
•    5 years prior electrical/electronic maintenance experience on machine tools
Physical Requirements:

•    Regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, bend, stoop, climb, reach at or above shoulder level, and kneel 
•    Occasionally must squat, balance, work at heights, and push or pull wheeled items weighing 350 pounds and occasionally must lift and/or move up to 60 pounds independently or up to 100 pounds with assistance
•    Repetitive actions include simple grasping, firm grasping, fine manipulation and lifting
•    Regular exposure to fumes, chemicals, dust, and marked changes in temperature and humidity


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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Nearest Major Market: Muncie
Nearest Secondary Market: Anderson