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Manufacturing Engineer - North Charlestown, NH

Date: Aug 3, 2019

Location: North Charlestown, SC, 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 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


The Sr. Manufacturing Engineer role is a technical lead for Manufacturing Engineering and is responsible for the manufacturing definition and activities within the program/value stream through its lifecycle within the GKN Aerospace North Charlestown, NH facility. 

Job Responsibilities


What you’ll do
• Primary representative for program/technical reviews, internally & externally (with customer & suppliers).
• Ensures the manufacturing system meets stakeholder requirements including; technical compliance; adherence to processes and standards and complies with business cases (including quality; delivery and cost).
• Collaborates directly with production manufacturing personnel, purchasing, and quality function in a cross-functional environment working directly on aerospace component machining on milling and/or turning equipment.
• Creates manufacturing plans for producing aerospace parts in milling, turning and assembly.
• Determines materials and tools needed in order to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specification at lowest cost to the organization.


Required Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
• 1+ years’ experience in manufacturing engineering field.


Additional Experience
• 1+ years’ engineering experience in an aerospace environment preferred.
Above average knowledge of machining & inspection methods.

• Capable of interfacing professionally with customers and suppliers.
• Sound knowledge of manufacturing operations & strategies.
• Proficient computer skills Microsoft Office and NX.
• Ability to manage projects to completion and meet deadlines.
• Able to travel internationally as required.
• Ability to work in a self-directed or team environment.
• Self-motivated, resourceful, strong minded and committed.
• Prepared to work on the complete range of GKN Aerospace programs, both civil and military.
• Excellent communication, organizational and teaming skills.
• Strong time management and project management skills.
• Strong analytical abilities.
• Documents & prepares work instructions.
• Maintains knowledge of job cost & develops/implements appropriate plans to improve profitability.
• Recommends and introduces process improvements based on statistical analysis.
• Leads in design for manufacturing discussions and proposes changes to reduce cost and improve manufacturability.
• Nonconformance investigations including root cause and corrective actions, assessments of further process improvements.
• Designs, sources, and verifies fixtures used for manufacturing or inspection of parts.
• All other duties as assigned.



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: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina