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Materials & Processes Engineer - St Louis, MO

Date: Aug 11, 2019

Location: St Louis, 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 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

Assists with the planning, coordination, performance of design, analysis and liaison engineering supporting the development and production of products and services.


Job Responsibilities

• Contribute to planning, developing and coordinating of important engineering projects
• Provide specialized technical assistance to team members
• Use advanced techniques and modified extension of theories to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
• Determine and develop own approach to solutions within schedule and cost objectives
• Work under limited supervision; work should only be required to be reviewed for accuracy and consistency with meeting overall objectives
• Act as liaison with representatives outside of the assigned group/area
• Actively work to improve daily processes and ensures all work meets customer requirements
• Maintain a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company product
• Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for effective performance.
• Perform other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, or Business and 3 years of experience in manufacturing engineering – OR – in lieu of degree, 7 years of experience in manufacturing engineering
• Must have an active Secret Clearance
• Must be a US Citizen. Must comply with ITAR regulations and site SSA requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

• GKN Experience
• Aerostructures (metallics and/or composites) experience
• Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Software: Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
• Excellent written, verbal and collaboration skills



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: St Louis

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