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Parts Finisher

Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: St Louis, MO, US

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 Title

Parts Finisher

-Hourly non-exempt position, Full Time

-Part of IAMAW collective bargaining unit. 

-1st Shift (6:00am-2:30pm)

Parts Finisher

-Hourly non-exempt position, Full Time

-Part of IAMAW collective bargaining unit. 

-1st Shift (6:00am-2:30pm)

Job Summary

General production labor job involving grinding work requiring hand eye coordination and the ability to follow basic written instructions and simple diagrams. Responsible for maintaining a safe work area, safe work practices, for high quality, for high productivity, for integrity, and for compliance with Company instructions and directives, including the Company’s prohibition against discrimination and harassment.

Job Responsibilities

Performs all necessary jobs including but not limited to the following:


  1. The job typically requires the ability to follow demonstrated directions.
  2. Uses rotary or belt sanding tools to rough grind castings, remove burrs or finish weld seams.
  3. Use templates, shop aids, precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, Oditests, scales, and gauges as necessary to perform job duties and limited to verifying their own work and not to inspect the part.
  4. Work may include inspection of parts for voids in welds or casting.
  5. Work typically requires hearing protection and protective clothing and may be repetitive in nature.

Job Qualifications

Education and Training:

No diploma is required and all training is typically given on-the-job, or equivalent.


Experience Required:

Must have knowledge of shop mathematics, grinding methods for various materials, production methods and shop practice.  Work from information such as drawings, sketches, charts, handbook formulas and verbal instructions.

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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