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Manufacturing Engineer - Tallassee, AL

Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Tallassee, AL, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

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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Job Summary

 

The Manufacturing Engineer will provide Engineering capability to operational and development Programs to enable and deliver zero defect projects utilizing engineering and problem solving skills. Accountable for delivering robust, capable manufacturing process technology as it applies to materials, tooling, part fabrication and assembly.

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Continuously improve production processes by implementing Lean initiatives.
  • Responsible for the development of manufacturing process solutions to complex problems.
  • Accountable for 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.
  • Accountable for product development, first article development, configuration changes, build process definition and implementation.
  • Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring compliance with the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards.
  • Responsible for the development of technical solutions to complex problems within GKN Aerospace, our customers and suppliers.
  • Deliver technical support of manufacturing process development and integration for production.
  • Utilize root cause analysis, preventative and corrective action to reduce/eliminate non-conformances.
  • Maintain positive, team relationships with internal and external customers, as well as co-workers

Job Qualifications

 

Required Qualifications:

 


•    Bachelor Degree in Engineering
•    Minimum of 3 years of experience in Manufacturing Engineering
•    Due to export compliance, must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident

 

 

Additional Qualifications:

 

 

•    GKN Experience
•    Working knowledge of quality system models such as ISO9000, AS9100, or D1-9000
•    Training and/or experience in lean tools and techniques (Practical Problem Solving, A3, PFMEA and /or Fishbone diagrams)
•    Experience in Composites Manufacturing, including University studies 
•    Project / Program Management
•    Familiarity with AS9145 APQP process or equivalent
•    Able to act under own initiative in relation to the assigned tasks within defined functional procedures / governance.
•    Ability to describe technical information of a technical task to a wide audience within the engineering business.
•    Have basic knowledge of Lean Principles.
•    The ability to have technical discussions with customers and suppliers as required.
•    Able to analyse and interpret customer requirements.


 

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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