Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Job Overview

About The Opportunity

In this role you will develop and productionize the manufacturing processes to enable final acceptance of the parts to engineering requirements for a high rate production program.

Who you’ll work with

You will report to the engineering manager as a technical lead and work within the integrated product team to meet your objectives.

What you’ll 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.

You will provide technical leadership within a team to develop and productionize manufacturing processes to meet engineering requirements. You will monitor the process and make improvements to maximize yield and efficiency.

You will work with suppliers to ensure the seamless integration of tooling.

You will write work instructions, train and support operations in the integration of process improvements, equipment introductions, configuration changes, etc. and perform statistical process control analysis to obtain process stability for a high rate production facility.

About you

Required Qualifications:

  • A bachelors degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or similar technical field.

  • 5+ years experience in manufacturing engineering, preferably in an aerospace environment

Additional Qualifications:

  • Catia V5 or other design packages

  • Statistical process control experience

  • Measurement systems analysis aerospace experience preferred

  • Experience with Metrology and tooling, including computerized measuring systems

  • Experience with GD&T

  • Data collection/analysis techniques.

  • Reading blueprints and customer specifications.

  • Automation experience preferred

  • Calibration experience

  • Aerostructures (metallics and/or composites) experience preferred.

  • Relentless and results driven performer with a Continuous Improvement mind-set.

  • A dynamic individual with a high level of energy, a proactive self-starter who is confident and able to work independently.

  • Proven capability to work independently in a range of different manufacturing environments.

  • Superior interpersonal skills, delivers information clearly and factually. Capable of adjusting to situation or audience.

  • Team worker with aptitude for mentoring and coaching.

  • Demonstrates personal leadership skills; high performance behaviors, self-initiative, excellent work ethic, exercises good judgment, influencing, negotiation and collaboration.

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external customers, associates, departments, outside vendors, and other teams.

  • Managing projects and assignments: Creating and executing project work plans and revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

  • Operating a personal computer with proficiency in related technical and specialized software.

  • Good reporting and communication skills on project status and progress.

  • Capable of interfacing professionally with customers and suppliers.


About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

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.

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.

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