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Manufacturing Engineer at GKN Aerospace

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Type: Full Time
Location: Cromwell, Connecticut





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Country:
United States
Work Location:
Cromwell
State:
Connecticut
Advertising End Date:
04 Jun 2018
Job Type:
Regular
About The Opportunity
Help An Innovative, Growing, & Fast-paced Organization by Joining Our Team!

GKN Aerospace is a global first tier supplier of airframe and engine structures, components, assemblies and transparencies to a wide range of aircraft and engine prime contractors and other first tier suppliers. We operate in three main product areas: aerostructures, engine components/sub-systems, and special products. We are over 11,500 employees strong with 32 locations in 9 different countries.

GKN Aerospace Cromwell was established in 2003. Our site specializes in the design and manufacture of composite assemblies for both military and commercial applications using innovative and cutting edge technologies.

Role Purpose

Direct support for manufacturing processes (Resin Transfer Molding, Fabric Layup, Bonding, Machining, Assembly) with technical responsibility for part fabrication and delivery methods in a fast moving environment. Performs a variety of engineering tasks in daily Manufacturing support through planning, designing and modifying tooling and processes. Resolves production problems and completes required standard work instructions on assigned part(s). Interfaces with customers on technical topics related to assigned part(s). Key Responsibilities
Accountable for product/process development and hardening, process refinement/ hardening, conceptual tool fabrication, project scheduling creation and execution, build process definition and implementation.

* Responsible for ensuring manufacturing tools, aides and parts are consistent with company and customer supplied quality assurance and safety standards.

* Responsible for coordinating the transition of tools and processes from design to production in order to verify tooling functionality, suitability, reliability to ensure production part quality on a repeatable basis.

* Key team member of the RCCA team, works discrepancies through root cause analysis and corrective action implementation to ensure effectivity.

* Continuously improves processes via work instructions, statistical process control (SPC), engineering process changes, tooling advances and problem solving tools.

* Develops and implements processes with a Lean Manufacturing mindset to maximize production processes and flow.

* Tracks and resolves issues affecting project or product timeline.

* Maintains positive, teaming relationship with internal and external customers, as well as co-workers.

* Performs analyses to validate manufacturing process efficiency (flow time, costs, quality) identifies and implements most effective solutions through capital, tooling, labor, material and supplies.

Qualifications / Experience / Skills Education

* Requires 4 year degree; BS in Engineering Mechanical, or Aerospace.

Essential

* Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Experience in aerospace manufacturing processes, materials, and components preferred. * Knowledge of tooling, materials, designs, and CAD/CAM.

* Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook)

* Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Physical Requirements

* Specific Vision abilities required; including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus with a specific requirement for corrected vision at 20/25 or better.

* Must be able to work in a production environment and travel throughout the facility and corporation to obtain information needed to perform job functions.

* Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.

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.
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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