GKN Metrology Engineer in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Metrology Engineer

Country: United Kingdom

Work Location: Birmingham

State: Not Specified

Advertising End Date: 31 Jan 2019

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

• Interpretation of drawings, technical specifications, and product control documentation.

• Technical knowledge of vehicle driveline systems.

• Use of gauging, measurement and test equipment.

• Knowledge of measurement and calibration standards.

• Computer literate - PC applications and Gauge Management System.

• Communication skills - Written and verbal. (To customer interface standard)

• Knowledge of the companies Warranty system and procedures.

• Knowledge of production processes.

• Knowledge of QS 9000.

• Knowledge of customer quality standards and requirements.

• SPC tools and methods

• Ability to conceive measurement strategies and systems

• Operate (and program) all measurement equipment within the Metrology Department.

Key Responsibilities

To provide measurement services to ensure compliance to dimensional specification of components, assemblies and prototypes at all stages of manufacture.

Operate and program all measuring equipment with the Metrology Area.

To advise on, and conceive measurement strategies and systems and evaluate their suitability for a given application

To ensure all gauging, measuring and test equipment are calibrated on the calibration dates to the specified procedures and standards.

To produce Dimensional reports to Customer and/or GKN Standard requirements.

To assist with the completion of P.I.S.T reports for product and prototypes.

To provide measurement support to product and process improvements, including new machine purchase approval.

To ensure all data, test results, certificates of conformance and reports are retained as per customer and third party requirements.

To evaluate product concerns and where agreed advise and assist with their resolution.

To report all non-conforming products to the Concern Management Room.

To undertake training when identified to support business requirements and changes in technology and quality requirements.

Support of internal and ADD projects.

Support Design and Manufacturing Functions during all stages of project development and introduction.

Review technical advances in measurement or test systems and recommend improvements to existing systems and possible solutions to new applications.

To assist when preparing for and receiving System Audits.

Further activities and responsibilities may be assigned to support the operation of the Quality Department and that of production relative to business requirements.

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 Driveline is the market leader in the development and delivery of contemporary and electrified driveline systems and solutions. With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s automotive manufacturers.

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.