GKN Machine Operator in Conover, North Carolina

Machine Operator

Country: United States

Work Location: Conover

State: North Carolina

Advertising End Date: 31 Oct 2018

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

Produce product according to production schedules at required, defined rates. Perform a variety of standardized production tasks following specific and well-defined instructions and Process Operating Sheets. Operate a variety of production machines and equipment while performing basic visual and dimensional quality inspections on parts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand and comply with safety rules and regulations

  • Operate equipment and machines under supervision

  • Load and unload parts into and out of furnaces

  • Inspect parts for quality of product

  • Must sort parts for packing using appropriate equipment and procedures

  • May package parts using appropriate equipment and procedures

  • Complete required paperwork

  • Maintain workplace organization and cleanliness according to 5S standards

  • Proper use of lubes and coolants where required

  • Maintain communication within the team and between shifts

  • Promptly inform Supervisor or Value Stream Leader of quality-related issues

  • Attend meetings and training sessions when necessary

  • Actively participate in GKN continual improvement efforts as they relate to quality, safety, 5S, environmental and production efficiency

  • Any other duties assigned by Shift Supervisor, Value Stream Leader or Management

  • Other duties as assigned.

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 Sinter Metals is the world’s leading supplier of metal powder precision components. Our global production and sales network employs approximately 6,000 associates in more than 30 facilities on five continents. With a history dating back to the 1930s, today we have production sites in Germany, Italy, South Africa, India, China, Brazil, Canada and the USA.

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.