GKN Manufacturing Engineer - Orangeburg, SC in Orangeburg, South Carolina

Manufacturing Engineer - Orangeburg, SC

Country: United States

Work Location: Orangeburg

State: South Carolina

Advertising End Date: Not Specified

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

The Manufacturing Engineer will support operational and development Programs to enable and deliver zero defect projects utilizing superior engineering and problem solving skills. They will deliver robust, capable manufacturing process technology as it applies to both materials, tooling, part fabrication and assembly.

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do.

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

In this role you would provide senior technical leadership to the Integrated Program Team, driving improved product and manufacturing performance through the implementation of world class engineering and manufacturing processes. You will have an opportunity to work with a highly motivated and empowered team, have direct impact on product, team and business performance, working with large, complex, Metal fabrication.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop technical solutions to complex problems

  • Responsible for technical support of manufacturing development and integration for production. Resolve issues pertaining to vendor schedule and/or quality.

  • Utilize root cause analysis, preventative and corrective action to reduce/eliminate non-conformances.

  • Responsible for the implementation of tooling and or production planning, from original concept through to production. Design these processes with a high degree of process capabilty utilizing the GKN standard Manufacturing Engineering tool suite to demonstrate as such.

  • Accountable for product development, new product quotes, tool fabrication quotes, first article development, configuration changes that involve cost estimation, schedule coordination, build process definition, and implementation

  • Delivers measurable, metrics driven results in line with Value Stream and Program goals.

  • Maintain positive, team relationships with internal and external customers, as well as co-workers

  • Continuously improve production processes by implementing Lean initiatives

  • Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned

About you

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerostructures experience preferred

  • 2yrs Manufacturing Engineering experience preferred

  • Lean Six-Sigma Green belt

  • 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.

  • CATIA v5

Key Responsibilities

Not Specified

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.