GKN Manufacturing Engineer - Panama City, Florida in Panama City, Florida

Manufacturing Engineer - Panama City, Florida

Country: United States

Work Location: Panama City

State: Florida

Advertising End Date: Not Specified

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

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.

As a Manufacturing/Production Engineer, you will provide direct support to the manufacturing process with technical and leadership responsibility for tooling, part fabrication, assembly and delivery. You will also provide "state of the art" processing technology as it applies to both materials and techniques for tooling, part fabrication and assembly.

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Responsible for ensuring parts, assemblies, and tools meet industry standards and customer requirements.

  • 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 and corrective action to reduce/eliminate non-conformance.

  • Continuously support and improve production processes by implementing Lean initiatives.

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

  • Responsible for initial production training of product development, configuration changes, and process changes.

  • Responsible for disposition and follow up on nonconforming materials, detail parts or assemblies as an Engineering member of Material Review Board.

  • Responsible for the implementation of tooling and or production planning, from original concept through to production.

  • Responsible to validate the tooling functionality and or part conformity, and production part quality in timely manner to support the customer delivery schedule.

About you

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 2 years of experience in manufacturing, industrial, or mechanical engineering – OR – in lieu of degree, 5 years of experience in manufacturing, industrial, or mechanical engineering

  • Must be a US Citizen. Must comply with ITAR regulations and site SSA requirements.

Additional Qualifications:

  • GKN Experience

  • Must have the ability to obtain an active Secret Clearance.

  • Composite fabrication and assembly experience strongly preferred.

  • Aerospace experience preferred.

  • Thorough knowledge of multiple engineering applications and manufacturing procedures.

  • Six Sigma Green Belt+ Certification

  • Experience with drawing packages ( Autocad, Solidworks, Cadkey, etc)

  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.

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. 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. 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.