GKN Manufacturing Trainer in Pune, India

Manufacturing Trainer

Country: India

Work Location: Pune

State: Not Specified

Advertising End Date: 31 Oct 2018

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

Initiate the training policy for operators and inspectors.

Create local training documents and train operators & inspectors

This role is for a new GKN Fokker Elmo Plant to be set up in the Phulgaon area of Pune. GKN Fokker Elmo designs and manufactures wire harnesses for the Aerospace and defense sector. This will be a key role during the set up and further development of the plant. Substantial growth of the plant is expected in the first three years. Growth towards leadership and management positions is envisaged for key startup personnel

Key Responsibilities

-The Manufacturing Trainer is responsible for the following:

  • Coordinate, organize and give training to operators, mentors & inspectors

  • Arrange training based on of planning and priority, with the goal of optimum effort of people, materials and means.

  • Controls the training progress and in case of a deviation, initiates a corrective action.

  • Responsible for the availability of all required tools, materials, and means.

  • Create a ”Training Within Industry” based training plan for the operator,mentor & inspector in line with the existing Fokker Elmo Production System.

  • Continuous improvement of the training process.

  • Update the training content or plan, if quality issues requires.

  • Create a clear and understandable training document, based on requirements or translation.

  • Create/maintain and manage and improve training plans

  • Create training documents based on requirements

  • Member of MRB team (Material Review Board)

Qualification and Skills

Formal Qualifications


  • Graduated in a technical field (midlevel)


  • IPC accredited trainer certificate

  • Experience in manufacturing processes and training.

Specific Functional Competencies, Knowledge and Skills Required


  • Technical knowledge on manufacturing of electrical parts

  • Didactic skills

  • Affinity with technology

-Able to read and understand technical manuals (IPC)

Soft competences:

-Planning & organizing: ability to prioritize and plan his goals within the daily work

-Communicator: ability to communicate clearly regarding technical content and understanding

-Quality awareness: accuracy in daily work ability to self-reflection & evaluate and improve

-Coaching: the ability to teach and develop others


Experience in wiring harness manufacturing

Experience in the Aerospace industry.

Language Skills (Highlight if Essential or Desired)


Speak & write in Technical English

Travel Requirements


traveling, however: during the set up of the facility willing to travel to

China/Turkey/The Netherlands for a period of three months, with intermediate

trips home

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.