GKN Aerospace

GKN is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by road or 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 most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. Founded more than 250 years ago, we have adapted, developed and grown into a £9.4 billion business at the forefront of global technology.

GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy. Approximately 58,000 people work in GKN companies and joint ventures in more than 30 countries. 

GKN Aerospace San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Full time
Summary Following specific and general instructions, specializes in Tig  and EB welding on all types of metal including titanium, nickel alloy and aluminum.  May also clean, tack and weld production hardware using both auto and manual welding techniques on a variety of metals.  Acts as mentor for junior Welders. May work with engineering to resolve problems and develop new processes and/or procedures. Principal Accountabilities Performs Tig welding on production parts using an Electron Beam Welder. Performs Arc, Mig and Tig welding on all types of metals to include steel, aluminum, stainless steel and titanium. Cleans, grinds, and performs inspection as required to insure conformance to specifications. Runs small lathes and mills to fabricate own parts.   Helps in the design stage as required on projects. Mentors/provides guidance assistance and training to junior Welders. Checks all work to assure that quality standards are maintained and has adhered to all specifications and procedures involving internal and customer practices.  Maintains a clean work environment (including assigned storage and cleaning duties) in full compliance with internal, customer and government regulations. Assists in the development and maintenance of a corporate culture, which supports the Company's overall business objectives and goals, by providing leadership in issues that involve “cost, quality, process, schedule and people”. Ensures the company's commitment to maintain a safe workplace and to protect the environment through the establishment and support of Company policy and adherence to various government regulations. Fully comply with the "GKN Aerospace, Inc. Policy Statement on Contracting with the United States Government" in all areas of responsibility involving direct and indirect contracting with the United States Government.  Ensure subordinate staff isaware of the policy and their individual responsibility and accountability for complying with it. Perform daily preventative maintenance of equipment in adherence with a predefined schedule. Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned. Education One year certificate from college or technical school or equivalent work experience Experience and Qualifications Minimum of four years direct and related welding experience or successful completion of the GKN mentorship program for this field is required.  AWS certification on all materials to be welded.  Requires knowledge of basic math and ability to read blueprints and meet inspection requirements in accordance with customer specifications. Knowledge and experience in trouble shooting of safety, quality and technical issues with co-workers, quality and engineering functions. Must be willing to work in a repetitive production environment with concern for meeting cost, quality and schedule requirements. The ability to work as a team player as well as independently is required.  Mental and Physical Requirements Mental and Physical Demands Basic Math skills Manual dexterity Ability to stand for long periods of time Lift up to 50 pounds Withstand loud noise of a machine shop environment GKN is an EOE/M/F/D/V employer. Candidates must meet all requirements under ITAR           Jiro Yamamoto  Work for Warriors 
GKN Aerospace San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Full time
Summary Following specific and general instructions, cleans, tacks and welds production hardware using both auto and manual welding techniques on a variety of metals.  May work with engineering to resolve problems and develop new processes and/or procedures. Principal Accountabilities Performs Arc, Mig and Tig welding on all types of metals to include steel, aluminum, stainless steel and titanium. Cleans, grinds, and performs inspection as required to insure conformance to specifications. Checks all work to assure that quality standards are maintained and has adhered to all specifications and procedures involving company and customer practices. Maintains a clean work environment (including assigned storage and cleaning duties) in full compliance with company standards, customer and government regulations. Assists in the development and maintenance of a corporate culture, which supports the Company's overall business objectives and goals, to include issues that involve “cost, quality, process, schedule and people”. Ensures the company's commitment to maintain a safe workplace and to protect the environment through the establishment and support of Company policy and adherence to various government regulations. Fully complies with the "GKN Aerospace, Inc. Policy Statement on Contracting with the United States Government" in all areas of responsibility involving direct and indirect contracting with the United States Government. Performs daily preventative maintenance of equipment in adherence with a predefined schedule. Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned. Education  High School diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience and Qualifications Minimum of two years direct and related welding experience or one year related experience plus successful completion of the GKN mentorship program for this field is required.  AWS certification on all materials to be welded.  Requires knowledge of basic math and ability to read blueprints and meet inspection requirements in accordance with customer specifications. Knowledge and experience in trouble shooting of safety, quality and technical issues with co-workers, quality and engineering functions. Must be willing to work in a repetitive production environment with concern for meeting cost, quality and schedule requirements. The ability to work as a team player as well as independently is required. Mental and Physical Requirements Mental and Physical Demands Basic Math skills Manual dexterity Ability to stand for long periods of time Lift up to 50 pounds Withstand loud noise of a machine shop environment GKN is an EOE/M/F/D/V employer. Candidates must meet all requirements under ITAR           Jiro Yamamoto  Work for Warriors 
GKN Aerospace San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Full time
Job Summary Under moderate supervision performs varied tasks associated with visual and dimensional inspection Job Responsibilities Works from engineering drawings, general or written instructions, inspection check sheets, standard inspection directives and procedures. Performs in process, final inspection and test operations to assure quality standards, quality of workmanship and functional performance Reviews production difficulties that are traceable to newly built or fautly tooling, vendor supplied material and manufacturing processes Refers unusual or unacceptable conditions to team lead Recommends changes in standards, techniques and procedures as warranted Provides guidance / assistance and training to others as required         Jiro Yamamoto  Work for Warriors  
GKN Aerospace San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Full time
Under minimal supervision performs varied tasks associated with visual and dimensional inspection, from first article through final inspection, required in the fabrication and development of metallic and/or non-metallic components and assemblies, bonded parts and other miscellaneous accessories. Principal Accountabilities Works from engineering drawings, general or written instructions, inspection check sheets, standard inspection directives and procedures. Performs in process, final inspection, and test operations to assure quality standards for metallic and/or non-metallic component quality of workmanship and functional performance. Checks metallic and/or non-metallic components or tooling dimensions such as; locations, concentricity's, parallelism, height, angles and squareness using precision measuring equipment such as; gages, calipers, scales, micrometers.  May need to review production difficulties that are traceable to newly built or faulty tooling, vendor supplied material and manufacturing production procedures. Refers unusual or unacceptable conditions to Supervisor. Recommends changes in standards, techniques and procedures as warranted. Prioritizes own work. Mentors/provides guidance/assistance and training to junior QC Inspectors. Maintains a clean work environment (including assigned storage and cleaning duties) in full compliance with company standards, customer and government regulations. Assists in the development and maintenance of a business culture, which supports the Company's overall business objectives and goals, by providing leadership in issues that involve “cost, quality, process, schedule and people”. Ensures the company's commitment to maintain a safe workplace and to protect the environment through the establishment and support of Company policy and adherence to various government regulations. Fully complies with the "GKN Aerospace, Inc. Policy Statement on Contracting with the United States Government" in all areas of responsibility involving direct and indirect contracting with the United States Government.  Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned. Education High School diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience and Qualifications Requires a minimum of 5 years related experience to include direct and progressive experience in hands-on manufacturing and/or quality operation required.  Ability to read and follow detailed work instructions required. Ability to work independently, using manufacturing sketches or engineering drawings desired.  Ability to use simple measuring instruments such as tape measures, micrometers, scales, calipers and vernier gages required.  May require ability to set up and operate CMM.  Requires intermediate math skills involving decimals and fractions and its application to drawings, sketches and measuring instruments. Basic computer literacy is desired. Must be willing to work as a team player, as well as independently. Mental and Physical Requirements Manual dexterity Ability to stand for long periods of time Lift up to 50 pounds Withstand loud noise of a machine shop environment Good vision with correction GKN is an EOE/M/F/D/V employer. Candidates must meet all requirements under ITAR         Jiro Yamamoto Work for Warriors
GKN Aerospace San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Full time
Responsible for preparation of all materials and/or products insuring readiness for further processing such as inspection, paint process, welding, and/or blending. Responsible for maintaining a safe work area and safe work practices Principal Accountabilities Follows operating sheets to process parts using sandblast media and chemical solution.  Inspects parts and checks all work to assure that quality standards are maintained and has adhered to all specifications and procedures involving company and customer practices.  Loads and unloads parts. Maintains a clean work environment (including assigned storage and cleaning duties) in full compliance with company standards, customer and government regulations. Assists in the development and maintenance of a business culture, which supports the Company's overall business objectives and goals, to include issues that involve “cost, quality, process, schedule and people”. cont... Ensures the company's commitment to maintain a safe workplace and to protect the environment through the establishment and support of Company policy and adherence to various government regulations. Fully complies with the "GKN Aerospace, Inc. Policy Statement on Contracting with the United States Government" in all areas of responsibility involving direct and indirect contracting with the United States Government.  Ensure subordinate staff is aware of the policy and their individual responsibility and accountability for complying with it. Performs daily preventative maintenance of equipment in adherence with a predefined schedule. Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned Qualifications Knowledge and experience in trouble shooting of safety, quality and technical issues with co-workers, quality and engineering functions. Must be willing to work in a repetitive production environment with concern for meeting cost, quality and schedule requirements. The ability to work as a team player as well as independently is required Education High School diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience Mental and Physical Demands   Basic Math skills Manual dexterity Ability to stand for long periods of time Lift up to 50 pounds Withstand loud noise of a machine shop environment Must be able to wear full encapsulating/air fed body suit when required.   GKN Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. Basic Math skills Manual dexterity Ability to stand for long periods of time Lift up to 50 pounds Withstand loud noise of a machine shop environment Must be able to wear full encapsulating/air fed body suit when required. GKN Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer.         Jiro Yamamoto  Work for Warriors 
GKN Aerospace San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Full time
Under minimal supervision, performs basic nondestructive testing to verify the structural integrity of metallic and/or nonmetallic structures.  Uses conventional and automated ultrasonic, radiographic, eddy current and other NDT test methods, e.g., FPI. Principal Accountabilities Conducts and documents tests on parts and assemblies to verify product conformance. Identifies opportunities for improving processes, procedures or equipment. Interfaces with engineers, peers, or internal customers for assistance and identification of requirements to resolve manufacturing related process problems. Maintains a clean work environment (including assigned storage and cleaning duties) in full compliance with company standards, customer and government regulations. Assists in the development and maintenance of a business culture, which supports the Company's overall business objectives and goals, by providing leadership in issues that involve “cost, quality, process, schedule and people”. Ensures the company's commitment to maintain a safe workplace and to protect the environment through the establishment and support of Company policy and adherence to various government regulations. Fully complies with the "GKN Aerospace, Inc. Policy Statement on Contracting with the United States Government" in all areas of responsibility involving direct and indirect contracting with the United States Government. Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned. Education Associate degree of applied science in nondestructive testing or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience and Qualifications Requires a minimum of 4 years’ experience in the nondestructive testing discipline.  Experience preferred in the nondestructive testing of metallic and/or nonmetallic materials.  Must acquire and maintain nondestructive testing certification by passing required certification written and practical examinations.  Other skills include knowledge of conventional and automated, robotic testing systems, good communications an computer skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member.  Level II in at least one NDT method required.   Mental and Physical Requirements Mental and Physical Demands Manual dexterity Ability to stand for long periods of time Lift up to 50 pounds Withstand loud noise of a machine shop environment Good vision with correction-must not be color blind-NDT only GKN is an EOE/M/F/D/V employer. Candidates must meet all requirements under ITAR         Jiro Yamamoto  Work for Warriors  
GKN Aerospace San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Full time
Performs a full range of machine shop work at the skilled trade level, including making new or replacement machine parts. Operates all common machine tools, such as lathe, boring mill, miller, drill press, grinders, etc as well as moden CNC machines. Understands working properties of common metals, reads complicated blueprints, and understands use of coolants and lubricants. Representative Activities include: Sets up and operates all standard machine tools, Plans and lays out work, Makes parts to close tolerances. Job Responsibilities Compliance with all risk assessments and company Environment, Health & Safety Procedures relevant to all work activities including: Reporting of all incidents, accidents and near misses as per the company’s procedure and implementation of identified corrective actions, Responsible for keeping machines tidy and maintain good standards of housekeeping in designated work area Ensure parts are produced on a ‘right first time’ basis Ensure that any calibrated equipment used is within date Responsible for the timely clearance of work phases using the ERP system Responsible for highlighting any non-conformance to the Process Team Leader Adhering to the requirements of the GKNAF Quality Procedures To hold first party inspection approval  Record all downtime on OEE sheets where applicable Management of machine stoppages with maintenance and escalation as required Completion of Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) where applicable Awareness of Export control requirements     Jiro Yamamoto  Work for Warriors  
GKN Aerospace San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Full time
Performs a full range of machine shop work at the skilled trade level, including making new or replacement machine parts. Operates all common machine tools, such as lathe, boring mill, miller, drill press, grinders, etc as well as moden CNC machines. Understands working properties of common metals, reads complicated blueprints, and understands use of coolants and lubricants. Representative Activities include: Sets up and operates all standard machine tools, Plans and lays out work, Makes parts to close tolerances. Job Responsibilities Compliance with all risk assessments and company Environment, Health & Safety Procedures relevant to all work activities including: Reporting of all incidents, accidents and near misses as per the company’s procedure and implementation of identified corrective actions, Responsible for keeping machines tidy and maintain good standards of housekeeping in designated work area Ensure parts are produced on a ‘right first time’ basis Ensure that any calibrated equipment used is within date Responsible for the timely clearance of work phases using the ERP system Responsible for highlighting any non-conformance to the Process Team Leader Adhering to the requirements of the GKNAF Quality Procedures To hold first party inspection approval  Record all downtime on OEE sheets where applicable Management of machine stoppages with maintenance and escalation as required Completion of Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) where applicable Awareness of Export control requirements     Jiro Yamamoto  Work for Warriors  
GKN Aerospace San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Full time
Performs a full range of machine shop work at the skilled trade level, including making new or replacement machine parts. Operates all common machine tools, such as lathe, boring mill, miller, drill press, grinders, etc as well as moden CNC machines. Understands working properties of common metals, reads complicated blueprints, and understands use of coolants and lubricants. Representative Activities include: Sets up and operates all standard machine tools, Plans and lays out work, Makes parts to close tolerances. Job Responsibilities Compliance with all risk assessments and company Environment, Health & Safety Procedures relevant to all work activities including: Reporting of all incidents, accidents and near misses as per the company’s procedure and implementation of identified corrective actions, Responsible for keeping machines tidy and maintain good standards of housekeeping in designated work area Ensure parts are produced on a ‘right first time’ basis Ensure that any calibrated equipment used is within date Responsible for the timely clearance of work phases using the ERP system Responsible for highlighting any non-conformance to the Process Team Leader Adhering to the requirements of the GKNAF Quality Procedures To hold first party inspection approval  Record all downtime on OEE sheets where applicable Management of machine stoppages with maintenance and escalation as required Completion of Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) where applicable Awareness of Export control requirements     Jiro Yamamoto  Work for Warriors