Manufacturing Engineer - Tooling - Newington, CT

GKN Aerospace Services Newington , CT 06111

Posted 2 months ago

Date: Sep 14, 2021Location:Newington, CT, USCompany: GKN Aerospace CareersJob SummaryPerforms a variety of engineering work in planning, design and modification of fixtures, tools, and manufacturing processes for cutter grind facility. Resolves production problems involved in tooling and completes documentation on assigned parts.Job ResponsibilitiesEssential:Technical expertise in Manufacturing Engineering, with a professional qualification / background (university degree) in engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical)o Fully competent in own field of work, developing skills in other areas.o Increasingly able to provide Technical input at all levels of worko Capable of being a technical representative, representing the business at a customer / supplier meetingo Identifies and anticipates technical problems and offers solutionso Drives to complete the job on time and continually searches for better ways of doing thingso Understands situations by analysing them logically and uses information in a systematic way identifying appropriate course of action for resolution.o Ability to apply complex and non-routine analysisParticipates in activities within a global technical community and understanding of the interface with broader business functionso Competent member of the technical community with a good understanding of other disciplineso Acts without supervision in own area whilst able to supervise others.o Applies knowledge and skills to a range of activitieso Understands the formal and informal structure of the businesso Provides support to the technical community and show commercial awareness at local levelo Recognises the culture and climate within the organisationDevelops working relationships through team work, influencing, leadership, coaching and personal drive to succeed:o Sets example through own behaviour and attitude. Able to contribute to effective project planso Proactive approach demonstrated in team environment to achieve knowledge managemento Explains concepts to a variety of audiences and ensures meaning is understoodo Creates formal networks with key-decision makers internally and externallyo Coaches others to do their jobs better, take on new jobs and sustain their ability to meet the business needo Carries out Continuing Professional Development (CPD) necessary to ensure competence in areas identified and at the future professional level intendedo Develops new ideasMinimum of 1 year of experience in Manufacturing Engineering.Working knowledge of quality system models such as ISO9000, AS9100, or D1-9000Job Qualifications*
  • Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring compliance with the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards. * Responsible for the development of technical solutions to complex problems within GKN Aerospace, our customers and suppliers. * Deliver technical support of manufacturing process development and integration for production. * Utilize root cause analysis, preventative and corrective action to reduce/eliminate non-conformances. * Maintain positive, team relationships with internal and external customers, as well as co-workers * Continuously improve production processes by implementing Lean initiatives.
  • Responsible for the development of tooling solutions to complex problems through: * The implementation of tooling, from original concept through to production. Design this tooling for high degree of process capability utilizing the GKN standard Zero Defect Manufacturing (ZDM) tool suite to demonstrate as such. * Accountable for tool fabrication quotes, tooling input for new product quotes, tooling configuration changes that involve cost estimation, schedule coordination, and implementationTravel RequirementsTravel Requirement* 0-25% of the timePhysical Requirements * Sit/Stand for long periods of timee * Lift at up to 25lbsNearest Major Market: Hartford
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