Manufacturing Engineering and Quality
GKN plc
Kings Norton, United Kingdom
13d ago

About The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing And Quality professional to join GKN Aerospace as a Team Leader, based at our facility in Kings Norton, West Midlands.

Kings Norton is a world leader in commercial and military flight deck transparencies. The facility specialises in the design, certification and manufacture of toughened laminated glass, aerospace flight deck windows and specialist safety glass.

The successful candidate will take full accountability for all Manufacturing Engineering and Quality activity. They will lead structured problem solving and support continuous improvement activities and engineering scrap reduction activities and metrics

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of capital and approval of tooling projects
  • Support facility re-development programmes
  • Manage equipment reliability and TPM programmes
  • Manage engineering configuration across programmes
  • Engineering / Operational Standard Work Implementation
  • Primary engineering contact with customers (teleconferences / support customer visits)
  • Provide Manufacturing Technical support on new business bid preparation
  • Development of the Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Team alongside day to day people management activities such as absence management, performance management, development of PVD system, PDP, recruitment etc.
  • Support VSM with development activities across the site
  • Support ME team development activities according to Global ME project plan
  • 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.

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