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GKN Aerospace Liaison/MRB Engineer IV in St Louis, Missouri

Liaison/MRB Engineer IV

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Date:Feb 23, 2021

Location:St Louis, MO, US

Company:GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 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.

About the opportunity

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by 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 original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we 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.

Job Summary

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. The team that you will be working on will directly support of the manufacturing process with technical responsibility for tooling, part fabrication, assembly and delivery. Providing "state of the art" processing technology as it applies to both materials and techniques for tooling, part fabrication and assembly. This position reports to the Lead Engineer of the area or the Program.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to less experienced Production Engineers and support personnel relative to the accountabilities listed below

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

  • Responsible for ensuring parts and assemblies, or tools are consistent with company and customer supplied quality assurance standards

  • Responsible for the design and/or transition of tools from design to production in order to verify tooling functionality and suitability, tool coordination, production part quality and tool delivery schedule

  • Responsible for disposition, preparation of work instructions, and follow up on nonconforming materials, detail parts or assemblies. May write N/C programs

  • Engineering member of Material Review Board

  • Monitors parts and or tools with past discrepancies through root cause analysis and corrective action implementation to ensure past problems do not resurface

  • Continuously improves processes via work instructions, statistical process control (SPC), engineering process changes and tooling design orders

  • Identifies and implements Lean initiatives to improve production processes and flow

  • Tracks and resolves issues pertaining to vendor schedule and or quality requirements

  • Maintains positive, teaming relationship with internal and external customers, as well as coworkers

  • Responsible for providing support and guidance to less experienced Liaison – MRB Engineers

  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance

  • Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program

  • A minimum of 8 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment with 4 years’ experience on Material Review Board

  • Requires a thorough knowledge of multiple engineering applications and manufacturing procedures

  • Must be a US Citizen per International Traffic in Arms Regulations and site SSA requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have knowledge of relevant technology and is able to operate unassisted on routine tasks

  • Must possess effective communication skills, both written and verba

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

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.