GKN Aerospace Machine Operator - Lap & Test in Newton, North Carolina
Machine Operator - Lap & Test
Country: United States
Work Location: Newton, NC
State: North Carolina
Advertising End Date: Not Specified
Job Type: Regular
About The Opportunity
TO OPERATE MACHINES WITHIN A TEAM ENVIRONMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF PRODUCING QUALITY PARTS FOR CUSTOMERS
Keep machine and work area clean and organized
Understand and enter all quality data (SPC) and master all proess gauging
Read and interpret all documentation in department (chart print outs, Pre-Ops, standardized work, Control plan, gauging instructions)
Meet or exceed daily production schedule while maintaining quality
Enter maintenance work orders into the SAP system
Comply with all company and departmental policies and work schedule
Communicate effectively with all Team Members and Team Coach
Understand Primary Visual Display Boards
Change tools, adjust machine offsets & problem solve on assigned machines
Monitor tool life, notifying appropriate supervisor of any issues to planned goal
Train others in machine operations, procedures ,processes and methods
Certified to operate all gauges in the Metrology Lab
Set-up and modify CNC programs on ( 2 ) existing technologies
Prepare, install, and maintain tooling / fixtures for setup
Facilitate problem solving teams ( failure analysis )
Understand and support Lock out/Tag out principles
Perform daily safety audits-if applicable
Perform specific procedures on equipment safety in cell/line/dept./plant
Report safety issues
Wear personal protective equipment
Understand and utilize all Cell/Station Quality documentation
Calibrate and Master gages and understand gaging qualification requirement
Verify and document error proofing per schedule
Report Quality issues promptly and assist in clean point creation
Keep station and fixtures/tools clean and organized at all times
Perform changeover and set up reductions-if applicable
Generate ideas and aid development-if applicable
Peform first piece, final inspection and complete set up verification sheet for production runs. Measure parts with gaging equipment to determine if parts are within acceptable quality limits. Read and interpret CMM printouts (Machine Centers Only). In H/T able to perform spline check and surface hardness check and measure phoshate coating thickness and appearance. In SBG able to interpret PNC and CMM printouts.
Master all process gages, in H/T hardness testers and in phoshate thickness gage and titrations.
DEVELOP AND DEPLOY A VISION - Develops personal objectives that clearly link to company goals
ACHIEVE THROUGH PEOPLE - Work well as part of an EI team. Coach and support others. Influence and communicate effectively
LEAD CHANGE - Embrace change. Constantly learns and develops self.
DRIVE PERFORMANCE - Constantly develops own performance, focusing on speed, efficiency and effective execution
BUILD CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS & PARTNERSHIPS - Measure success through the eyes of the customer. Work effectively across different cultures
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE - Develops accurate picture of self by reflecting on interactions and seeking feedback. Manages own emotions appropriately.
EXECUTIVE DISPOSITION - Takes a positive, pro- active approach.
DRIVE TO ACHIEVE - Learns from mistakes and sees them as opportunities to learn.
OWNERSHIP - Takes personal responsibility for own actions. Has the courage to face difficult conversations honestly.
LIVES THE GKN VALUES - Balances humility and self confidence. Does the right thing even when no-one is watching. Champions the company.
Qualifications / Experience / Skills
Good motor skills, hand dexterity, ability to stand for long periods, walk, stoop, kneel and move/push +40 lbs and good or corrected vision and hearing.
High School Diploma or GED / Career Readiness Certification
Prefer manufacturing or machining experience (minimum 3 months).
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.