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


Key Responsibilities

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).

About Us

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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.