GKN Data Management Technician in Bristol, United Kingdom

Data Management Technician

GKN Employees Only

Country: United Kingdom

Work Location: Bristol

State: Not Specified

Advertising End Date: Not Specified

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

This role is open only to permanent employees at GKN Filton.

Responsible for all Data Management and Data transmission

activities for both Filton and WA sites.

Manning the GKN Front Desk for Filton processing all

incoming & outgoing requests across all applicable programmes.

Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

Process incoming/outgoing data transfers from Customers and Suppliers through the appropriate process ensuring export control and regulatory requirements are met.

Maintain, control, translate and publish sites manufacturing data within defined file structure / baseline hierarchy.

Ensure all export control materials are handled and processed to comply with the Export control requirements and specified training is provided and presented when required.

Ensure transfer of non-conformances (QN’s) between Suppliers, Internal Business, Engineering Department and Customer are performed with accuracy and speed to meet operational requirements.

Act as focal point of contact between customer and GKN for all Commercial Front desk / Change Management activities.

Produce and maintain Key Performance Indicators for Data management activities. Contribute to the route cause analysis exercise applying appropriate levels of containment & corrective action.

Facilitate and report Query note process (Problem Report) across GKN, Customer and Supplier.

Compliance with all risk assessments and company EHS Procedures relevant to all work activities Reporting of all incidents, accidents and near misses as per the company’s procedure and implementation of identified corrective actions

Support process development and Continuous Improvement/ Kaizenactivities

Champion “Export Control” compliance activities, ensuring you and where applicable, members of your team, adhere to the site “Technology Control Plan (TCP), guaranteeing compliance with Export Control Regulations, controls, training and systems.

Qualification and Skills- Formal Qualifications:



/ Aerospace apprenticeship or


/ HND (FDSc) – Mechanical / Manufacturing Eng.



bachelor’s degree (BSc)


Specific Functional Capability, Knowledge and Skills Required



able to comply with Nationality ITAR requirements


literate (Microsoft Office, particularly Excel)


of engineering data set / design definition


self-time management


be flexible and able to handle multiple / changing priorities within a

Programme context / environment.





Management experience


experience in a Customer facing role


interrogator and understanding

Language Skills:



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.