GKN Chief Manufacturing Engineer (Job #CMEWEB) in El Cajon, California

Chief Manufacturing Engineer (Job #CMEWEB)

Country: United States

Work Location: El Cajon

State: California

Advertising End Date: 25 Jul 2018

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

Responsible for the manufacturing definition and manufacturing engineering-related activities with the value streams and throughout the program lifecycle. Represent manufacturing engineering department at program/technical reviews and at meetings with customers/suppliers. Ensure the manufacturing definition meets stakeholder requirements. Ensure adherence to manufacturing engineering processes/standards. Drive concurrent engineering and participates in design reviews to meet business case targets including manufacturability. Set requirements for the technology department and serves as a member of the Technology Readiness Assessment.Lead targeted teams of engineers supporting the value streams and the global manufacturing development. Responsible for manufacturing system definition that fulfills design requirements, produceability and business case. Ensure that major projects are properly planned, executed and closed out in accordance with agreements. Determine/develop process changes needed to meet quality/manufacturing efficiency goals. Identify/request methods/technology development. Perform/lead root cause and failure analysis as required. Apply Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA).

  • Candidate must have a minimum3 years of experience in the position offered, or in a similar position, such as Value Stream Engineer or Value Stream Manager. Experience must include planning operational activities and production operations for manufacture of aerospace components.

  • Work location: El Cajon, California

  • This position is subject to the Employee Referral Program

Interested candidates should send resume and salary requirements with cover letter including reference code job number to (no phone calls please): A. Riddick, GKN Aerospace Chem-tronics, 1150 Bradley Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92020.

Key Responsibilities

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.