GKN Assembly Applying - Ford LT 1st in Newton, North Carolina

Assembly Applying - Ford LT 1st

GKN Employees Only

Country: United States

Work Location: Newton

State: North Carolina

Advertising End Date: Not Specified

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

To work in a team environment to assemble components, evaluates axles/or transmissions to meet customers' quality standards and delivery schedules.

Key Responsibilities

Perform specific procedures on equipment safety in cell/line/dept./plant

Prefer manufacturing or assembly experience (minimum 3 months).

Act to meet Cell, Department and Plant goals

Diversified mechanical or electro-mechanical assembly or sub-assembly of units that are moderately complex, requiring adjusting, fitting and aligning to ordinary tolerances

Participate to define 5S/TPM activities

Perform 5S/TPM Audits -if applicable

Perform changeover and set up reductions-if applicable

Perform error proofing, generate ideas and aid development-if applicable

Identify methods to enhance and share team knowledge

Lead department/ plant meetings and discussions

Participate in team meetings

Promote a teamwork environment

Support team (active and constructive role)

Understand dept. responsibilities and roles

Works from standardized work instructions and control plans

May rotate stations and lines

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

Qualifications / Experience / Skills

Prefer manufacturing or assembly experience (minimum 3 months).

Basic Literacy and Numerical 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 Certificate – GOLD, SILVER or BRONZE level required (except for internal candidates

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

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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.