GKN Manual Grinder in Orangeburg, South Carolina
Country: United States
Work Location: Orangeburg
State: South Carolina
Advertising End Date: Not Specified
Job Type: Regular
About The Opportunity
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL OPENINGS ARE FOR 2ND SHIFT.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
GKN is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by road or air almost anywhere in the world it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do.
In this role you would be working within a team to manually grind, manually polish, paint and trim aluminum aerospace components. The aerospace parts must be produced to tight tolerances ensuring that flawless visual appearance is maintained. You would be responsible for maintaining quality and safety standards, keeping records, and maintaining equipment and supplies.
WHO YOU'LL WORK WITH
This position reports to the working team lead in the area or directly to the supervisor.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
--Plans operations by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, and specifications.
--Performs hands on manual grinding of metal and other manual tasks to deliver a component that conforms to the quality requirements specified by standard work instructions and part router.
--Utilizes power driven hand tools, especially angle grinders and sanders on metalic surfaces. Also uses power driven drills, forklifts, trucks, and overhead cranes.
--Reworks cosmetic defects per released procedures.
--Loads parts, monitors, and operates automated processes.
--Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
--Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; and calling for repairs.
--Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
--Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
--Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed and assigned.
--PLEASE NOTE: This role performs physical manual work such as lifting, bending, and the use of pneumatic tools.
--High school diploma or equivalent required. Technical school training desirable.
--Previous experience as a manual grinder required.
--Sheet metal work experience.
--Experinece in the use of pneumatic tools.
--Basic math skills.
--Paint spraying experience preferred.
--Must possess an aptitude to learn setup and operation of certified automated equipment.
--Must be able to read and understand written planning and follow verbal instructions. Ability to read and understand work instructions and engineering drawings required.
--Automotive body work experience is a great plus.
ONLY APPLICATIONS THAT INCLUDE RESUMES WILL BE CONSIDERED.
GKN Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.
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.