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Quality Technician

United States
Work Location:
Bowling Green
Advertising End Date:
10 Mar 2019
Job Type:
About The Opportunity

To be a champion for inspection and testings activites that support all departments at GKN Drivline. Inculding repair and calibriation of measuring and test equipment.


To be the first line of support for plantwide quality issues and work individually or in conjuction with other GKN Driveline team members for issue reporting and resolution.

Key Responsibilities

Understand personal impact and supporting role for all management systems

Support quality team metrics and TPAP activities

Support internal auditing processes, as required.

Interface with production employees and leadership to understand / resolve quality issues

Operate / maintain CMM (run programs) [~50% duties]

Measure parts from machining stations and quality gates to determine conformity level

Ensure plant wide gauging system is compliant (gage operation, troubleshooting, repair, and overall maintenance

Perform gage calibrations and maintain in GageTrak software

Ensure proper suspect and non-conforming material identification, segregation, and containment.

Train shop floor resources surrounding inspection, testing, measuring and metrology.

Input data and maintain spreadsheets and other documents and software per internal and TS / ISO requirements

Qualifications / Experience / Skills


High School Diploma/GED

Ability to perform duties with a minimum of supervision

Ability to learn and grow as a team member and individual

Basic knowledge of SPC techniques

Basic problem solving techniques

Additional ability to work with calipers, micrometers, and scales with effective email, communication and computer skills required.
Desired Qualifications:
Basic understanding of blue prints and GD&T principles.

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 Driveline is the market leader in the development and delivery of contemporary and electrified driveline systems and solutions. With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s automotive manufacturers.

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.

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