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Manufacturing Engineers

United States
Work Location:
North Carolina
14 Aug 2021
Job Type:
About The Opportunity
What you’ll do

Role Purpose

Develop Manufacturing Processes, including specification and purchasing of machinery, tooling and fixturing.  Lead process improvement strategies; cycle time reductions and cost reduction. Process maintenance of current processes.


Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

  • Comply with all company and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Create process plans for new projects.
  • Provide quotations for new projects and tooling.
  • Provide pre-operational drawings.
  • Support APQP Documentation Creation and Control (PF, PFMEA, & CP)
  • Provide technical guidance.
  • Control cost of manufacturing methods.
  • Specify and recommend tooling, fixturing, methods and equipment.
  • Test and troubleshoot tools, fixtures, machines, and processes.
  • Develop and maintain accurate plant layouts.
  • Work with Product Engineering, suppliers, and customers to develop parts.
  • Active involvement in process improvement teams.
  • Coordinate/start up projects.
  • Work with Training Coordinator to implement training for associates on new machinery as required.
  • Work with the Gage Engineer to specify gaging techniques and equipment.
  • Practice and maintain a good relationship with all GKN business units and GPS team leaders.

  • Schedule delivery of all tools, fixtures, gages, and equipment on time.
  • Supervise daily activities and projects for students as required.

About you

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Engineering
  • Excellent computer skills with working knowledge of ProE & Auto Cad
  • 3 years of experience in Manufacturing Environment (preferably TS 16949 certified company)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to effectively handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be self-motivated

About Us

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.