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Machine Operator - 2nd and 3rd shift

United States
Work Location:
North Carolina
Advertising End Date:
30 Sep 2020
Job Type:
About The Opportunity
Note - position is a contract to hire opportunity
Operate machines within a team environment for the purpose of producing quality parts for customers while meeting production schedules in a cost efficient, profitable, and safe manner


Key Responsibilities

Key responsibilities

Understand lock out/ tag out procedures

Keep machine and work area clean and organized

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

Report safety issues

Meet or exceed department safety goals

Wear personal protective equipment

Meet or exceed Cell and Department quality and Plant goals

Understand  / document all quality requirements per process

Master all process gauging

Identify / segregate discrepant material

Document and maintain DMR areas

Read and interpret all charts, print outs and pre ops

Perform 1st piece inspection using setup verification sheet

Read and interpret standardized work / process plans

Use computer equipment to enter and receive data

Report maintenance problems using the work order System

Understand, document and maintain maintenance and pre-op checklist

Understand and verify machine verification log / daily checks

Use FIFO and visual floor management at each process

Meet or exceed daily production goal / schedule

Adjust machine settings and  troubleshooting-as applicable

Apply statistical methods-as required

Apply tooling requirements, sheets, life standards, changes and off-sets

Operate/inspect Hoist-if applicable

Perform autonomous maintenance-if applicable

Rework, scrap and non-conforming material process-as required

Rotate to other cells-if applicable

Participate in team meetings

Promote a teamwork environment

Support team (active and constructive role)

Understand dept. responsibilities and roles

Monitor tool life, notify supervisor/process engineer of issues and / or missed goals

Modify CNC programs for 2 technologies

Communicate effectively at shift change

Communicate effectively with team and supervisor

Understand  department  responsibilities and  role

Understand and maintain hourly production boards

Train in principle skills ( LELC )

Understand, apply and react to SPC measurements

Confirm all shop order confirmations in SAP

Understand and perform packing as required

Comply with assigned work schedule

Required experience/skill set
At least two years of machine operation steady and verifiable experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
Education Requirements

Basic Literacy and Numerical Skills.

High School Diploma or GED


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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