Date: May 6, 2021
Location: El Cajon, CA, US
Company: GKN Aerospace Careers
GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1
aerospace supplier. With 50 manufacturing locations in 15
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.
About the opportunity
GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you
travel by 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
be better in everything we do.
We are looking for people who want to make a difference,
talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of
the future in what they do.
Following specific and general instructions, specializes in EB
(Electron Beam) and/or TIG welding on all types of metal including
titanium, nickel alloy and aluminum. May also clean, tack and weld
production hardware using both auto and manual EB (Electron Beam)
and/or TIG welding techniques on a variety of metals. Acts as
mentor for junior Welders. May work with engineering to resolve
problems and develop new processes and/or procedures.
1) Performs EB (Electron Beam) and/or TIG welding on titanium
and aluminum jet engine components.
2) Performs EB (Electron Beam) and/or TIG welding on all types
of metals to include steel, aluminum, stainless steel and
3) Cleans, grinds, and performs inspection as required to insure
conformance to specifications.
4) Helps in the design stage as required on projects.
5) Mentors/provides guidance assistance and training to junior
6) Checks all work to assure that quality standards are
maintained and has adhered to all specifications and procedures
involving company and customer practices.
7) Maintains a clean work environment (including assigned
storage and cleaning duties) in full compliance with company
standards, customer and government regulations.
8) Assists in the development and maintenance of a business
culture, which supports the Company's overall business objectives
and goals, by providing leadership in issues that involve "cost,
quality, process, schedule and people".
9) Ensures the company's commitment to maintain a safe workplace
and to protect the environment through the establishment and
support of Company policy and adherence to various government
10) Fully complies with the "GKN Aerospace, Inc. Policy
Statement on Contracting with the United States Government" in all
areas of responsibility involving direct and indirect contracting
with the United States Government. Ensure subordinate staff is
aware of the policy and their individual responsibility and
accountability for complying with it.
11) Performs daily preventative maintenance of equipment in
adherence with a predefined schedule.
12) Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as
* High School diploma or GED, or lieu of a degree 6+ years of
related experience are required. * 5+ year welding experience in EB
(Electron Beam) and/or TIG welding, or successful completion of
additional welding certification/education for EB (Electron Beam)
or TIG welding. * Must be able to achieve AWS certification (AWS
D17.1) on all materials to be welded within 6 months of start. * 3+
years of EB (Electron Beam) and/or TIG welding experience working
with basic math and reading blueprints and meet inspection
requirements in accordance with customer specifications. * U.S.
citizenship per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance
and site SSA requirements.
* GKN Experience * Knowledge and experience in trouble shooting
of safety, quality and technical issues with co-workers, quality
and engineering functions. * Must be willing to work in a
repetitive production environment with concern for meeting cost,
quality and schedule requirements. * The ability to work as a team
player as well as independently is required. * Mentors/provides
guidance assistance and training to junior Welders.
Mental and Physical Demands
* Ability to read, write and comprehend English instructions *
Basic Math skills * Manual dexterity * Ability to stand for long
periods of time * Lift up to 50 pounds * Withstand loud noise of a
machine shop environment
Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)
As a global engineering company, innovation is what
differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our
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
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.
Nearest Major Market: San Diego