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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 11/22/2016

GKN Aerospace St Louis, MO

St Louis, MO
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


Role Purpose

Responsible for the machining, finish, inspection and sub-assembly of components. Sets up and operates machine tools, hand and power tools, and gages and measuring instruments. Responsible for delivery of finished product to the next operation. Responsible first-level maintenance, tool maintenance and repair. Responsible for maintaining a safe work area, safe work practices, for high quality, for high productivity, for integrity, and for compliance with Company instructions and directives, including the Company s prohibition against discrimination and harassment. Key Responsibilities

Performs all necessary job functions including but not limited to the following:


Layout, setup and operation of all machine tools, including the operation of multiple machines, and other related equipment. Gantry operators will be limited to running two (2) machines and other related equipment.

Should a dispute arise involving the work-load of running multiple machines the appropriate Company and Union personnel shall meet to discuss if the job assignment is reasonable. This discussion shall include the type of material being machined, the amount of cutter changes, etc. This discussion is meant to enhance quality and productivity and to not interrupt and/or interfere with duties as assigned. The decisions of management are final and matters related to this paragraph #2 can not be submitted as a grievance under Article 10 of the Labor Agreement.

Finish, repair and rework parts.

Fabricate, rework and repair tools, parts and assemblies.

Assure product quality including first article inspection.

As directed, assist any employee in any job classification in the performance of their duties.

Perform any other activity as directed, including movement, packaging, protection and crating of material, product and any manufacturing related items and operation of material handling equipment. Responsible for the storage and retrieval of production tooling.

When assigned as Leadperson: Assist and direct personnel to meet quality, cost and schedule requirements. Coordinate production problem resolutions and process improvements. Communicate with production and support personnel. Instruct and train personnel. Perform shop work.

Qualifications / Experience / Skills

Education and Training:

Must have knowledge of shop mathematics, machine speeds and feeds, cutting qualities of materials, production methods and shop practice. Work from information such as drawings, sketches, charts, handbook formulas and verbal instructions.

Experience Required:

Four to five years experience in this or comparable classification.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer (minorities/women/veterans/disabled)