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GKN Aerospace Bonding Mechanic - Paint in St Louis, Missouri

Bonding Mechanic - Paint

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Date:Apr 7, 2021

Location: St Louis, MO, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

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

Job Summary

Prepares surfaces and applies stain, paint or other materials for decorative or protective purposes to wood, metal or other surfaces of internal or external structures or equipment. Determines surface peculiarities, use and environment of surfaces, and types of paint or stain required for different applications. Conforms to safety and health standards. Typically requires skills acquired through completion of a two to three year apprenticeship program or equivalent work experience, and instruction from more experienced painters.Representative Activities include: Prepares and cleans surfaces for painting by removing old finish, sanding, and applying fillers and sealers. Selects and mixes paints to obtain desired texture and color. Selects, requisitions, and stores materials in appropriate quantities. May do window glazing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Compliance with all risk assessments and company Environment, Health & Safety Procedures relevant to all work activities

  • Reporting of all incidents, accidents and near misses as per the company’s procedure and implementation of identified corrective actions

  • Maintain good standards of housekeeping in designated work area

  • Ensure that any calibrated equipment used is within date

  • Responsible for the timely clearance of work phases using the ERP system

  • Adhering to the requirements of the GKNAF Quality Procedures

  • Awareness of export control requirements

  • Responsible for highlighting any non-conformance to the Process Team Leader To hold first party inspection approval

Job Qualifications

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

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.