GKN Machine Repair Mechanic in St Louis, Missouri

Machine Repair Mechanic

Country: United States

Work Location: St Louis

State: Missouri

Advertising End Date: Not Specified

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

Job Purpose:

Responsible for the mechanical repair and mechanical maintenance of machinery and equipment. 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.

Education and Training:

Must have knowledge of shop mathematics, applied mechanics, industrial machinery, plant and equipment. Must be able to use personal computer and electronic diagnostic equipment. Work from handbook formulas, drawings, sketches and diagrams.

Experience Required:

Two to three years’ experience minimum or an associate’s degree from an accredited trade school program.

Candidates must be U.S. Persons with the ability to pass a

government background investigation for a DoD Security Clearance at the secret

level. Candidates will also be subject to an employment background

investigation to include but not limited to: criminal history, employment and

education verification, drug testing, and creditworthiness. The clearance

must be maintained during the time of employment.

Key Responsibilities

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

  1. Maintain, modify, install, rebuild diagnose and repair mechanical machinery and equipment.

  2. Develop and maintain procedures for mechanical maintenance activity.

  3. Prioritize and schedule mechanical maintenance activities.

  4. Assure that plant and equipment meet production quality expectations including the Boiler house.

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

  6. Perform any other activity, as directed, required for maintenance. This shall include movement, packaging, protection and crating of material, product and any manufacturing related items and operation of material handling equipment as required to successfully complete their mechanical maintenance tasks.

  7. 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 maintenance work.

Essential job functions for each of the job classifications are available in the Human Resources Department.

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 Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 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.

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.