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GKN Aerospace NC Programmer V - St. Louis, MO in St Louis, Missouri

NC Programmer V - St. Louis, MO

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Date:Feb 10, 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

To develop data and processes that generate Numerical Control (NC) programs which facilitate and control the manufacture of products.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan, create, verify and revise machine control data and documentation that directs the operation for multi-axis numerically controlled machines and robots required to manufacture and inspect complex parts and tools

  • Provide numerical control, machining, and programming technical expertise to cross-functional engineering and manufacturing teams

  • Establish technical requirements for manufacturing and producibility

  • Define and designs complex fixtures used to manufacture or inspect part

  • Plan, guide and facilitate the development and integration of new machining techniques and manufacturing methods or inspection techniques, processes and software

  • Continuously improve the quality of manufacturing processes and supplier-provided work

  • Develops processes and procedures for new machines and products

  • Works with customers and Design Engineering to resolve definition and producibility issues

  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for effective performance

  • Perform other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • 15 years programming aerospace metallic structural components, and manufacturing tools or fixtures

  • 5 axis structural part background and experience

  • 5 years of Catia experience

  • Vericut simulation background and experience

  • Must be a US Person. Must comply with ITAR regulations and site SSA requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Additional NX or other CAD/CAM software is a plus

  • Trade School certification or degree in a relevant manufacturing field is preferred

  • Familiarity with current windows environment and current Microsoft office suite

  • Strong CAD design and modeling skills desired

  • Machinist and or machine tool experience

  • VB or other coding software knowledge is a plus

  • Composites and/or ply nest programming knowledge is a plus

  • Ability to lead team projects

  • Ability and willingness to coach and train NC programming staff

Physical Demands

  • Frequently required to spend long hours sitting at a work stations

  • May be required to walk or stand for brief periods

  • May be required to use stairs when elevator is not available

  • May occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move up to 25 pounds of office supplies and materials

  • May be required to reach with arms and hands and to stoop, kneel or crouch

  • Must be able to 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 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.