Identify abnormalities and correct situations on line utilizing lean manufacturing problem solving skills and use countermeasures in order to eliminate waste and improve cost.
Act to meet Lines, Department and Plant goals
Participate to ensure 5S/TPM activities are carried out
Perform changeover and set up as required
Perform error proofing, generate ideas and aid in the development of team members
Identify methods to enhance and share team knowledge
Maintain DMR Area and Log book
Responsible for filling out and turning in pullsheets
Know how to master and calibrate all stations on the line
Minor routine maintenance tasks (troubleshooting)
Participate in team meetings
Promote a teamwork environment
Capable of making offsets on the line if needed
Perform pattern checks once a hisft, along with knowing how to read the pattern.
Support team (active and constructive role)
Understand dept. responsibilities and roles
Must rotate stations and lines
Help coordinate scheduled downtime and changeovers with Senior Operator & VSL
Identify shift priorities and resource constraints and communicate back to the Senior Operator
Verify expected throughput and PPH. Countermeasures and react as necessary.
Countermeasure and react to abnormalities that may results from supporting team members, observation from line(s)/cell(s) or equipment
Input information concerning problems in SAP.
Address and escalate concerns that impact delivery to Senior Operator.
Work from standardized work instructions and control plans
Perform and support Lock out/Tag out principles
Perform specific procedures on equipment safety in cell/line/dept./plant
Report safety issues
Wear personal protective equipment as well as assisting to ensure all team members
Understand and utilize all Cell/Station Quality documentation
Calibrate and Master gages and understand gaging qualification requirement
Verify and document error proofing per schedule
Report Quality issues promptly and assist in clean point creation
Keep station and fixtures/tools clean and organized at all times
Audit cells for 5S and other shift overlap standard work.
Verify expected throughput and PPPH. Countermeasure and react as necessary to achieve goals.
Report on the status of line(s)/cell(s) as required by Value Stream Leader.
Ensure issues affecting the teams are on the End of Line boards and that EOL board is up to date and accurate.
Create and maintain a team atmosphere by setting the example, encouraging, and providing constructive feedback to team members.
Encourage and set the example for standard work amongst team members
Help with improvements on NRFT
Understand Operational Equipment Efficiencies
Exposure to the PM process
General understanding of GR&R
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
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.