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Responsible for the management of employees, cost, equipment and R&M, utilizing the Lean Fundamental Tools throughout the Maintenance Department. Identify/implement new technologies in maintenance field e.g. Vibration Analysis, Thermal imaging, Laser alignment, etc. Track and maintain machine/line uptime at budgeted levels.Key Responsibilities
Comply with all company and departmental policies and procedures.
Provide leadership to team using the GKN Six Promises
Direct team members and maintain a physical presence
Responsible for the training structure and plans to support the ever changing technologies as well as for the training and development of maintenance and controls associates
Maintain associate attendance information including vacation schedules.
Perform required timekeeping tasks in the Kronos system
Ensure that safety is the top priority with Maintenance Team
Assist the team, engineering, other Value Streams and management to ensure customer requirements are met
Develop associate work schedule to include weekend and holiday coverage
Provide leadership to build / support EI teams.
Drive continuous improvement thru EI teams.
Investigate, recommend, development and training of the Maintenance department.
Continue to create strategies to support Predictive maintenance.
Appraise the performance of team members and guide them in planning their development using the PDP (Performance Development Process)
Ensure conformance to all GKN policies, OSHA work instructions and requirements.
Hire and develop associates in accordance with staffing needs.
Handle disciplinary issues within the guidelines of GKN s policies and procedures
Manage Industrial Maintenance Technicians, directing them in daily tasks and expectations.
Develop, maintain and monitor budget for equipment, manpower and expenses.
Investigate new technologies.
Ensure EHS standards are followed, maintained and improved.
Integrate IPS senior associates into a maintenance program.
Initiate best practices and bench mark with other GKN facilities.
Build and maintain good customer relationship with machine manufacturers for parts and service.
Qualifications / Experience / Skills
High School Diploma - required
Bachelor degree in Industrial Maintenance, or equivalent preferred
Industrial Maintenance Courses in Electrical, Mechanical, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, and Electronics..
Proficient in Word, Excel, and SAP etc.Ten years Industrial Maintenance experience, Five years supervisory experience 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.
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.
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