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Manufacturing Engineering Intern (Fall 2017)


Cromwell, United States of America

Role Purpose
Help An Innovative, Growing, & Fast-paced Organization by Joining Our Team!

GKN Aerospace is a global first tier supplier of airframe and engine structures, components, assemblies and transparencies to a wide range of aircraft and engine prime contractors and other first tier suppliers. We operate in three main product areas: aerostructures, engine components/sub-systems, and special products. We are over 11,500 employees strong with 32 locations in 9 different countries.

GKN Aerospace Cromwell was established in 2003. Our site specializes in the design and manufacture of composite assemblies for both military and commercial applications using innovative and cutting edge technologies.

Engineering Intern students at GKN Cromwell are considered to be an integral part of the Engineering staff and are provided with tasks that are both technically challenging and educationally stimulating. Under guidance of the engineering staff, the students will be assigned to teams associated with ongoing production and/or Research/Development programs.

Key Responsibilities
• Preparation and modification of manufacturing/engineering documents
• Observation of processes and technical data generation and analysis
• Support of component and full-scale test activities
• Interface with other internal organizations such as manufacturing, product support and purchasing, as well as suppliers.

Qualifications / Experience / Skills
Educational Requirements
• Must be a currently enrolled Junior or Senior majoring in Engineering or a similar field.
• Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.
• Experience in a Manufacturing or Factory Environment is preferred, but not required.
• Aerospace experience preferred, but not required.
• Strong written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills required.
• Must display maturity and a high level of professionalism.
• Strong computer skills desired.
• Demonstrates acceptance of responsibility
• Shows pride in work performed
• Demonstrates flexibility in acceptance of assignments and schedules
• Maintains professional behavior and appearance
• Dependability
Physical Requirements
• Specific Vision abilities required; including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus with a specific requirement for corrected vision at 20/25 or better.
• Must be able to work in a production environment and travel throughout the facility and corporation to obtain information needed to perform job functions.
• Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.
• Prolonged sitting and terminal use, and have the ability to move around a manufacturing environment.
• Employee must lift and/or move up to 25 lbs., using proper lifting technique


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