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Cromwell, United States of America

Direct support for tooling with sound comprehensive knowledge of designing techniques needed within a fast moving manufacturing environment. Responsible for developing designs for tools and tooling systems, structures and plant arrangements with minimum supervision. Reviews engineering drawing, CAD/graphics, computer model work and reading of drawings. Plans and executes the presentation of these in graphic form or detailed models. Has good knowledge of industry and regulated standards and codes.
Key Responsibilities
Typical Duties:

• Preparation of tool usage instructions
• Tool tryout and handover to Operations
• Tool Inspection and maintenance
• Tool Design revisions

Essential Functions:

• Plans, organizes and coordinates own work.
• Collects, reads, interprets and uses related reference documents and drawings prepared by other disciplines, vendors or outside sources.
• Ensures compliance with approved design standards to provide quality design, safety, constructability, reliable operation, fabrication and satisfactory completion.
• Reviews and checks calculations, design models, drawings and design documents for quality accuracy, neatness, functionality and satisfactory completion.
• Assembles bid, approval and fabrication issue drawing packages with supervision.
• Provide drawing for own designs and produce sketches to incorporate in drawings by designers.
• Research design options.
• Review shop drawings.
• Assure that drawings and designs are in accordance with company production and design standards.


Associate degree in an engineering or scientific discipline and 1 - 2 years CATIA V5 or Solid Works experience in an aerospace environment; or
Specialized courses in drafting, design and engineering practices, and min. 3 years of CATIA V5 or Solid Works experience; or
Equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge of tool making practices specific to mold manufacture and repair
CATIA V5 or Solid Works experience
Proficiency on personal computer and mastery of Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint).
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 facilities and corporation to obtain information needed to perform job functions;
Prolonged standing and have the ability to move around a manufacturing environment;
About Us
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.

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.

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