GKN Aerospace Maintenance Technician in Muncie, Indiana

Maintenance Technician

Country: United States

Work Location: Muncie, IN

State: Indiana

Advertising End Date: 30 Nov 2017

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

Maintenance/Electrical Technician Overview

Performs necessary mechanical and electrical installations, maintenance, and repairs on all plant equipment and facilities.

Key Responsibilities

Maintenance/Electrical Technician Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains and repairs plant facilities and machinery. Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, and machinery repair manuals.

  • Moves, installs, wires, runs conduit and piping, and sets-up machinery. Assists others to install new and used machinery and to construct new projects.

  • Troubleshoots various mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and plumbing problems, repairs as necessary, and maintains log of all repairs performed.

  • Operates hand tools, standard machine shop equipment, welding equipment, tow motors, and company trucks.

  • Fits bearings, seals, and other components. Makes precise adjustments and alignments on equipment.

  • Selects and uses various precision measuring instruments, testing equipment, and inspection devices.

  • Performs preventive and routine maintenance to assure machine performance.

  • Delivers and picks up items when necessary for the maintenance department.

  • Orders necessary parts and service for plant machinery repair and performs required testing for plant systems in the absence of the maintenance lead person.

  • Performs welding and fabrication as required.

  • Performs daily housekeeping tasks to provide a safe, clean, and orderly workplace.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management

Maintenance/Electrical Technician Education/Work Experience

High school diploma, general education degree (GED) or equivalent work experience. Vocational school diploma plus trade courses in schematics, electrical and electronic concepts or equivalent training and experience also required. Five years prior electrical/electronic experience working on machine tool equipment preferred. Must pay careful attention to all safety requirements to prevent injury to self and others especially log out/tag out procedure.

Maintenance /Electrical Technician Physical Requirements

Regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, bend, stoop, climb, kneel, and reach at or above shoulder level. Occasionally must squat, balance, work at heights, push or pull wheeled items weighing up to 350 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds independently or up to 100 pounds with assistance. Repetitive actions may be necessary including simple and firm grasping and fine manipulation and lifting. Regular exposure to fumes, chemicals, dust, and marked changes in temperature and humidity.

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.

GKN Aerospace

is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,

disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age,

national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or

beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

GKN provides a comprehensive benefits package

which includes competitive wages, medical / dental / vision / life insurance,

FSA/HSA accounts, short and long term disability, 401k with company matching, 9

paid holidays plus 2 floating holidays per year, vacation, sick time, as well

as other supplemental benefits.

EOE/AA M/F/Vet/Disabled - An equal opportunity EMPLOYER. We are a drug free


GKN is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and

complies fully with the rules, regulations and laws of Executive Order 11246 as

amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 38USC 4212 of the

Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and 29 CFR Part 471,

Appendix A to Subpart A.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance or accommodation should contact

the nearest GKN location which can be identified at www.gkn.com.

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.