QA Lab Tech - SMC - B, C & D Shifts

GKN Aerospace Services Sanford, FL
Role Purpose

Operate precision measuring equipment to ensure quality product. Maintain accuracy and perform to set standards for measurement to ensure quality parts are shipped to our customers. Communicate to production and others Dimensional Data for compliance. Follow Quality Management System (QMS) guidelines.

Key Responsibilities


To contribute to the achievement of the company's goals and objectives including budgetary and production goals as defined by the GKN SFD Precision Forming Leadership Team and Production Management Team.

* Performs layout inspection of tooling (SFD manufactured and supplied) and manufactured components when required using standards room test and inspection equipment.

* Cleans, set-up, adjusts and calibrates gages required for shop floor use including MSA requirements.

* Inspects setting masters per the computerized gage maintenance schedule.

* Performs inspections and calibrations of hand gages used throughout the facility such as micrometers and calipers. Support outsource calibration needs.

* Read blueprints and other specifications to obtain production components.

* Programs CMM for inspection of prototype and production components including updates as required.

* Uses established techniques to quantify gage and process performance.

* Performs other duties as specified by management.

* Knows significant environmental aspects of the job and the related operational controls.

* Maintain and establish 5S and TPM standards.

* Involvement in Kaizen and other continuous improvement activities.

* Support GKN Customers, Manufacturing, Tooling Design, Engineering and other business area as required.


Ability to read and write English Language.

* Some College preferred. High School diploma or GED required.

* Five years quality assurance experience preferred.

* Three years working knowledge of quality systems required.

* Working knowledge of Metrology, Geometry and Trigonometry.

* Working knowledge of BASIC programming.

* CQT (Certified Quality Technician) optional

* Successful completion of pre-hire screening and interview.

* Ability to work as a team player with minimal supervision.

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 Driveline is the market leader in the development and delivery of contemporary and electrified driveline systems and solutions. With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world's automotive manufacturers.

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.