GKN is a global engineering group but it’s not just engineers we need. We are recruiting individuals across all our functions.
We offer challenging and rewarding roles across multiple disciplines, and opportunities to develop professional, technical and leadership career paths.
General Management, Commercial, Engineering, Operations
Our General Managers provide leadership, management and direction to those operations, while ensuring cost, quality and schedule commitments are met or exceeded. They provide the strategic vision and implementation to manage all aspects of the operation.
Whether you’re looking for a customer-facing role like Account Management, working creatively in our Marketing teams or to join our Business Development department, you will work closely with our stakeholders, helping to position GKN PM as a market leader with unrivalled expertise and experience in delivering what our global customers need.
Engineering is at the heart of everything we do here at GKN. You will work with our customers to find innovative solutions that are efficient, sustainable and cost effective, and you will focus on identifying future technology requirements to deliver market-leading solutions.
At GKN Powder Metallurgy we recognise that what we do well today, we can do even better tomorrow. This culture of continuous improvement is at the heart of our operations across GKN Powder Metallurgy and we are constantly looking to improve our people, processes and products. Our Operations and Maintenance teams are responsible for executing every sites improvement plan and delivering maximum value to our customers.
Manufacturing Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality, Program Management
Our Manufacturing Engineering team sets future trends in modern manufacturing technologies. It is responsible for robust manufacturing process selection, management of tools to support designs, subsequent development, trials and testing of these tools, developing, implementing, maintaining and improving manufacturing materials and processes throughout the product lifecycle, as well as efficient factory layout to meet safety, quality, environmental and business requirements.
Our well-developed supply chain provides the company with a reliable source of key raw materials and components, and is supported by processes that assist the decision to make in-house or buy externally. We work with an evolving chain of people, processes and global suppliers to drive down operating costs, implement more effective process solutions and establish standard practices across our global organization.
At GKN Powder Metallurgy we pride ourselves on delivering high quality products to the right place at the right time all over the world. Our Quality team is essential to our success. Operating within established global standards, it is focused on meeting and exceeding all of our internal standards and, more importantly, our customers’ quality requirements. Our team is relentlessly developing new solutions to enhance our products.
We design and deliver exciting and diverse programmes of work to our customers across our broad range of markets around the world. It requires specialist expertise and capability to manage programmes to meet customer, schedule, cost and quality requirements.
Finance, HR, IT, Purchasing
Our Finance teams play a major role in delivering this shareholder value and are at the core of our business, helping shape our strategy, decision-making and the day-to-day running of our operations. We are committed to developing a best-in-class team that implements industry-leading best practices to help manage the financial performance of a constantly growing business.
Our HR teams are focused on recruiting the very best talent and creating a workforce of engaged colleagues around the world. Our employees and their wellbeing is our number one priority at GKN Powder Metallurgy and we are committed to supporting our employees to fulfil their ambitions and reach their potential.
The focus for our Global IT organisation is to provide high quality IT support systems to every aspect of the business. In times of digitization and big data, we believe that a strong IT department helps to gain a competitive edge over the company's competitors.
Purchasing is a truly international function that requires you to develop strong working relationships with our suppliers and customers. Working at the centre of our well developed supply chain, purchasing professionals in GKN have a wide range of responsibilities, including collecting financial data, spend analysis, evaluating suppliers, maintaining inventory control systems and analysing minimum inventory systems.