Working at GKN Powder Metallurgy
GKN Powder Metallurgy is a multinational engineering company, with opportunities all across the globe. From cars to planes and everything in between, we produce millions of vital components that help make our lives better in thousands of ways.
Our people are making a difference all over the world. From engineering a new solution for a customer to ensuring, once manufactured, it is delivered on time and to the highest standards of quality, GKN PM succeeds because all its employees work together.
We are a global network of over 7,500 people, that delivers cutting-edge technology and engineering to our global customers.
Why choose GKN Powder Metallurgy
"Joining a truly global company that is positively affecting the lives of people around the world every day." What does that mean?
With unrivalled expertise and experience, we strive for being a leader in all of our markets. Our global approach focuses on building our already strong geographic presence, aligning it with our customer needs and creating a platform to exploit the fastest growing markets. In our company the contribution of our people is truly valued. We listen to them and their safety and well-being is one of our top priorities. Our company values explain how we operate every day and we constantly strive to exceed these.
It goes without saying that we offer competitive packages. However, we believe the main appeal is the opportunities GKN Powder Metallurgy provides for you to develop your career, gain an unrivalled breadth of experience and achieve your true potential.
Learning and development
GKN PM has a structured approach to career and personal development, and supports all employees to develop their capabilities and realise their aspirations.
We are constantly looking to improve our people, processes and products to help deliver superior value to our stakeholders. The company is committed to the development of its employees, offering leadership programmes to facilitate continuous development among its management and a focus on its people at the core of our growth strategy.
Who we look for
We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented individuals with the skills and passion to become leaders of the future in what they do.
Whether you envisage a career as an engineer innovating to overcome technical challenges or as an executive helping to lead the business, choosing GKN Powder Metallurgy means you are joining a global network with wide-ranging opportunities.
We recruit across all levels of the organisation through centrally run programmes and locally through our global operations, in a wide variety of functions.
We are incredibly proud of our culture and are looking for like-minded people that share our values. Our DNA underpins what we do, how we behave and helps us to do business the right way. It is supported by our Leadership Behaviours. These make clear what is expected of all of our leaders to ensure we live the DNA every day right across the Group.
A growing business needs great people to help us keep the world moving.
Diversity and Inclusion
INNOVATION. This 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.
We treat all our employees fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or prospective employee on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, colour, race or national or ethnic origin.
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