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Logistics Administrator

Date: Nov 13, 2022

Location: El Cajon, CA, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 38 manufacturing locations in 12 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.

About the opportunity

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we do.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

Job Summary


Define and review KPIs, perform analysis, drive continuous improvement projects, define methodology / standard work, manage and monitor performance in the area of logistics and material flow at site level. The role can cover the following (all or partially): Inbound / Receiving, internal material movements, warehousing, outbound / shipping, freight/transport management, cycle counting, inventory management, transactional activities, packaging.

Job Responsibilities


•    Coordinate office activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance to company policies
       •    Directing, reviewing, and optimizing office operations to increase accuracy, productivity, and efficiency and reduce costs
•    Manage agendas/travel arrangements/appointments etc. for the upper management
       •    Organize and schedule meetings and events
       •    Coordinating schedules and managing calendars for multiple parties to ensure that activities are properly arranged with no conflicts.
       •    Manage phone calls and correspondence (e-mail, letters, packages etc.)
•    Support budgeting procedures
       •    Help maintain the budget plan
•    Create and update records and databases with personnel, financial and other data
       •    Keep records and reports up to date
       •    Permits 
       •    Carry out clerical duties, including answering phones and preparing documents
•    Track stocks of office supplies and place orders when necessary
•    Submit timely reports and prepare presentations/proposals as assigned    
       •    Manage data in spreadsheets and reports
       •    Update KPI’s
•    Assist colleagues whenever necessary

Job Qualifications


Required Qualifications

• High School Diploma
• 1 year of experience working with MS Office Suite (Excel and Outlook)
• Must be able to perform work subject to ITAR/EAR regulations and/or program requirements.
Preferred Qualifications

• GKN Experience 
• Ability to confront problems and resolve conflicts or facilitate resolution.
• Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills: accuracy is essential.
• Takes initiative to streamline tasks and balance priorities, multi-task, and work with cross-functional teams and leaders in a multi-faceted environment.
• Strong communication, project and time management skills.
• Ability to work well under pressure, manage multiple projects/issues, and stay focused.
• Sound judgement and strong problem solving skills. .
• Experience with SAP or other MRP system.
• Self-starter, takes initiative, makes decisions as appropriate

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

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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