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SAP Developer/Technician-El Cajon, CA

Date: Jun 17, 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 50 manufacturing locations in 15 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

Do you want to be part of a dynamic and challenging environment at the most trusted partner in the sky? If you have a passion for IT Integration and are interested in solving complex problems, join us on our journey of powering the future of sustainable flight!

At GKN Aerospace, we believe that inclusion propels innovation and is the foundation of all that we do. Our Shared Purpose: "Connecting and protecting people" drives us to be the best Aerospace company for our employees, customers, and everyone we serve. We can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. Our team spans the globe and is diverse individuals all working together with cutting-edge technology to be part of building the best airplanes and space rockets in the history of aviation.

We are looking for an experienced SAP developer who has a deep interest in ERP and business processes, want to constantly develop and stay at the forefront of innovative integration technology. So, are you ready to team up with the most dedicated team and be part of a meaningful mission of bringing our business to the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Then we are excited to get to know you

As a Centre of Excellence (CoE) Developer, you will act as a skilled and knowledgeable team member whose role is to provide the business global support and deliver best practices around the development and configuration of applications and solutions in line with the business requirements.

Working as a member of the global CoE team, the CoE Developer will play a role in provisioning, to continuously improve and support their designated application area within the agreed SLA.

The CoE forms part of the wider IT applications team, an integral part of the global IT organization. You will be a trusted partner to the business in providing applications and solutions in line with the IT operating model, working alongside the IT business partners, project management office, security and IT operations teams.

Job Responsibilities


•    With your detailed knowledge of ABAP, enhancements and user exits, you will have the opportunity to assist in developing and implementing major ERP changes in combination with maintenance and support of the running ERP systems to provide the best service to our business.
•    Working as part of the global 20+ employee SAP CoE Team, define, develop and maintain our SAP ERP implementations around the globe.
•    We work in global cross-functional teams and believe that DevOps makes us more efficient in both development and maintenance.
•    Develop and maintain applications such as ABAP, Adobe forms, CDS Views, ALV reporting

Job Qualifications


Required Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree.
•    4+ years SAP experience within a development role 
•    U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements. 
Preferred Qualifications

•    GKN experience 
•    Experience working within and/or supporting an information technology environment.
•    Experience working with manufacturing and/or business systems.
•    Ability to be proactive and take initiative, including performance of duties exercising independent judgement.
•    Ability to work effectively in a team environment – to effectively listen, challenge and communicate.
•    Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
•    Strong problem solving skills.
•    Professionalism and flexibility.
•    Good written and oral communication skills in the English language.


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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