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Program Support Officer (IPT)

Date: Feb 1, 2023

Location: Hoogerheide, NL Papendrecht, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About the opportunity

The Program Support Officer for the Civil engines & business jets programs supports the Program Managers in their day-to-day operations of the program.
As Program Support Officer you will be part of the multidisciplinary program team and working alongside additional Program Support Officers.
Your primary role is the execution of activities associated with order & demand management, progress reporting, invoicing, monitoring and control in close cooperation with the program teams.
You are based in Hoogerheide but you are able to work hybrid. You have frequent contact with our production sites in the Netherlands, China and India as well as with our customers.
This role is a good development opportunity to move into a Program Managers role. 

Job Responsibilities

  • You prepare and maintain the customer outlook (forecast).
  • You manage the customer demand orders and order book and process it in the ERP system.
  • You administrate customer portals.
  • You report on a pre-defined cockpit of KPI’s and take measures in case of deviations.
  • You control and monitor on progress, scope, costs, resource management for the programs.
  • You support the Program Manager in reporting and Risk & Opportunity management.
  • You initiate continuous improvement actions based on analytics. 
  • You assist with standardizing and optimizing ways of working. 
  • You perform other related duties as required.

What do you need to be succesfull

  • A minimum of HBO working and thinking level.
  • A high level of accuracy in performing your work.
  • Hands on experience with working in ERP systems (e.g. Baan, SAP).
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Power Point).
  • Customer focus and pro-active attitude, interact with and involve all relevant stakeholders. 
  • Good communication skills, ability to change communication style where needed.
  • Skilled in the Dutch and English language, spoken and written.
  • Skilled in Web portal environments.
  • Experience as administrative support within a production company is an advantage.

We are GKN Aerospace

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. 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.

Whats in it for you

Besides an innovative and international work environment that offers you a good work-life balance, we offer you opportunities to learn and grow, a competitive salary (Grade L1), pension plan, 29 vacation days / 13 ADV days and travel allowance (from 10 km single journey) as well.
Start date is as soon as possible. Note; home base will be starting in Hoogerheide and will move to Papendrecht end of 2023.

To make your start as successful as possible, we will provide you with an extensive training program.
The content and duration of this depends on the role and experience you bring and will take place at our location in Hoogerheide.
After this induction period, during which you will get to know the processes within Fokker Elmo extensively, you will start working together with colleagues in Papendrecht!
 

How to apply

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. 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.

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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