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Team Leader

Date: Nov 26, 2021

Location: Langfang, CN

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 51 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world”s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way.


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

The Team Leader is accountable for achieving the People, Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cash and Cost (PSQDCC) targets through the disciplined and rigorous deployment of the Lean Operating Model.

The Team Leader is accountable for attaining Operational Excellence across their designated area of responsibility, in line with the Performance Centre objectives. 

The Team Leader is accountable for creating a ‘Great Place To Work’ through developing and empowering first class Team Members and driving a culture of continuous improvement, safe working and open dialogue.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create and sustain a culture that is aligned to the GKN Aerospace “Great Place to Work” value drivers and Culture Principles by role-modelling behaviours, motivating, encouraging and recognising the contribution of Team Members.
  • Hold Team Members and fellow Team Leaders accountable to embody the GKNA culture principles
  • Be Open and Honest when appraising and managing individuals’ performance whilst supporting and coaching individuals to close performance gaps
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Job Qualifications

  • Able to demonstrate competence to undertake key tasks within their designated work zone or those in zones within similar processes
  • Excellent performance as a Team member, demonstrating rigorous adherence to standardised work, and a track record of Kaizen implementation
  • Self-motivated by meeting and exceeding PSQDCC performance targets
  • The demonstrated ability to work with various stakeholders
  • Demonstrated potential to lead, engage, train and develop direct reports
  • An effective communicator and an influential team member

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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