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SCM Process & Tools Manager

Date: Sep 10, 2021

Location: Manchester, CT, 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


Lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling the activities necessary to use the planning and finance modules in LN at Manchester, North Charlestown and Muncie.

Job Responsibilities


• Deep understanding of the gaps to be closed in order to get:
   o a Planning module fully functional in the 3 sites: ERP System is consistently reliable, capable of triggering stable flow of incoming production material required from external and GKN suppliers to site, enabling production cells to satisfactorily meet Program Demand and maintain inventory at established target levels.
   o Finance module fully functional in LN:  KPI’s, MRB Warehouse and Scrap flows to variance account and GL account, perform invoice imaging.
• The scope is from project planning, through deployment including documentation of the processes and training of the users.
• Develop cross-functionally with IT, Finance, Programs, Engineering, Procurement, and Supply Chain Management the Project charter and Project plan, get Steer Co sign-off of them.
• Manage execution and control of the activities in the cross functional teams at each site according to time plan
• Manage external contractors and IT solutions for configuration as necessary to support ERP planning and financial control implementation
• Become proficient in Supply Chain practices to support overall cluster success.

Job Qualifications


Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering, Finance or a related field OR 4 years of high volume materials planning experience in a manufacturing environment in lieu of a degree.
• 1 + year relevant manufacturing experience, aerospace preferred
• U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements

Preferred Qualifications

• GKN Experience
• Effective communication skills
• Capable of leading diverse teams through influence
• Proficient computer skills. Experience with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint


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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