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Logistics Specialist - Shipping & Receiving Muncie, IN

Date: Aug 28, 2021

Location: Muncie, IN, 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

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

  • • Maintains a schedule of inbound and outbound production material.
    • Organizes deliveries and shipments of material.
    • Greets truck and arranges for incoming material unload and storage.
    • Gathers appropriate incoming raw material paperwork and receives in system.
    • Informs Quality personnel that incoming production material is ready for Quality review.
    • Assist with managing scrap dealers for pickup of scrap and delivery of tubs. Also arranges delivery of tubs to and from Vendor.
    • Reviews and assures scrap tub manifest and tally sheets are accurate. Audits as required.
    • Assures all other incoming freight is received into system and has required paperwork.
    • Receive and verify incoming raw material or products against invoices, PO’s or other records into MRP system.
    • Examine and unpack incoming shipments; ensure they meet specifications and record issues.
    • Ensure that all documents and material received in the warehouse are of satisfactory quality.
    • Handle all receiving administrative duties in a timely manner.
    • Develop and maintain a filing system for record keeping.
    • Route items to various departments when received in with ATTN to.
    • Represent the receiving department in production meetings to ensure the proper communication of receivables and to understand production needs/priorities.
    • Cooperate with representatives from other departments in the organization to provide warehouse information as requested.
    • Perform regular material warehouse audits to ensure that material is undamaged and maintained neatly throughout the warehouse.
    • Safely utilize forklifts/power jacks to move warehouse materials according to proper safety instructions and as directed.
    • Assist in expediting subcontractor deliveries.
    • General misc. customer and vendor correspondence.
    • Pack and repack product for subcontractors.
    • Takes ownership for assigned area keeping it organized and clean.
    • All other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

 

Required Qualifications


• High School Diploma
• 2 years’ experience working in manufacturing logistics or material planning.
• Must be able to perform work subject to ITAR/EAR regulations and/or program requirements.
 
Preferred Qualifications


•  GKN Experience
• Strong computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. 
• 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.
• Ability to communicate well in English (both written and orally).
• Self-starter, takes initiative, makes decisions as appropriate.
• Experience of the Aerospace industry.

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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Nearest Major Market: Muncie
Nearest Secondary Market: Anderson