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Programme Support Officer/Planner (Mirabel)

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Mirabel, Quebec, CA

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

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.


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.

About GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace provider. With 61 locations worldwide, 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.

 

Fokker Elmo, a division of GKN Aerospace, is a leading player in the design, manufacturing and support for the Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) for Aerospace and Defense programs with its headquarters in Hoogerheide, The Netherlands. Our innovative tools and processes support our customers together and with our skilled professional work force creates a Unique Selling Point. Fokker Elmo offers an innovative and international workplace in a company with a rich history in the field of aircraft construction.  Our company has a passion for aerospace technology and our staff are rightly proud of what they develop and build.

 

Members of the Fokker Elmo community can be found across the globe. Our activities are also performed regularly onsite at customer locations, including Fokker Elmo Canada located in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada.

Job Summary

We are seeking to recruit a Planner – Programme Support Officer to join our Operations division as part of our Fokker Elmo Canada team. The position will be supporting our ongoing Final Assembly Line activities with one of our main customers in the Montreal area – providing a unique experience for an Aerospace career. The planner will be reporting to the Program Manager while working closely with the Supervisor and Team Leads to manage the activities of a growing team of 20 operators.

 

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. To be successful in this role you will have excellent communication skills and be a proficient Microsoft user. You will be a team player able to work co-dependently with others in the team. The role will may include some international Travel to our Dutch sites.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan the execution of repair jobs based on customer priority, resource availability and access to the aircraft assembly line
  • Point of Contact with customer for on-site scheduling
  • Intensively liaise with customer in daily meetings
  • Maintain the work planning database
  • Coordinate priorities internally between Operations team: Manufacturing engineering, logistics and team leads
  • Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring that the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards are applied and that their assigned areas are a model of a world class healthy and safe working environment
  • Active involvement in problem solving

 

How You Will Contribute

To help us make a difference, you’ll bring your passion and talent for what you do along with the following skills, experience, qualifications and attributes:

Essential

  • Bilingual French and English
  • Superior Excel skills
  • Experience in scheduling and task management
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work in a high paced environment
  • Must be willing to work in Mirabel

 

Desirable

  • Qualifications in an Aerospace discipline
  • A passion for the Aerospace industry

What We Will Offer

Once you are on board you will get the following perks and benefits:

 

  • Competitive salary scale dependent on experience
  • End of year bonus 2000$ 
  • Industry Leading VRSP= we’ll match your contributions up to 3%
  • 100% Premium paid Health Insurance
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 6 paid personal days
  • A collaborative, dynamic working environment 

 

As well as a competitive package we’ll offer you a world of opportunity. We want to see your career fly!  We’ll support your career progression by providing you with learning and development opportunities.  That’s the beauty of being part of a global business, once you’re on board you never know where you career journey may take you! 

Why Join Us

A Great Place to work needs a Great Way of Working

 

Everyone is welcome to apply to GKN.  Through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and by living our five powerful principles we’ve created a culture where everyone feels welcome to contribute.  It’s a culture that won us ‘The Best Workplace Culture Award’ last year.  By embracing and celebrating what makes us unique we encourage everyone to bring their full self to work. We’re also committed to providing an accessible recruitment process, so if you require reasonable adjustments at any stage during our recruitment process please get in touch and let us know.

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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