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EVMS Manager - St Louis, MO

Date: Aug 18, 2019

Location: St Louis, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us


GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 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. 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

This position manages the finance and commercial program team including EVMS compliance.  This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and successful implementation via a Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) validation review.

Job Responsibilities

• Oversee and develop processes necessary to achieve and maintain an EVMS, including successful completion of a validation review.
• Facilitates the interface between the program, senior management, and the customer concerning EVMS data, processes and issues.
• Consult with the program relative to EVMS matters, which include the budgeting, planning/scheduling, estimate at completion, work authorization, change management, data analysis and other processes.
• Monitor and analyzing the information produced by the EVMS to insure data integrity occurs and the information is useful for decision-making.
• Develop and maintain the IMS. 
• Ensure that the IMS meets customer delivery requirements, and is executable regarding internal and external resources. 
• Ensure that the IMS aligns with ERP schedules, supplier schedules and customer schedules.
• Lead the activity to respond to corrective action plans and effort leading to the validation review.  This includes training, process improvement, automating processes as applicable, measuring data metrics, and articulating the path to validation in various reports, briefings and meetings.
• Support the business with the execution of the monthly cadence cycle to include the completion and submittal of the monthly reports and monthly data cycle.
• Provide guidance to the program on other financial and business matters as they occur.
• Lead the planning and scheduling process for the program manager in coordination with the finance team. 
• Develop and provide appropriate metrics and information to enable attainment of the project schedule objectives.
• Lead Commercial activity and provide program director and IPT team with commercial advice. 
• Ensure timely and quality responses to customer requests and integrate communications into program cadence.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
• 10 years of experience in an accounting or financial analysis
• Must have an active Secret Clearance
• Must be a US Citizen. Must comply with ITAR regulations and site SSA requirements.

Additional Qualifications:

• GKN Experience
• Strong understanding of program management, risk management and finance
• Strong communication and presentation skills.
• Strong problem solving and analysis skills.
• Ability to manage complexity and resolve conflicts that arise from balancing multiple priorities
• Strong team leadership skills with direct reports and ability to communicate and facilitate across functional lines



Diversity and Inclusion


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.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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