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Business Systems Specialist

Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: Wellington, KS, US

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.

Job Summary


Seeking .NET developer to design, modify, develop and implement software, programming applications and maintain documentation of process flow. You will act as a skilled and knowledgeable team member whose role is to provide the business global support and deliver best practices around the analysis and design of applications and solutions in line with the business requirements.

Job Responsibilities


•    Build web, desktop and mobile applications using VB .Net and ASP .Net. 
•    Program enhancements to the Company’s ERP system using Progress ABL. 
•    Maintain and work with SharePoint portal and Shop Floor automation projects.  
•    Collaborate with business users and be able to work independently or as a team member to analyze and automate the current business processes. 
•    Analyze business objectives and identify areas for improvement.  
•    Provide end-user support, documentation and training.  
•    Self-driven and self-motivated to quickly develop skills in new technology and work in a fast-paced, growing environment.
•    Well organized with the ability to work on multiple projects within a given timeframe.

Job Qualifications


Basic Requirements:


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science 
•    3+ years of experience with ERP system and with manufacturing support systems.
•    3+ years of Programming with a focus on Visual Basic .Net, Visual Basic 6, Microsoft Visual Studio.
•    3+ years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server, Progress OpenEdge, MYSQL


Preferred Requirements:


•    GKN Experience
•    SharePoint experience 
•    OO Technology
•    Progress ABL
•    Strong analytical and planning skills.
•    Experience working within and/or supporting an information technology environment.
•    Experience working with manufacturing and/or business systems.
•    Ability to be proactive and take initiative, including performance of duties exercising independent judgement.
•    Ability to work effectively in a team environment – to effectively listen, challenge and communicate.
•    Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

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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