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Value Stream Supply Chain Manager, Disc Shop

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Advertising End Date:
04 Mar 2018
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About The Opportunity

The Discs & Hubs-shop manufacture rotating parts for commercial and military aircraft as well as for  gas turbines. Our “Value Stream Supply Chain Manager” is moving on to a new position in US and therefore we are looking for a replacement. The main responsibility for the Value Stream Supply Manager is to develop and optimize a competitive Value Stream Supply Chain (supply of material, effective production and delivery to customer). 

Key Responsibilities
The role as a Value Stream Supply Manager includes responsibility for the following main areas:

·         Generating and maintaining Master Production Schedules

·         Capacity Planning

·         Ensuring the control of material supply

·         Analysis and Forecast of Inventory (Raw and WIP), both materials and consumables.

·         Build and optimize flow for an effective production, trough project “Restructuring Disc-Shop.

·         Operational performance, i.e. responsibility for KPI and GOLD-values such as delivery performance and inventory.

·         Managing and developing employees

·         Competence and flexibility training within area

·         Continuous improvements through lean

The Value Stream Supply Chain Manager will be reporting to Value Stream Manager, Discs & Hubs Jannica Andersson.

Other responsibilities

Ensure and lead the MPS and SIOP process for the Value Stream.

Ensure that Master Production Schedules are realistic and in line with customer demand, GKN's manufacturing capacity (including planned stops) and supplier capacity.

Ensuring that appropriate monitoring of process performance within the supply chain (eg forecast accuracy, lead times and safety stocks, etc.) is taken into account in the Master Production Schedules.

Communicate and interact with Programs.

Qualifications / Experience / Skills

University degree in Business, Engineering or equivalent

Strong drive to continuously improve through Lean

Previous managing experience
Knowledge and experience from Supply Chain and Business Administration

Proven Business acumen
Target and result oriented
Fluent in English, both written and spoken
Good ability to create teams and develop/sustain networks

For further information, please contact:

Jannica Andersson at +46 520 291165

About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

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.

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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.

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