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Program Manager - Tallassee, AL

United States
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About The Opportunity

About the Opportunity:

The Program Manager will provide P&L leadership and day-to-day focus on the proper execution of actions necessary for the on-time delivery, first time quality and profitability of products and services. You will manage customer facing programs in steady state production (post LCG 6) at a single site and provide business leadership to ensure the contractual requirements are delivered and the business results are achieved.

Who you’ll work with:

The Program Manager will report to the Head of Programs for the Site and work directly with our customers.

What you’ll 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.

  • Functional Responsibility
  • Customer Service
  • Program Performance
  • Contract and Business Case Fulfillment
  • Team Leadership
  • Operational Responsibility

About You:
Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree(preferably in Engineering, Manufacturing, Mathematics, Science or Finance)
  • Minimum 5 years aerospace or manufacturing industry:
  • Roles within one or more of the following functions
    • Supply Chain Management (Buyer, Specialist, Manager
    • Manufacturing Engineering
    • Commercial (Contracts) Management
    • Program or Project Management
  • U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements

    Additional Qualifications:

  • Add additional candidate qualifications that represent an ideal candidate including: education, certifications, experience, or behavioral attributes that compliment the required qualifications.
  • MBA
  • Six Sigma Green Belt+ Certifcation
  • Demonstrated people management success including hiring and performance management as well as maintaining high levels of engagement among the technical staff
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.

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.

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