Site Lean Deployment Leader Al Featured
- Tallassee, Alabama
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Site Lean Deployment Leader Al job at GKN Aerospace Services in Tallassee AL
Description, duties, responsibilities
About UsGKN Aerospace is the worlds leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 countries we serve over 90% of the worlds 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 worlds advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.About the opportunityGKN 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 SummaryThe Site Lean Deployment Leader is a Lean Thinker with a very high level of expertise in Business Transformation. They will play a central role in developing the site into a Lean enterprise based upon GKN Aerospaces Lean Operating Model. They will lead coach and influence their sites Leadership Team ensuring rigour and fidelity to the Lean Deployment roadmap.Job Responsibilities Role modelling a culture that is aligned to the GKN Aerospace "Great Place to Work" value drivers and Culture Principles Exemplifying a safety-first mindset and ensuring that the GKN Aerospace Health Safety and Environmental policies and standards are applied across GKNA and that all locations are a model of a world class healthy and safe working environment Driving the disciplined and rigorous deployment of the Lean Operating Model (LOM) across within their Performance CentreCreating and executing against the Site Lean Deployment plan and ensuring that all resources required are in place both within their site and from the CoE (e.g. Regional Lean Experts assigned as appropriate) Coaching their performance centers Leadership team in their deployment of the Lean Excellence Model Ensuring the correct allocation of resources to make the Lean deployment a success and making problems immediately visible allowing problem solving to take place Delivering significant improvement in People Safety Quality Delivery Cash and Cost (PSQDCC) targets meeting their sites customer and stakeholder commitments driven by significant improvements in Lean Maturity Developing deep Lean Expertise across their site ensuring that they become selfsufficient in running the Lean Operating Model working with the Regional Lean Expert to ensure that all staff are fully certified in Lean Thinking at the appropriate level for their role Complying with all legal and regulatory requirements and ensuring that staff are aware of the policies and their individual responsibilities and accountabilitiesRequired Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in an Engineering or Science discipline or in liue of degree 7 years of relevant business experience to to include some operational experience. Minimum of 5 years relevant business experience to include some operational experience (ex. Team Lead Supervisor Value Steam Manager etc.). 2 years of experience leading coaching and/or mentoring highly skilled and experienced team members. An understanding of Lean Thinking and Lean Leadership. U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements (if required for site).Preferred Qualifications: Second or advanced degree in Business. The demonstrated ability to influence the site Leadership Team. A track record of Leadership and direction through effective communications building effective teams. Evidence of leading Business Transformation Offices. Previous and significant experience in Lean Transformation. A Lean ofr Six Sigma Certification from a reputable certifying body or benchmark company. Aerospace supply chain experience. A passion for the Aerospace industry.QualificationsRequired: BSc degree or equivalent in an Engineering or Science discipline Minimum of 10 years relevant business experience An understanding of Lean Thinking and Lean Leadership The demonstrated ability to influence the site Leadership Team Ability to lead coach and mentor highly skilled and experienced team members A track record of Leadership and direction through effective communications building effective teams Evidence of leading Business Transformation OfficesPreferred: Second or advanced degree in Business Previous and significant experience in Lean Transformation A Lean Certification from a reputable certifying body or benchmark company Aerospace supply chain experience A passion for the Aerospace industryDiversity and InclusionAs 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.#LI-post
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