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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/22/2016

GKN Aerospace St Louis, MO

Company
GKN Aerospace
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
8754
AJE Ref #
576133338
Location
St Louis, MO
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Role Purpose
Lead and direct a multi-functional and/or multi-shift team of technicians and skilled craftsmen engaged in the fabrication, processing and delivery of component parts and assemblies
Key Responsibilities

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Human Resources Accountabilities:

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Co-operate in the establishment of organizational arrangements, human resource policies and management development plans that will create a high quality product team and ensure harmonious workplace relations to enable the business unit to meet its current and future objectives.
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Comply with government regulations and the company s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policies.
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Regularly assess and provide feedback regarding performance to employees.
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Maintain a safe workplace.
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Ensure all training requirements are compliant to customer and internal requirements.

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Provide supervision, leadership and coordination of employee activities associated with an assigned product line or department by:

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Developing plans that meet internal and external customer requirements. Develop appropriate metrics, keep metrics updated.
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Representing the team at meetings with customers, vendors or company management.
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Developing innovative problem resolution processes and encouraging new ideas and methods.
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Coordinating with logistics for the shipment of completed product including supplies and inventory.
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Planning with information from the team, operations management, production planning, purchasing, QA, engineering and finance the daily and/or weekly activities and priorities. Plan for overtime, contingencies; keep track of time.
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Supporting Continuous Improvement activities and Employee Involvement teams within your product line or department.
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Supporting of training and/or retraining activities supporting internal and customer requirement including computer or instructor led education, hands-on instruction and demonstration of proficiency, and documentation of on-the-job training (OJT) activities.

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Develop and maintain for the team a set of clearly defined performance objectives that involve individual and team accountability in quality, attendance, workplace safety, cleanliness, and HAZMAT handling & disposal, housekeeping, performance measurement and sharing resources.
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Work with shop stewards for timely problem and grievance resolution, development of performance improvement plans and, where necessary, administration of disciplinary action.
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Develop competencies within the department or product line that focus on:

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Technical skills and continuous manufacturing process improvement
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Developing an understanding of our overall business and financial (cost and asset) management objectives
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Team participation, communication and problem solving techniques
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Team flexibility, cross training and personal motivation to achieve world class quality, financial, and schedule performance

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Work to ensure continually improving manufacturing processes and procedures, with technical assistance from tooling, engineering, finance, and materials.
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Responsible for the completion of key job requirements and other tasks related to this position as assigned by management.
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Develop Leadership Standard Work (LSW) to ensure all items above are consistently and continually addressed.
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Perform all other duties or responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications / Experience / Skills



Education

Bachelor s degree preferred. Combination of education and relevant experience in lieu of degree may be considered



Experience and Qualifications

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Three years of experience in leadership positions in a manufacturing environment.
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Demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication, problem analysis, potential problem analysis, decision analysis and planning.
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Skilled in coaching, team-building, business measurement, continuous improvement and lean manufacturing techniques.
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Multi-task oriented.
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Strong interpersonal skills.
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IT skills

GKN is an equal opportunity employer (minorities/women/veterans/disabled)