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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016

GKN Chemtronics El Cajon, CA

El Cajon, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Role Purpose
Not Specified
Key Responsibilities


Requires 4 year degree in relevant engineering or business or equivalent combination of education and experience. An advanced degree in business or finance/accounting desirable. Formal management training a plus.

Minimum 5 / 8 years of technical/manufacturing experience in an aerospace environment with minimal 3 / 5 years supervisory/management experience strongly preferred. Proven experience in influencing, leading cross functional teams and driving change results orientation. Change agent with strong credibility and influence in the organization. Demonstrated commitment for process improvement with results. Demonstrated ability to motivate others and achieve results. Customer-focused in meeting commitments of quality and delivery. Must possess demonstrated problem solving, manufacturing practice applications (e.g., SPC, Flow Charts, standardized work, KAIZEN, etc.). Must possess excellent demonstrated interpersonal, leadership, organizational and communication skills. Qualifications / Experience / Skills


Under minimal supervision, develop plans and strategies for the Value Stream activities including but not limited to strategic planning, capital investment, operations, profit and loss, continuous flow, material movement, LE (Lean Enterprise) Basic Thinking with focus on quality, delivery, customer interface, continuous improvement, cost, inventory and EHS. Principal accountabilities identified below:

Directs the manufacture of products at the lowest possible cost with the highest quality. Defines the long and short-term goals of the VSM s manufacturing activity. Develops/inputs the manpower loading, capacity plan, inventory management and delivery commitment.

Develops a high performance team by supervising Operational and Technical staff to include, but not limited to, hiring, staff development, counseling and corrective action, training, performance evaluation and motivation.

Leads and influences all elements of Value Stream (material, manpower, machines, etc) from material inputs to parts shipment including overall responsibility of Maintenance, Supply Chain, Operation Team Lead and Process Improvement Engineers to effect maximum level of productivity, quality and on-time delivery of product.

GKN is an EOE/M/F/D/V employer. Candidates must meet all requirements under ITAR.

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