6 months ago
Experience in working in Flight Test Programs and Major Program retro fits preferred.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelors degree in Business Management, Operations or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 6 years combined Operational and/or Supply Chain experience to include proficiency with LEAN/Six Sigma tools and concepts. Lean/Six Sigma certification in area of discipline preferred.
Under minimal supervision, assist in the development of standardized tools and with a teamwork approach, evaluate suppliers business systems and manufacturing processes and work closely with suppliers through collaborative relationships to improve response time from supply base, reduced risk of multi-tier supply chain disruption, reduce risk of shortages, reduce lead-times, improve quality, increase delivery performance. Provide Operational, Supply Chain, and Logistical support to the Supply Chain and sub-tier suppliers to improve suppliers operational issues. Lead focused supplier teams through continuous improvement activities. Assigned to most critical supply chain issues. Act as a mentor to Supply Chain Improvement Specialists III.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions: 1. As a team member, lead elements of assessments to determine suppliers ability to meet production rates. Identify and drive closer of improvement opportunities. Mentor Supply Chain Improvement Specialists III in this process. 2. Utilize standardized assessment tools, identify opportunities of improvement in the operational areas of maintenance management, production control, materials planning, system analysis, productivity analysis and cost control, production planning, productivity, capacity planning and analysis, managing suppliers, machining and assembly, internal quality control, and other lean manufacturing principles. Mentor Supply Chain Improvement Specialists III in this process. 3. Provide oversight and guidance to suppliers and drive actions that address opportunities and validate that the action is implemented and shows marked measured improvement. 4. Through continuous improvement measure the supply chain by gathering standardized leading indicator metrics that facilitate the ability to proactively address negative trends that may adversely affect delivery performance. 5. Lead suppliers through transition planning and execution with minimal impact to the companys production line. 6. Provide on-site support to the Supply Chain, Operations and Logistics. 7. Act as a liaison between suppliers and internal functional areas to ensure information, documentation and product flow meet objectives. 8. Work with the suppliers to identify Operational, Supply Chain and Quality constraints while providing value added process improvements to reduce supplier cycle times to meet program deadlines. 9. Coordinate, chair and lead daily operational meetings and conference calls with suppliers to provide critical milestone plans, recovery actions and information to purchasing when required. 10. Assist the suppliers in the development of performance metrics, capacity plans, employee training matrices, milestone plans and project plans. 11. Develop, coach and mentor problem solving skills. Create problem solvers within the organization. 12. Participate and lead joint continuous improvement events. 13. Establish methods that identify and/or track root causes and provide corrective action. Mentor Supply Chain Improvement Specialists III in this process.
Additional Functions: 1. Perform other duties as assigned.
Other Requirements: 1. Computer literate, capable of working within the various software applications utilized throughout the corporation, i.e., Microsoft Excel, Project, Word and PowerPoint. 2. Project management skills with working knowledge of the principles of analytical problem solving techniques. 3. Manufacturing and Industrial engineering experience preferred.
Languages Required (in addition to English): None
Requisition Number: 108761
Percentage of Travel: Up to 75%
Employment Type: Full-time
Posting End Date: 07/27/2017
Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.