GKN VP Supply Chain Management and Procurement Transformation in Dallas, Texas

VP Supply Chain Management and Procurement Transformation

Country: United States

Work Location: Dallas

State: Texas

Advertising End Date: Not Specified

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

About the opportunity

GKN 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 better in everything we do.

The purpose of this “subject matter expert” role is to drive “back to basics” and transformational activities in a program management mode. The scope includes: Planning & Scheduling (SIOP, MPS, MRP, Shop Floor Scheduling, Supplier Scheduling, Manufacturing Execution), Master Data Management, Inventory Management, Logistics and Transactional Flow (inbound, internal, shipping), Supplier Contract Management, Supplier Performance Management, Order to Cash cycle.

All the above will contribute to improving the overall maturity level on Supply Chain Management and Procurement, the deployment of robust/sustainable business processes and improved operational performance (delivery, inventory, profit).

Who you’ll work with

This role will report to the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management while supporting 6 focus sites.

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.

Activity Management: Project Management

o Assess current state with the local leadership team (using existing assessment tools and GOLD standard documents)

o Train / Teach all stakeholders to good practices following the project roadmap

o Identify gaps to target processes and define an action plan for implementation / deployment of Supply Chain Management and Procurement business processes

o Implement and/or support all implementation activities with local leadership

o Create, maintain and lead the execution of plans

o Active member of the Supply Chain Management and Procurement project team: Report progress, share / escalate roadblocks, seek and provide support.

o Implement performance and business process KPIs to monitor progress

o Provide updates in a timely manner (KPIs, Project plans and reporting) and escalate where appropriate

o The scope of the initiatives include the following: People (organization, recruitment support, and training, coaching…), Process (GOLD standards, Leadership Standard Work…) and technology (IS/IT enablers, tools and solutions, ERP/MRP…)

o Responsible for delivering within agreed timescale and costs

Performance Monitoring

o Maintain, manage and communicate results as per defined project KPIs and project governance

o Apply PDCA approach, use A3 appropriately in case of deviation to plan to ensure successful project delivery and sustainability

Performance Objectives

o Business Process Maturity

o Delivery Performance

o Inventory Performance

o Planning Data & Inventory Integrity

o End to End logistics cost

o GKN Policy Compliance

About you

Required Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s Degree

· APICS or CSCP Certified or equivalent

· 5 years experience Forecasting and Demand planning

· 5 years experience in SIOP/MPS/MRP, Daily scheduling and execution.

· 5 years experience in End-to-End visibility and data exchange.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Master’s Degree

· Strategy & CI Planning

· Performance Monitoring

· Budget Mgt and Finance acumen

· Lean Mindset & Business Excellence

· People Excellence

· Operations Excellence

· GKN experience

· Six Sigma Green Belt+ Certifcation

Key Responsibilities

Not Specified

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.