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GKN Aerospace Facilities and Maintenance Team Leader - St. Louis, MO in St Louis, Missouri

Facilities and Maintenance Team Leader - St. Louis, MO

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Date:Jun 10, 2021

Location: St Louis, MO, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

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.

Job Summary

The Maintenance Team Leader is responsible for building the capability of their team to ensure assets never impact the schedule. The role contributes to planning and is responsible for managing their team to perform machinery and/or building asset care. This will be achieved by deploying the One Aerospace strategy, specifically Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), including standardisation, training, coaching and implementing best practices.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create a culture that is aligned to the GKN Aerospace “Great Place To Work” value drivers and Culture Principles by role-modelling behaviours, motivating, encouraging and recognizing the contribution of Team Members.

  • Courageously be Open and Honest when appraising and managing individuals’ performance whilst supporting and coaching individuals to close performance gaps.

  • Provide opportunities for Team Members to play to their strengths; do what they do best and create on-going opportunities for learning and personal development.

  • Exemplifying a safety-first mindset and ensuring that the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards are applied and that their assigned areas are a model of a world class healthy and safe working environment.

  • Active involvement in problem solving and the management system using a ‘Go to Gemba’ approach to solve problems.

  • Manage a multi-disciplined team to perform asset maintenance to deliver improvements in Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), conversion costs and other F&M specific KPIs in accordance with the site Hoshin Kanri targets to improve.

  • Driving the disciplined and rigorous deployment of the Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) elements of the Lean Operating Model (LOM), contributing to achieving the expected maturity.

  • Maintaining Regulatory Compliance.

Job Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience in manufacturing and/or warehouse facilities and equipment maintenance

  • Bachelors in Mechanical, Electrical, or related engineering diciplines; Will consider 8+ years of professional maintenance experience in lieu of degree

  • U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with a Lean Operating Model / Production System

  • Lean or Six Sigma certification by a reputable certifying body or benchmark company

  • Equipment/building maintenance experience in the Aerospace industry

  • A passion for the Aerospace industry

  • Detailed knowledge of Maintenance Systems (CMMS)Able to demonstrate competence to undertake key maintenance tasks

  • Excellent performance as a Team member, demonstrating rigorous adherence to standardised work, and a track record of Kaizen implementation

  • Motivated by meeting and exceeding PSQDCC performance targets

  • The demonstrated ability to work with various stakeholders

  • Demonstrated potential to lead, train and develop direct reports

  • An effective communicator and an influential team member

  • Fluent in English language, both written and spoken

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

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.

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