Junior Value Stream Manager
GKN plc
Kings Norton, United Kingdom
15d ago

About The Opportunity An exciting opportunity for a Junior Value Stream Manager has become available at our Kings Norton facility.

The role will be responsible for developing and managing product and information flow within the value stream in accordance with lean methodology to achieve value stream KPI’s.

The ideal Candidate will demonstrate strong people leadership and resource management skills in order to deliver against performance objectives focused on continuous improvement and people development within the value stream.

Key Responsibilities Key Deliveries include, but are not limited to :

  • Accountable for all operational results (Safety, Inventory, Quality, Cost, and Delivery) across the value stream defined from raw material reception through finished goods shipment.
  • Accountable for reporting and delivering to all KPI’s which drive the operation to continuously improve, ensuring the Team Leaders (TL) maintain all key KPI data & visual management boards.
  • Ensure risk assessments are updated and maintained as required including process change, engineering change, new plant, etc.
  • Create and champion improvement plans of all manufacturing processes to enable right first time performance.
  • Accountable for a business continuity plan for the value stream.
  • Promote and deliver Employee Involvement (EI) through behavioral leadership.
  • Ensure and enhance a people focused environment.
  • Accountable for the operational and organisational management of the team ensuring that all Value Stream KPI objectives are achieved.
  • Address performance issues in a timely and appropriate fashion. Where necessary, initiate corrective action.
  • 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.

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