GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 51 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. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way.
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.
The Regional Lean Expert is a Lean Thinker and Lean Leader with a deep understanding of Lean Transformation. They will play a central role in developing the organisation into a Lean enterprise based upon GKN Aerospace's Lean Operating Model.
They will train, coach and influence Leadership Teams at their assigned sites, ensuring rigor and fidelity to the site's Lean Deployment Plan, developing the site's Lean competence to a level that makes it self-sufficient in the Lean Operating Model.
The Regional Lean Expert is responsible for developing Lean expertise within all of their allocated sites, ensuring that they have high performing Lean expertise, certified at the appropriate level, and that the Performance Centres become self-sufficient in running the Lean Operating Model.
The Regional Lean Expert is responsible for ensuring that the Lean Excellence Model Deployment is delivering the targeted KPI and Lean Maturity improvements across their allocated sites, including significant Conversion Cost improvements (targeting 6% year-on-year net improvement).
Candidates that are based in Europe or UK, who ideally speak Dutch, or are willing and open to learn Dutch as part of their on-boarding.
Should you have any questions?
Please contact Adam Nicklin, Regional Lean Deployment Leader via adam.nicklin gknaerospace.com or Brenda Wijnbelt, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner.
Interested to apply, respond and upload your English language CV via the GKN website!
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.