Sr. Manager Global Distribution (FAR)

Date: Jun 27, 2024

Location: Farnborough, HAM, GB

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Sr. Manager Global Distribution (FAR) in  GAC Farnborough

Unique Skills:

Experience in Aviation MRO environment preferred

Experience in Corridor Aviation Software and/ or SAP preferred




Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Business or related discipline required. Master's Degree preferred. extensive progressively responsible logistics, materials and/or supply chain mgmt positions and demonstrated leadership ability with at least 6 years in a supervisor/management role.

Position Purpose:

Manages inventory, associated material workflows & operations of all contracted customer support warehousing locations, contract development, execution, & management. Position may have responsibility of local or regional service center materials operations & associated workflows. Evaluate & maintain knowledge of international trade, embargos, & geopolitical environment to determine risks associated to maintaining warehouse operations & workflows in order to provide parts to international customers, to include but not limited to, establishing / defining importer of record (IOR), & limited VAT or duty exposure through collaboration / alignment with Gulfstream Trade Compliance / Legal Teams & international Logistic Providers / Brokers.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Manages non gulfstream warehouse location contracts, to include operational review / execution, performance evaluation, & contract renewal / pricing.
  2. Develop & promote awareness of global part availability opportunities & challenges & respond promptly to changes/developments in size/scope of all current & emerging markets.
  3. Familiarity with US & foreign govt customs, regs, & taxation reqmts & restrictions on preparation, packaging, & shipment of parts (ex. DOT, FCPA, ITAR, etc.) required.
  4. Deliver superior spare part availability & fill rates to service centers & individual operators around the world, proactively address concerns, disputes, & obstacles.
  5. Deliver optimal profitability & return on invested capital through efficient & effective planning, control, & continuous improvement initiatives across multiple sites & internal/external entities.
  6. Develop comprehensive logistics & warehousing strategies, set/manage priorities, & secure/deploy resources that align with Gulfstream Product Support business objectives.
  7. Coordinate with Gulfstream service center locations & other network partners to promote best practices & select/secure inventory appropriate to local/regional dem&.
  8. Establish & implement market entry strategies for new regions & locations, including selection of sites & local employees & partners to provide key products & services.
  9. Manages & implements integrated processes & procedures between cross-site/cross-functional areas to facilitate timely & consistent flow of materials/parts though the system.
  10. Develop processes, procedures, & provides contractual inputs to establish new contracted warehouse locations.

Additional Functions:
  1. Manages personnel & provides guidance & training to ensure skill sets, knowledge & educational capabilities meet position requirements. .
  2. Reviews industry technology trends; aggressively develop strategies, plans & schedules for process improvements & implementation of best practices to achieve cycle time & cost reductions. .
  3. Formulates & implements plans to develop, train, promote & recognize personnel skills & achievement. .
  4. Manages dept budget; provides organizational resources & performance targets; ensures compliance to standards. .
  5. Identifies, promotes, & manages Lean initiatives in support of manufacturing & operational objectives. .
  6. Manages dept safety programs in compliance with safety regulations; conducts periodic safety audits. .
  7. Represents dept in ad hoc communication or process improvement meetings. .

Perform other duties as assigned.

A credit history check from a national credit bureau will be conducted for all candidates for this position including new hires and current employees seeking promotion or transfer.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 221043

Category: Administration

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 07/22/2024 



Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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