Supply Chain Development Project Manager Sr

Date: May 24, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Supply Chain Development Project Manager Sr in  N/A

Unique Skills:

Please note: Focus is for candidates on Pacific Standard Time Zone. Most of the work will be out of Southern California. 


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About this Role

This role will support our North America supply chain group where needed. The main location focus is   on the west coast and will work with small to large scale suppliers.   The Senior Project Manager will mentor and coach suppliers on capacity planning, logistics, MRPC management, RCCA (8D) experience, risk management, and CI/Lean Principles.

 The role is a heavy travel role (up to 75%) and the ideal candidate will be located in the PST time zone. The role enjoys a lot of autonomy and is a great opportunity to make a difference in driving our successes in the building of our aircraft for customers. The position will also enable a diverse set of suppliers to work from basic parts to very complex components. The Senior Project Manager will mentor and coach suppliers on capacity planning, logistics, MRPC management, RCCA (8D) experience, risk management, and CI/Lean Principles.



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Business Management, Operations required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 7 years combined Operational and/or Supply Chain experience to include proficiency with LEAN/Six Sigma tools and concepts. Other Lean/Six Sigma certification in area of discipline preferred.

Position Purpose:

Champion the development of standardized tools and function as the expert in the evaluation of GAC suppliers business systems and manufacturing processes and work closely with suppliers through collaborative relationships to improve response time from supply base, reduced risk of multi-tier supply chain disruption, reduce risk of shortages, reduce lead-times, improve quality, increase delivery performance. Provide Operational, Supply Chain, and Logistical support to the GAC Supply Chain and sub-tier suppliers to promote continuous improvement. Through influential leadership, guide suppliers and internal cross functional teams through continuous improvement. Assigned to the most complex and most critical supplier issues. Train and develop Supply Chain Improvement Project Managers and Supply Chain Improvement Specialists III.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Lead assessments to determine suppliers ability to meet production rates. Identify and drive closer of improvement opportunities. .
  2. Develop and Utilize standardized assessment tools, identify opportunities of improvement in the operational areas of maintenance management, production control, materials planning, system analysis, productivity analysis and cost control, production planning, productivity, capacity planning and analysis, managing suppliers, machining and assembly, internal quality control, and other lean manufacturing principles. .
  3. Provide oversight and guidance to suppliers and drive actions that address opportunities and validate that the action is implemented and shows marked measured improvement. .
  4. Through continuous improvement Measure the supply chain by gathering standardized leading indicator metrics that allow Gulfstream the ability to take a proactively address negative trends that may adversely affect delivery performance.
  5. Lead suppliers and internal cross functional teams through transition planning and execution with minimal impact to Gulfstreams production line.
  6. Provide on-site support to the Supply Chain, Operations and Logistics.
  7. Act as a liaison between suppliers and Gulfstream functional areas to ensure information, documentation and product flow to meet the objectives.
  8. Lead and guide continuous improvement teams in identifying suppliers Operational, Supply Chain and Quality constraints while providing value added process improvements to reduce supplier cycle times to meet program deadlines.
  9. Guide and lead suppliers through the process of setting up and implementation and cadence of daily operational meetings and conference calls where critical milestone plans, recovery actions and information is discussed, driven, and reported internally at suppliers and to Gulfstream.
  10. Guide suppliers in the development of performance metrics, capacity plans, employee training matrices, milestone plans and project plans. .
  11. Develop, coach and mentor problem solving skills. Create problem solvers within the organization. Establish methods that identify and/or track root causes and provide corrective action.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Computer literate, MS Office, various software apps.
  2. Proj management skills with working knowledge of the principles of analytical problem solving techniques.
  3. Mfg and Industrial eng experience preferred.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 201061

Category: Management

Percentage of Travel: Up to 75%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 06/12/2023 


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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