Material & Planning Control Supervisor [St. Louis, MO]

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: St. Louis, MO, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Material & Planning Control Supervisor [St. Louis, MO] in  GAC St. Louis

Unique Skills:

This role will primarily focus on managing the day-to-day operations of the Gulfstream St Louis Procurement Team. Looking for a leader who can drive workflow, set priorities, maintain KPI’s and train/develop a team of Buyers. This will also be a working Supervisor role, actively engaged in all procurement processes.

Experience in Aerospace industry highly preferred.



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in business or related field required or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 8 years , preferably in the Aviation industry, to include supervisory or program/process management experience.

Position Purpose:

Manage the assigned group under minimal direction from management & provide knowledgeable oversight that ensures financial responsibility along with high levels of customer support/satisfaction. When necessary, and on behalf of management, provide assistance to plan, direct, and control material and measure the related performance. Supervise and lead a professional team to ensure corporate objectives are met and maintained.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Establish and maintain priorities of assigned staff to ensure efficient operations, accurate transactions, and quality work.
  2. Develop operational and organizational improvements through collaboration, teamwork, and communication with impacted departments.
  3. Ensure compliance with all corporate, federal, and international regulations, including but not limited to, FAA/EASA Regulations, Import/Export Compliance, Quality Control, Hazmat, Traffic/Material Handling Standards, and departmental procedures.
  4. Plan and coordinate department schedules to achieve deliverables and corporate objectives within the approved manpower and Material budgets.
  5. Identify trends in productivity and process issues; develop improvement actions, and communicate recommendations to senior management.
  6. As required, develop key indicator metrics, reports, and department performance metrics that indicate the trends in meeting goals and department objectives.
  7. Participate in weekly communication meetings with Senior Management, where applicable at site.
  8. Maintain high level focus on safety objectives to ensure compliance with all requirements. In case of an employee area, responsible to complete all required. reports and assists in any investigations.
  9. Utilize Lean principles as standard tool for constant evaluation for improvements in processing and work flows.

Additional Functions:
  1. Maintain an effective communication network with all departments to enhance operations and material flow. .
  2. Where applicable, may supervise material dispatch and material planning responsibilities. Ensure delivery date requirements meet work order demands. Meet or exceed work-in-process inventory turn goals. .
  3. Act as an advisor to resolve complex issues in supervised function. .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Knowledge of Material planning systems.
  2. Knowledge of Basic Supply Chain Management .
  3. Strong PC experience; Microsoft Office Suite, Corridor, Cognos, CAS, CATIA, SAP, GAINS, Smart Team, etc.
  4. Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  5. Strong leadership qualities, effective communicator (both written and oral) must be able to lead a diverse team and manage personnel records.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 215195

Category: Materials

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 10/03/2023 


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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