Avio Aero ITALY Operations Management Leadership Program (OMLP) - March 2024 Start
Job Description SummaryAt Avio Aero, a GE Aerospace company, we’ve been reimagining the power of flight for more than 100 years. We are specialized in the design, production and maintenance of components and systems for both the civil and military aviation.
Are you aspiring to become a future leader in the aerospace industry and pursue a career in manufacturing and supply chain? If so, we're interested in you!
Our OMLP program is designed to fast-track the development of entry-level talent, coaching them into capable leaders who can tackle the challenges in our Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing functions at Avio Aero.
November – CV Screening
December – Video Interviews
Mid-January – Assessment Centre
March – Program start
We offer a permanent contract for this role.
OMLP is a 2-year development program consisting of:
Three 8-month rotational assignments that allow members to have hands-on leadership experience and build supply chain technical & management skills across Avio Aero’s plants in Italy.
Global trainings to become proficient in lean operations & supply chain management.
Leadership & Personal Development coursework to develop leadership skills and build connections with GE Aerospace Development Program member throughout the world.
There are 3 mandatory rotational assignment types that every OMLP will undertake:
Technical (e.g., quality engineer, manufacturing engineer).
Sourcing/Materials Management (e.g., buyer, contracts administrator, logistics specialist).
Shop Operations Supervisor (e.g., people leader of shopfloor operators).
During these rotations, an OMLP typically will:
Collaborate with their Assignment Leader in setting and achieving realistic and challenging goals
Plan and perform assigned tasks aligned to the business’s priorities and core tenets of safety, quality, delivery, inventory & productivity (SQDIP)
Demonstrate ability to understand and apply operational and technical fundamentals in the business environment using analytical and problem-solving skills
Develop cooperation and teamwork while leading diverse groups in the development and implementation of team goals
Generate innovative ideas and apply change best practices to ensure impact of key initiatives
Participate in Kaizen events and learn & apply lean with a focus on continuous improvement
OMLP graduates are expected to be advanced in supply chain operations and project management with experiential growth in lean principles. These skillsets will position graduates to compete on a series of challenging roles driving business results and progressing as leaders in Avio Aero.
Domestic relocation is typically required while on program.
Master’s Degree in Aeronautical or Aerospace, Mechanical, Energy, Materials or Management Engineering from an accredited University or college
6-24 months previous junior experience (e.g., co-op, intern), preferably in manufacturing/Global Supply Chain
English and Italian fluency, written and verbal
Geographic flexibility and global mindset with a willingness and ability to work in any of Avio Aero’s 4 manufacturing locations in Italy
Deep passion for aviation/aerospace plus strong commitment for a career in Global Supply Chain/Manufacturing
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills coupled with the ability to connect with all levels of the organisation showing openness, transparency & humility
Able to own a/o coordinate many tasks concurrently with high execution & follow-through
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to breakdown the issues and formulate plans to address and rectify situations in a fast-paced environment
Ability to solve problems and make meaningful change benefiting our customers, people, and organisation in a team/manufacturing environment
Work Visa, in accordance with local regulation, is required
Previous study or working experience abroad will be considered as a plus
Previous work experience in aviation/aerospace will be considered as a plus
What we offer
Smart working and work life-balance
Avio Aero, when possible, promotes remote work and encourages a good, healthy and satisfying work-life balance. We value our employees’ wellbeing; hence we offer a variety of improvement programs aimed to preserve anyone’s psychological safety and daily needs.
At Avio Aero, we understand the importance of Total Rewards. As a new joiner to Avio Aero we are pleased to offer the following welcome benefit plan:
Performance related bonuses and local bonus scheme
Flexible benefits platform
GE Aviation share plan
Life and injury insurance
Private medical cover
Employee assistant program
Employee special awards (service and recognition)
Local special agreements and discounts
English and languages training for you and one member of your family
Technical, Leadership and development trainings
Inclusion & Diversity
Avio Aero is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are strongly committed to maintain an inclusive and diverse environment. Every employment decision is taken regardless to national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, etc.
We are not all the same. Just be Yourself @AvioAero!
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes