Gulfstream Human Performance Program Manager- Ergonomics in Savannah, Georgia

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Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree industrial engineering, kinesiology, or human factors required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Master's Degree preferred. 10 years related experience required. 5 years management experience.

Position Purpose:

Plan, organize, and direct corporate ergonomic and human performance programs. Create and implement programs focused on optimizing human performance and product quality, while minimizing occupational accidents, injuries and financial losses.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions: 1. Develops and directs the human performance strategic plan for GAC. Creates human performance and stress management educational curriculum for corporation. 2. Develops corporate program strategy that aims to reduce the frequency and severity of musculoskeletal disorders. 3. Provides subject matter expertise in fatigue management, stress management, human factors design, and general human performance. 4. Educates engineering and tool designers on ergonomics and human performance capabilities and limitations. 5. Provides expertise in accident/injury cases and product damage investigations. 6. Works closely with SMS, Safety, Human Factors, engineering, and quality groups during FAA, ISO OHSAS, OSHA, state and federal investigations, audits and compliance matters. 7. Facilitates the design, selection and use of engineering, administrative and work practice controls to address workplace problems and maintain a healthy and proactive workplace. 8. Provides input on human factors projects regarding man/machine interface design, mental/physical workloads, and perceptual factors and their applications in aircraft design and retrofit. 9. Leads the development of innovative principles and ideas regarding program design, training, employee engagement, and tool/machine design. 10. Manages program effectiveness by conducting program auditing, utilizing scorecard metrics, and actively engaging the work force in educational sessions. 11. Advises General Dynamics on human performance, ergonomics programing and compliance matters. 12. Manages direct reports and site wide dotted line reports. 13. Leads collaborative research projects between academia, other industries and Gulfstream.

Additional Functions: 1. Represent program at ergonomic/human factors internal/external conferences (e.g., NBAA, Air/Trade shows and other customer/industry functions). 2. Continually works to resolve complex design, performance, quality and customer issues. 3. Works closely with Continuous Improvement, Sustainability, SMS, Safety and Facilities on process improvement initiatives. Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements: 1. Requires understanding of human performance and human machine interface. 2. Strong strategic thinking and strategy execution skills. 3. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 4. Ability to work effectively at all levels within the organization. 5. Ability to plan, control and develop timelines for project activities.

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

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