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United Technologies Corporation Materials Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina

Job ID: 01367884

City: Charlotte

State: North Carolina

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


CAN03: Carrier-Charlotte, NC 9701 Old Statesville Road, Charlotte, NC, 28269 USA

UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.


Our organization is built upon world-class manufacturing facilities that produce our industry leading products. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to develop your operations career, then we have a great opportunity for you. We are seeking a motivated, results-oriented Materials Manager to continue to raise our high bar in manufacturing leadership.


We are seeking a high energy, self-starter to drive overall plant performance improvement and promote a high performance culture. This position will report to the Plant Manager and be responsible for the materials management systems and leading a team of direct reports for the Charlotte, NC Commercial Applied facility.

Specific responsibilities for this position include:

  • Exercise strong leadership in implementing positive materials systems changes focused on cost, performance and successfully manage the day to day operations of materials.

  • Understanding the current materials management systems and flow of materials within the Charlotte, NC Commercial Applied facility.

  • Responsible for materials forecasting, plant scheduling, material planning, production scheduling, raw materials and parts replenishment, inventory control and materials flow to each line.

  • Manage material warehouse which is operated by a 3PL.

  • Development and maintenance of optimum inventory levels to increase on-time deliveries and material velocity and inventory reduction.

  • Apply lean manufacturing experience including value stream mapping, leveling demand, Kanban calculations, lead time reduction, visual management and demonstrated competency in solution development dealing with reducing cost structure.

  • Determination of Kanban and/or lot sizing, just-in-time arrival and distribution to end user internal customers.

  • Determining shipping and handling containers, carts, materials, and visual management from point of origin to point of use delivery on the lines.

  • Develop, coach and lead a team of direct reports.


  • BA/BS degree (required): concentration in Operations, Engineering or Materials Management.

  • Master’s degree is a plus

  • Certification in Supply Chain Management (APICS or ISM) is preferred


The ideal candidate will be a high energy, dynamic individual looking for an opportunity to join a diverse organization in a very competitive environment. Successful candidates:

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience

  • Management/supervisory experience preferred

  • Highly motivated and organized, with excellent project management skills and be comfortable at providing briefings for all levels of management and key customer contacts

  • Advanced materials management skills including Planning, Warehousing, Inventory Control, Receiving/Logistics, and/or Manufacturing Engineering required

  • Understanding of JIT, ERP/MRP and other leading edge inventory/demand flow management systems

  • Strong track record of implementing efficiency change utilizing techniques in a low volume discreet manufacturing operation is critical

  • Experience in successfully collaborating with a 3PL partner provider is a plus

  • Organized and collaborative decision making and work style

  • Detail-oriented, organized and proven ability to set strategic priorities

  • Demonstrated analytical, decision making, and problem solving skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, possess strong prioritization and project management skills

  • Strong problem solving skills, and ability to assess the needs of the business to design and implement the best solutions

  • Advanced Computer proficiency in systems including Microsoft suite (Outlook, Excel, PPT and Word)

  • Technical knowledge / understanding of the HVAC product industry or ability to learn expeditiously

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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