United Technologies Corporation Associate Director, Supplier Quality Manager in Chula Vista, California

Job ID: 64193BR

City: Chula Vista

State: California

Country: United States

Category: General Management

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

You probably never think about it, but the engines on an aircraft need to be housed in safe, aerodynamic structures called “nacelles.” UTC Aerospace Systems’ Aerostructures business is a world leader in nacelle technology, which leads to better fuel efficiency, less engine noise and critical stopping power when the airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world’s newest and most game-changing airplane platforms. And we’re not stopping there: we’re working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we’re pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?

Get onboard the UTC Aerospace Operations and Supply Chain team and play a part in managing our innovative products from inception to delivery. Operations and Supply Chain employees have the opportunity to network across our businesses and functions, all while improving the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations worldwide.

The Quality organization is seeking an individual to fill a highly critical position leading the Supplier Quality Management Organization.

The highly motivated team player filling this position will be responsible for all Supplier Quality initiatives and will be located in Chula Vista, CA. The individual will interface with senior leadership within the business to drive strategies to meet the challenging business needs. He or she will also actively interface with the Program Value Streams, Supply Chain, Engineering, etc. to improve the overall supplier quality performance to meet the increasing customer expectations.

This includes but is not limited to responsibility for:

  • Continuation of the rebranding of the Supplier Quality Management Team.

  • All supplier quality, including hardware escape and non-conformance management, root cause and corrective action, improving supplier performance, supplier audits, supporting work transfers and process improvements.

  • Implementation of Zero Defect Plans (ZDP) at critical suppliers as part of the larger UTAS and Aerostructures initiatives. ZDPs include the use of Relentless Root Cause Corrective Action (RRCA), UTC Production Part Approval Process (UPPAP) and Process Certification. Report outs on plan and progress will be made to executive team and customers on a regular basis.

  • Execution of Aerostructures Supplier Quality Initiatives; Supplier Audit Program, FAI Approval Process, Special Process Compliance, Vendor Material Review Request (VMRR) Defect Reduction, Authorization to Release Program, Leadership Development, Supplier Conferences, etc.

  • A voting member of the Work Transfer Passport Process.

  • A voting member of the Special Process Goodrich Management Team (GMT).

  • Procedural ownership: ASQR-01-AA and associated documents; Co-Owner of EEP1010 Purchasing.

  • Support and present monthly reporting and consolidation of key metrics for region & suppliers.

  • Perform various lean manufacturing and product quality techniques and identify additional opportunities for process improvements.

Qualification:

Required

The successful candidate will be one who:

  • Has a proven track record of performance and project execution

  • Is a strategic thinker and leader with proven supervisory skills

  • Has demonstrated the ability to identify and drive change, adaptability in the face of uncertainty and the ability to hold oneself and others accountable.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and coach employees.

  • Experience solving organizational conflicts in a diplomatic and professional manner.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills are required.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Education:

  • Bachelors Degree within an Engineering discipline

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.

Qualification:

Required

The successful candidate will be one who:

  • Has a proven track record of performance and project execution

  • Is a strategic thinker and leader with proven supervisory skills

  • Has demonstrated the ability to identify and drive change, adaptability in the face of uncertainty and the ability to hold oneself and others accountable.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and coach employees.

  • Experience solving organizational conflicts in a diplomatic and professional manner.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills are required.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

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.