United Technologies Corporation Senior Buyer in Chula Vista, California

Job ID: 68287BR

City: Chula Vista

State: California

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain

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 Supply Chain group at United Technologies Aerospace Systems (UTAS) has an immediate opening for a Senior Buyer position. The candidate of this position must be highly motivated to support the supply chain efforts for multiple programs in a fast-paced environment. Being a core part of the Supply Chain will require interfacing with various UTAS teams such as the program office, engineering, production control as well as customers and the supply base.

This position requires that the candidate be able to provide delivery assurance in a subcontracting environment. The qualified candidate will ensure that the day to day supply management activities such as placing purchase orders and managing suppliers ensuring they execute on quality and on time delivery at cost to meet our financial goal. The buyer will attend program status meetings and production meetings as required. The candidate also must be able to manage the BOM of assembly level in SAP to ensure correct configuration components are being built at suppliers and received at UTAS site. Travel to suppliers may be required.

A successful candidate must have a minimum of four-year experience of procurement by using ERP system (preferably SAP but can be other systems). A candidate must have experience of expediting shipments and negotiating terms. He/she must have a strong drive to execute on time deliveries on all shipments. Time management skills and the ability to handle high volumes of work are required. This position will also require the skill to be detail oriented as subcontracting requires multiple steps in a complicated process. Finally, the candidate must have great communication and presentation skills to status our internal and external customers.

This position will also require the candidate to be an Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) participant & advocate. The candidate will participate in ACE/Continuous improvement events and activities such as Value Stream Mapping or Kaizen events; Contribute to the ACE culture by implementing 5S and two-way communications.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff and management

  • Must be able to meet multiple deadlines and ensure targets are identified and met.

  • Knowledge of major Supply Chain processes, supplier interface and purchase order placement

  • Understanding of contract structure, business terms, and conditions.

  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Project and MRP/ERP/SAP systems.

  • Projects Management experience.

  • High energy and motivation level.

  • Works well in a team environment.

  • Strong people/interpersonal skills.

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Excellent organization skills.

  • Ability to work independently, but also identify critical issues as they arise.

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and deal with ambiguity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the Aerospace industry.

  • SAP proficiency a strong plus.

  • Experience with account/project management.

  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement/ACE.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 4+ years of Supply Chain experience is or a Master's Degree with 2+ years of Supply Chain experience is 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.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff and management

  • Must be able to meet multiple deadlines and ensure targets are identified and met.

  • Knowledge of major Supply Chain processes, supplier interface and purchase order placement

  • Understanding of contract structure, business terms, and conditions.

  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Project and MRP/ERP/SAP systems.

  • Projects Management experience.

  • High energy and motivation level.

  • Works well in a team environment.

  • Strong people/interpersonal skills.

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Excellent organization skills.

  • Ability to work independently, but also identify critical issues as they arise.

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and deal with ambiguity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the Aerospace industry.

  • SAP proficiency a strong plus.

  • Experience with account/project management.

  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement/ACE.

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.