United Technologies Corporation Continuous Improvement Manager in Clayville, New York

Job ID: 63482BR

City: Clayville

State: New York

Country: United States

Category: Quality

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

The sky has no limits.

Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible.

At Pratt & Whitney, you’ll be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that’s moving fast to shape the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of the team at Pratt & Whitney, you’ll help answer today’s challenges in powered flight while shaping and supporting tomorrow’s solutions.

The Pratt & Whitney ACE Office is looking for a high performing & goal oriented professional to manage and lead all ACE (Achieving Competitive Excellence) activities within Pratt & Whitney HMI, located in Clayville, NY.

The ACE Manager role will work with the General Manager and Site Leadership to execute the ACE Operating System across the site.

Candidate will be leading projects as well as coaching others and developing standards. This position will report to the Pratt & Whitney ACE Office, and be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  1. Work with cell/site/value stream leaders to identify and prioritize improvement initiatives to achieve business results using best practice Process Management tools (SIPOC, Control Tower, Impact/Maturity analysis, MFA, QCPC, etc ).

  2. Establish appropriate improvement strategies based on the nature of opportunities (Lead time reduction = VSM/Lean, Quality improvement = QCPC/ProCert, Major process change = 3P, etc.).

  3. Partnering with site leaders to drive ACE initiatives and transformation activities while improving overall KPIs and performance.

  4. Coach, Facilitate or Lead advanced improvement events including: Value Stream Mapping of complex value streams, Mixed Model and Shared Resource Cell Design applications, Process Certification, Operations Analysis / Lean Cell Design, and Red X based Root Cause Analysis.

  5. Coach individuals in key roles to develop ACE proficiency by leveraging formal training, improvement events, and mentoring. Manage portfolio of certified event leads to gain organizational self sufficiency

  6. Manage the execution of periodic ACE Leadership Reviews.

  7. Implementation of a successful tracking and monitoring system for sustainment and progress towards ACE Gold, KPI performance, etc. consolidating performance metrics, projects, and ACE activities.

  8. Driving KPI improvements including quality, delivery - lead time reduction, schedule stabilization, inventory turn improvement, and a "Plan For Every Part."

  9. Enhancing the program to world class levels through innovation and benchmarking, driving business unit and site self-sufficiency.

  10. Manage events in the ACE Certification Program to enable success of individual events, document proficiency of event participants, and communicate both results and methods used to achieve them for others to leverage.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years experience in Lean Operations, Continuous Improvement, and/or Quality

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • UTC ACE Associate Certification

  • Demonstrated proficiency with advanced ACE tools

  • Demonstrated ability to lead high impact teams

  • Demonstrated proficiency to communicate to a broad audience

  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office products

  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing portfolio of projects

  • Extensive experience in Lean operations

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree required

PWRSR

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:

  • 7+ years experience in Lean Operations, Continuous Improvement, and/or Quality

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • UTC ACE Associate Certification

  • Demonstrated proficiency with advanced ACE tools

  • Demonstrated ability to lead high impact teams

  • Demonstrated proficiency to communicate to a broad audience

  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office products

  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing portfolio of projects

  • Extensive experience in Lean operations

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.