United Technologies Corporation Senior Materials Manager, Columbus Forge in Columbus, Georgia

Job ID: 65181BR

City: Columbus

State: Georgia

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Pratt and Whitney is a world leader in aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. Headquartered in East Hartford, Connecticut, the company has locations around the United States and across the world.

We are a worldwide leader in aviation propulsion and we are behind many of the major advances in both military and commercial engines. We design, manufacture and service aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet propulsion products.

Do you have the experience to join our Team?

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Materials Manager to support our Disk Forging Operations in Columbus, Georgia. In this role you'll be the leader for our plant’s Materials group, and ultimately own responsibility for aligning production schedule with shop capacity across the business unit.

If you are customer-focused and motivated to work in a dynamic manufacturing environment overcoming the challenges of synchronizing across the value stream, this could be a great career opportunity for you.

The Materials Manager will possess in-depth MRP system skills to manage all facets of material flow to and from Columbus Forge in support of customer demands. This position will provide you the opportunity to create of a One-Site Materials organization, and will champion the SAP implementation in this business unit in 2018.

The Materials Manager is a key leader on our team with responsibilities that include but are not limited to:

  • Direct Leadership of the Materials Planning of Columbus Forge Disk operations.

  • Effective management of planning parameters related to schedule accuracy, schedule stability, and inventory optimization.

  • Lead, co-lead, or support various strategic initiatives associated with the Columbus Forge Disk 100% on time delivery, double digit inventory turns, etc.

  • Lead, or co-lead teams that focus on streamlining part tracking from supply chain to the customers in the support of finished Module Assembly.

  • Develop release strategies that maximize on-time starts while minimizing inventory.

  • Deploy pull-signal strategies that link the entire value stream.

  • Manage daily communication with all operations.

  • Derive and manage planning and scheduling related strategy initiatives.

  • Support lead-time management, freight management, and material flow optimization through the use of Procurement/Materials standard work.

Qualification: Basic Qualifications:

  • You graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business Management or Supply Chain.

  • You are a US Person or US Citizen.

  • You have 10 years working in Materials Management, Production Control, Supply Chain or Operations Management within a manufacturing facility.

  • You've also managed direct reports or held responsible for employees for 3 or more years.

  • You're an expert user of MRP/ERP systems used in production control and planning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You are a US Person or US Citizen.

  • You've completed your graduate degree or MBA program.

  • Your resume includes 10 years in Aerospace Materials Management or Production Control. Experience in Isothermal Forging Process preferred.

  • Expert at managing procurement, planning, and production control personnel and related activities.

  • Solid understanding of shop practices, processes, and procedures.

  • Your background includes working with ACE, Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma or related Continuous Improvement tools and metrics.

  • You've development and managed Total Quality Management tools and supplier Key Performance Indicators and Service Level Agreement.

  • You are comfortable working with MS Office programs like Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word. Previous SAP ERP experience preferred.

  • Familiarity with turbofan engines and components preferred; Engineering experience a plus.

  • Proven track record of accomplishments in cost savings and continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Executive presentation and communication skills.

Inclusion Powers Innovation:

We unlock our employees’ full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybody’s opinion, driving innovation.

The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

Employee Resource Groups:

The 9 ERGs have a collective mission of supporting P&W's recruitment, development and retention efforts through workshops, and events that promote personal/professional development, employee engagement, community involvement and business value.

  • All ERGs are open to all UTC employees, participation is voluntary

  • ERGs strive to provide short and long-term professional and personal benefits to their members

  • There are many other employee organizations at P&W, often more recreational in nature (e.g. jazz band and bicycling club).

Vacation:

We value work-life balance and time away from work recharging your batteries. You'll have 15 paid vacation days to enjoy every year. This will grow to 20 days after 10 years of employment, and 25 days after 20 years of service.

Birth and Parental Leave:

As a mother or father you have time off options to consider while caring for and bonding with your child. UTC employees also enjoy up to 8 paid weeks of birth and adoption leave and 4 paid weeks for parental leave.

Employee Scholar Program:

We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the ESP. We believe that individual and corporate success is motivated by lifelong learning; we enable employees to continue their higher education. We want to have the best-educated workforce in the world. ESP is one of the most comprehensive company-sponsored employee education programs in the world. More than 45,000 employees have earned more than 38,000 degrees.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or Finance is required.

  • MBA or Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or Finance is preferred.

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:

  • You graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business Management or Supply Chain.

  • You are a US Person or US Citizen.

  • You have 10 years working in Materials Management, Production Control, Supply Chain or Operations Management within a manufacturing facility.

  • You've also managed direct reports or held responsible for employees for 3 or more years.

  • You're an expert user of MRP/ERP systems used in production control and planning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You are a US Person or US Citizen.

  • You've completed your graduate degree or MBA program.

  • Your resume includes 10 years in Aerospace Materials Management or Production Control. Experience in Isothermal Forging Process preferred.

  • Expert at managing procurement, planning, and production control personnel and related activities.

  • Solid understanding of shop practices, processes, and procedures.

  • Your background includes working with ACE, Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma or related Continuous Improvement tools and metrics.

  • You've development and managed Total Quality Management tools and supplier Key Performance Indicators and Service Level Agreement.

  • You are comfortable working with MS Office programs like Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word. Previous SAP ERP experience preferred.

  • Familiarity with turbofan engines and components preferred; Engineering experience a plus.

  • Proven track record of accomplishments in cost savings and continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Executive presentation and communication skills.

Inclusion Powers Innovation:

We unlock our employees’ full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybody’s opinion, driving innovation.

The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

Employee Resource Groups:

The 9 ERGs have a collective mission of supporting P&W's recruitment, development and retention efforts through workshops, and events that promote personal/professional development, employee engagement, community involvement and business value.

  • All ERGs are open to all UTC employees, participation is voluntary

  • ERGs strive to provide short and long-term professional and personal benefits to their members

  • There are many other employee organizations at P&W, often more recreational in nature (e.g. jazz band and bicycling club).

Vacation:

We value work-life balance and time away from work recharging your batteries. You'll have 15 paid vacation days to enjoy every year. This will grow to 20 days after 10 years of employment, and 25 days after 20 years of service.

Birth and Parental Leave:

As a mother or father you have time off options to consider while caring for and bonding with your child. UTC employees also enjoy up to 8 paid weeks of birth and adoption leave and 4 paid weeks for parental leave.

Employee Scholar Program:

We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the ESP. We believe that individual and corporate success is motivated by lifelong learning; we enable employees to continue their higher education. We want to have the best-educated workforce in the world. ESP is one of the most comprehensive company-sponsored employee education programs in the world. More than 45,000 employees have earned more than 38,000 degrees.

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.