United Technologies Corporation Account Specialist- Fasteners and Seals in East Hartford, Connecticut

Job ID: 64792BR

City: East Hartford

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain

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. You will help answer today’s challenges in powered flight while shaping and supporting tomorrow’s solutions.

The Global Supply Chain team is responsible for working closely with suppliers across the world to ensure we deliver affordable, high-quality parts that meet our customer's dynamic needs. We foster an internal environment that flourishes with utilization of the UTC ACE operating system, while coaching and supporting the supply base to ensure they meet our quality standards and achieve success in their lean journey.

Do you have what is takes to join our Team?

  • Do you have strong leadership and communication skills with the ability to work in a challenging environment?

  • Are you able to provide a high level of customer focus while meeting business objectives?

Our Account Specialist role is both exciting & challenging. This position is in Fasteners and Seals and requires extraordinary problem-solving skills & the ability to build efficient working relationships across the many P&W functional groups; Quality, Materials, Continuous Improvement, Production Readiness, Engineering, Material Control Lab, Engineering Source Approval, Global Work Share (GWS) and multiple suppliers. Extraordinary communication skills, specifically conversational, email, telephone, & occasional presentation, are desired. Delighting customers is a requirement by providing timely and accurate updates via the most desired communication means.

You will be responsible for supplier relationships, including delivery and quality performance, cost and inventory management, 6-Pack reviews and customer satisfaction. You will run purchase order execution and product delivery, ensuring placement of on-time schedule agreements, billing adjustments, terminations mitigation & cost reduction goals execution. You will follow all aspects of the P&W Procurement Manual, GSC Standard Work, UTC Code of Ethics, International Trade Compliance, & Transition Standard Work (TSW).

Additional responsibilities will include close coordination with New Program Integration (NPI) / Development Procurement, Global Transitions, Integrated Commodity Management Team (ICMT) leaders, Production Incorporation Product Team (PIPT) leaders, and Product IPT’s to effect a smooth transition of new NGPF hardware from development into full production as well as resolution of producibility and quality issues on key military programs. The role also offers the opportunity to engage with the relevant Strategic Sourcing team and participate in long term sourcing decisions.

As an Account Specialist, you will conduct long-distance interaction with Regional Office personnel such as Delivery Assurance Specialists, Supplier Quality Assurance Representatives (SQAR’s), MCL, ESA, Continuous Improvement Specialists, & the GWS “Buyers & Planners” providing procurement & materials management for the commodities. You will ensure GWS’s quotation, cost analysis/price justification, market share appropriations, & placement of schedule agreements are completed on-time & in compliance with all appropriate regulations & procedures.

An Account Specialist is also responsible for reducing all forms of quality & delivery turn backs through weekly QCPC / MRP turn back meetings.

  • You will be accountable to implement effective Delivery/Quality Clinics (DQC’s) with suppliers, as required.

  • You will attend and support Vendor Corrective Action Board (VCAB) meetings to resolve quality issues, & attend & support Business Unit Reviews (BUR’s) focused on delivery, & Purchasing Operation Review’s (POR's) to communicate efforts that reduce product cost.

  • You inspire active daily use of the ACE tool to improve EH&S, quality, delivery, financial, employee engagement, and customer satisfaction. Actively drive Supplier Gold by participating in supplier improvement activities, & Critical Supplier Reviews (CSR’s).

Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations or other related field.

Qualification:

Advanced degree preferred

  • You have 5+ years Supply Management/Operations experience

  • You have graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations or other related field.

  • You are a U.S. Citizen -Citizenship Required for this role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You are an ACE Associate

  • You have completed an Advanced Degree

  • You have strong MS Office experience

  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills

  • You have worked with suppliers

  • 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).

An Extraordinary Place To Work!

Vacation:

We’re known for moving the world forward – building machines that run for hours, days and weeks without pause. But, people aren’t machines.

This year, UTC updated the vacation policy to provide more vacation time sooner. As soon as you start your role, you’ll be eligible for 15 paid vacation days (10-19 yrs., 20 days & 20+ yrs., 25 days).

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 offers 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 on the planet.

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, Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations or other related field.

  • Advanced degree preferred

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:

Advanced degree preferred

  • You have 5+ years Supply Management/Operations experience

  • You have graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations or other related field.

  • You are a U.S. Citizen -Citizenship Required for this role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You are an ACE Associate

  • You have completed an Advanced Degree

  • You have strong MS Office experience

  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills

  • You have worked with suppliers

  • 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).

An Extraordinary Place To Work!

Vacation:

We’re known for moving the world forward – building machines that run for hours, days and weeks without pause. But, people aren’t machines.

This year, UTC updated the vacation policy to provide more vacation time sooner. As soon as you start your role, you’ll be eligible for 15 paid vacation days (10-19 yrs., 20 days & 20+ yrs., 25 days).

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 offers 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 on the planet.

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.