United Technologies Corporation Associate Director, Account Management in East Hartford, Connecticut

Job ID: 66961BR

City: East Hartford

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation, is a leader in the manufacturing of military and commercial jet engines. In response to the evolving aerospace industry, Pratt & Whitney is offering comprehensive positions to qualified candidates.

The Pratt & Whitney team is responsible for working closely with suppliers, partners and internal disciplines across the globe to ensure the delivery of affordable, high-quality repaired parts that meet our customer's dynamic needs. Our team fosters an internal environment that thrives on utilization of the UTC ACE operating system, while coaching and supporting suppliers to ensure they meet our performance standards, capacity and achieve success in their lean journey. Other responsibilities of the organization include driving on-time delivery, on-time to clearance, quality, cost reduction, optimizing inventory and material flow of parts for Pratt & Whitney programs. This position will also have a team of direct reports.

The Account Manager will be responsible for all aspects of supplier relationship management including supplier performance:

  • Negotiation of LTA’s to set up the GTF supply chain

  • Oversee and manage supplier performance (cost, quality, and delivery), including the identification and execution of long term projects / corrective actions to achieve sustainable performance results

  • Understand new program requirements and supplier potential and communicate to Aftermarket supply chain

  • Manage P&W operational objectives at Supplier’s the ASC level

  • Execute supplier relationship management strategy for all supplier sites. Develop and review supplier risk mitigation plans to influence supplier behavior and performance as-needed. Oversee and develop strong partnerships with supplier, partnering with Industrial, Operations, Quality, Engineering, Programs.

  • Oversee all technical and non-technical supplier development efforts for supplier. Coordinating with strategic sourcing on supplier. Support, jointly with the Sourcing team, the development of the supplier strategy and supplier relationship management strategy. Support new business assessments. Work closely with supplier/commodity counterpart in strategy development process. Provide input on supplier SSRB strategies impacting supplier. Provide sourcing guidance and recommendations based on an evaluation of supplier performance and capacity to Sourcing team in P&W or Commodity Management at UTC. Review and approve supplier relationship management strategy. Execute SSRB actions, QBR’s and passports as applicable.

  • Oversee and manage contract performance and associated contract management activities for all supplier sites, including necessary UTC and program integration, coordination, and reporting. Provide information and data to Contracts, as requested.

  • Manage Supplier Accountability Board actions within the scope of the associated contract. Cost reduction strategies. Identify cost reduction and improvement projects.

  • Assist with evaluating value creation opportunities at supplier, across all supplier sites,

  • Translate divisional requirements, supplier data, and performance information other members of the aftermarket supply chain team team. Proactively anticipates, supports, and executes required supplier strategy.

Qualification:

Experience/Qualifications

  • 10-15 years of experience in operations, supply chain or program management

  • Exposure to SAP ERP systems is a plus.

  • Strong supply chain background

  • Strong interpersonal, decision making, negotiation, MS Excel, and communication skills.

  • Project management experience.

  • ACE Associate, ability to create and implement new processes

  • Strong strategic planning and program management ability

  • Ability to establish and execute processes/standard work

Education:

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management or equivalent. Advanced degree (MS/MBA) 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:

Experience/Qualifications

  • 10-15 years of experience in operations, supply chain or program management

  • Exposure to SAP ERP systems is a plus.

  • Strong supply chain background

  • Strong interpersonal, decision making, negotiation, MS Excel, and communication skills.

  • Project management experience.

  • ACE Associate, ability to create and implement new processes

  • Strong strategic planning and program management ability

  • Ability to establish and execute processes/standard work

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.