United Technologies Corporation Operations Shop Supervisor - 3rd Shift in East Hartford, Connecticut

Job ID: 66294BR

City: East Hartford

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Operations

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 our team, you’ll help answer today’s challenges in powered flight while shaping and supporting tomorrow’s solutions.

CTRP (Connecticut Rotating Parts) is a repair business located in our East Hartford campus. The business specializes in the repair and overhaul of engine components including rotating parts, major cases, combustors, stators, vane clusters, honeycomb shroud segments and fan blades. It serves Pratt & Whitney as an internal supplier, and it serves a variety of global external customers as well.

This position reports to the Operations Manager at CTRP and has leadership responsibilities for a staff consisting of hourly bargaining unit employees. This position is specifically focused on the 3rd shift supervision of hourly employees. You will play a key role in the tactical and strategic direction of their day to day operations within their department.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership to production cell during the overnight (3rd) shift, and ensure CTRP business unit is meeting production schedule and cost commitments without compromising safety of the work force or product quality.

  • Maintain metrics for the cell and conduct daily Toolbox meetings. Participate in driving cell to Achieve Competitive Excellence (ACE) Gold.

  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives to implement turn time reduction, cost savings, and environmental & health enhancements.

  • Lead process improvement opportunities using ACE and Lean Strategies to enhance quality, decrease process cycle time and reduce operational costs.

  • Strong focus and commitment to meeting customer needs. Individual is responsible for driving quick resolution of safety, quality, and technical issues.

  • Manage all aspects of assigned hourly workforce: (Time & attendance, time off, rewards, vouchering, training, communications, etc). Coach employees to develop a motivated, effective team.

  • Demonstrate commitment to the EH&S program by following all policies and procedures, completing all required training, and supporting all applicable committee activities. Perform First Report of Injury investigations when an employee is injured on the job.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • U.S. Citizenship required due to government contracts.

  • You have at least 3 years of experience working in Engineering or Operations Management within a manufacturing facility. We will consider experience from other industries as long as they meet the combination of technical complexity and management experience required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • You have 5 or more years’ experience in Operations Management or Engineering within an Aerospace manufacturing facility, repair station or forging facility.

  • You can interpret blueprints with GD&T symbols, CMM reports, and can communicate quality related matters to Quality and Operations personnel.

  • Your background includes working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Continuous Improvement principles such as Six-Sigma, Achievable Competitive Excellence (ACE) or similar tools with a proven track record of cost savings and continuous improvement accomplishments.

  • You are comfortable working with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. SAP, Team Center and Solumina experience is advantageous

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

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’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. You are eligible for up to 15 paid vacation days each of your first 9 years. This amount is prorated in your first year based on the month you start with the company. This amount increases to 20 days years 10 through 19, 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 Engineering, Business Management, Manufacturing, Supply Chain or related field of study required.

  • Master’s Degree 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, Supply Chain or related field of study.

  • U.S. Citizenship required due to government contracts.

  • You have at least 3 years of experience working in Engineering or Operations Management within a manufacturing facility. We will consider experience from other industries as long as they meet the combination of technical complexity and management experience required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • You have 5 or more years’ experience in Operations Management or Engineering within an Aerospace manufacturing facility, repair station or forging facility.

  • You can interpret blueprints with GD&T symbols, CMM reports, and can communicate quality related matters to Quality and Operations personnel.

  • Your background includes working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Continuous Improvement principles such as Six-Sigma, Achievable Competitive Excellence (ACE) or similar tools with a proven track record of cost savings and continuous improvement accomplishments.

  • You are comfortable working with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. SAP, Team Center and Solumina experience is advantageous

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

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’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. You are eligible for up to 15 paid vacation days each of your first 9 years. This amount is prorated in your first year based on the month you start with the company. This amount increases to 20 days years 10 through 19, 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.