United Technologies Corporation FG Buyer/Planner in Lincolnton, North Carolina

Job ID: 66235BR

City: Lincolnton

State: North Carolina

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

The FG Buyer/Planner is responsible for managing externally sourced finished goods, focusing on inventory optimization, customer order fulfillment and cost reductions. This role also coordinates demand planning between the Product Managers and DC Inventory Planner and addresses supplier performance issues, including delivery, packaging, and invoicing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support day to day execution of all purchasing/planning activities (PO creation, expediting, invoice resolution, etc.)

  • Troubleshoot process failure modes and implement corrective actions

  • Work closely with Order Entry team to ensure accurate delivery dates are communicated to the customer

  • Utilize ACE/lean principles to effectively drive continuous improvement

  • Support/Lead transfers of work and new product introductions (NPI’s)

  • Identify and implement cost reduction opportunities

  • Interface with Operations, Sourcing and Engineering teams as required to achieved key department and plant metrics

  • Identify and disposition slow moving or obsolete material

Qualification:

  • Must be self-directed and able to manage multiple projects with changing priorities

  • Previous experience in purchasing or sourcing role

  • Excellent statistical and analytical skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Proficient in Oracle (or similar) ERP system

  • Experience with Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to all levels of the organization

  • Proficient in MS office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and performing queries in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (e.g. Discoverer and Business Objects), along with data gathering, manipulation, and analysis

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, or other related field

  • 1-5 years of experience in purchasing or other supply chain/operations role

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:

  • Must be self-directed and able to manage multiple projects with changing priorities

  • Previous experience in purchasing or sourcing role

  • Excellent statistical and analytical skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Proficient in Oracle (or similar) ERP system

  • Experience with Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to all levels of the organization

  • Proficient in MS office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and performing queries in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (e.g. Discoverer and Business Objects), along with data gathering, manipulation, and analysis

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.