United Technologies Corporation Supply Chain - Continuous Improvement Specialist in Mebane, North Carolina

Job ID: 65128BR

City: Mebane

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 Fire Protection Systems (FPS) Business Unit is part of the Global Fire and Security Products group at UTC Climate, Controls & Security. It is dedicated to providing product and technology designed to protect people and property from the effects of fire and its related hazards. As a large manufacturer of fire safety products for the consumer and B to B markets, the Fire Protection Systems group meets the safety needs of homes and businesses by providing fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, mechanical locking systems, fire alarm control panels, and mass notification solutions. Notable brands within the group are Kidde, FireX, Badger and Edwards.

We are looking for a high performance and goal-oriented professional to manage and lead continuous improvement activities within the FPS Supply Chain organization. The role will be responsible for supporting Lean projects and processes. The candidate will also be tasked with driving customer-focused process improvements and executing ACE strategy and reporting requirements. Success will be measured based upon improvement in supply chain key performance indicators and customer satisfaction.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Candidate will plan and support ACE progression through leading projects, improving processes, as well as coaching others and developing standards. Strong data analytical skills to understand root cause and develop more efficient and effective processes. Will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

  • Support Supply Chain leadership team to identify and prioritize improvement initiatives to achieve business results using best practice Process Management tools and methods.

  • Develop and expand local capabilities in applying continuous improvement tools and methods (ACE, Lean, Value Stream Mapping)

  • Identify and drive collaboration efforts with other CCS business

  • Establish appropriate improvement strategies based on current opportunities

  • Provide coaching and expertise on Lean tool application to solve problems and improve processes

  • Utilize ACE Tools to drive KPI improvement for Cost, Delivery and Quality, through lead-time reduction, schedule stabilization, and inventory turn improvement

  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills, able to identify and structure issues, and run data (including statistical) analysis to create recommendations/solutions

Qualification: Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 years in Supply Chain, Operations, Continuous Improvement, Business, Quality and Lean or related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with ACE, Lean, CI and Change Management methods and tools

  • Demonstrated experience in data collection and analysis

  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams in matrix organization

  • Demonstrated proficiency to communicate to a broad audience including executives

  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office products, high proficiency with Excel

  • Demonstrated proficiency in prioritizing and managing a portfolio of projects Experience in Supply Chain practices and processes

Education:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Business or related field required

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:

  • 3 years in Supply Chain, Operations, Continuous Improvement, Business, Quality and Lean or related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with ACE, Lean, CI and Change Management methods and tools

  • Demonstrated experience in data collection and analysis

  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams in matrix organization

  • Demonstrated proficiency to communicate to a broad audience including executives

  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office products, high proficiency with Excel

  • Demonstrated proficiency in prioritizing and managing a portfolio of projects Experience in Supply Chain practices and processes

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.