United Technologies Corporation Product Cost Lead in Rockford, Illinois
Job ID: 01352920
Country: United States
Job Type: Full Time
United States of America
A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA
At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.
Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.
We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.
We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!
Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn’t be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).
Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.
Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way – the right way – to achieve what others can only dream of.
We are looking for a Product Cost Lead to support the Power & Controls Team.
This position supports a wide variety of tasks within our Power & Controls Product Cost Group of Collins. Candidate will work with a highly experienced cross functional team of individuals to identify and complete cost reduction projects and business unit critical transitions that have a direct financial impact to the company.
This position will be directly supporting the Cost Management Group. As the Product Cost Lead, the candidate will work with new development programs to track, identify and manage cost reduction opportunities and will work closely with the program office and IPD teams.
Working with Integrated Product Development teams during development.
Tracking visible cost for the program.
Leading/participating in cost reduction events.
Working and tracking actions to closure.
Identifying opportunities for cost reduction.
Represent Power & Controls Product Cost Group in management reviews.
Data analysis and should costing.
Development of tools to support design and cost reduction activities.
This lead position also supports Power & Controls transitions as required. This role provides project management support for execution of product transitions from one manufacturing site to another.
Estimating of project costs and development of business cases for transitions.
Developing of detailed product transition plans.
Execution of Transition Standard Work.
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain or related field and less than 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required.
Operations, Producibility or Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Cost Engineering experience
Aerospace product experience
Experience handling multiple projects simultaneously
Product cost, cost reduction, standard setting, time & motion setting experience
Procurement experience with other technical background/experience
Project Management experience
SAP or other ERP/MRP system experience
Strong Excel Skills with VBA or comparable programming language experience
Computer / IT experience with relational databases and data mining tools
- This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain or related field and less than 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required.
Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.
A Background check and a drug screen are required for every external new hire in the U.S.
A re-hire will be drug screened if it has been 12 months since they were last employed by UTC.
At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other – propel us all higher, again and again.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution
Life insurance and disability coverage
Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.
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.
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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.
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