United Technologies Corporation Sr Assoc, Supply Chain Mgmt in West Des Moines, Iowa

Job ID: 68428BR

City: West Des Moines

State: Iowa

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

Get onboard the UTC Aerospace Operations and Supply Chain team and play a part in managing our innovative products from inception to delivery. Operations and Supply Chain employees have the opportunity to network across our businesses and functions, all while improving the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations worldwide.

Do you want to be a part of a global business, creating innovative solutions for the aerospace industry's biggest customers? This is the core of what we do in the Electric, Environmental & Engine Systems (ES) business. 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, ES 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!

Role Overview:

Manages major responsibilities within supply chain on a regular basis. Develops and maintains supplier relationships and supports procurement strategies. Monitors supplier performance, assist implementing sourcing strategies to achieve lowest total costs. Works autonomously with limited oversight from manager. Responsible for making improvements to supply chain management processes and systems. Works to influence other functions/vendors to support Supply Chain strategy.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain supplier relationships and support procurement strategies.

  • Resolve escalated issues with vendors and Supply Chain management.

  • Negotiate spot buys.

  • Monitor supplier performance .

  • Assist team with projects to transition sources of supply per company procedures.

  • Provide real time problem resolution to support operations and finance in processes related to supply chain.

  • Support and follows all rules and guidelines set by EHS, Quality, and CI functions as set by the position's leader.

  • Conduct transactional purchasing functions as required.

  • Expedite material delivery as required.

Qualification: Basic Qualification:

  • 2+ years related experience working in a progressive Supply Chain function

  • May consider internship or cooperative experience in a related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Supply Chain Certification preferred.

  • Proficiency with ERP systems (SAP preferred)

  • Contract knowledge

  • Ability to negotiate

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain 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:

Basic Qualification:

  • 2+ years related experience working in a progressive Supply Chain function

  • May consider internship or cooperative experience in a related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Supply Chain Certification preferred.

  • Proficiency with ERP systems (SAP preferred)

  • Contract knowledge

  • Ability to negotiate

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

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.