United Technologies Corporation Manager - Procurement in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job ID: 75448BR

City: Windsor Locks

State: Connecticut

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.

As the Supply Chain Delivery Assurance Manager for our Air Management Systems Business Unit located in Windsor Locks, CT you will have the responsibility to 1) lead a team of expeditors, including both contractor and direct employee professionals, 2) improve supply chain integration and performance on all production platforms, and 3) act as the Supply Chain Management focal point for site operations leadership on all production and aftermarket platforms.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maximizing operational performance by instilling a forward looking approach in supply chain delivery assurance, pro-actively identifying supply chain delivery gaps with the use of MRP systems (SAP / Supplier Portal), and leveraging the appropriate teams to drive throughput of product deliveries into the various business segments.

  • Integrating delivery assurance with the regional supplier development teams, and the appropriate commodity and procurement teams to ensure that systemic supplier deficiencies are well communicated and addressed across the supply chain organization.

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and a technical aptitude to understand & learn various manufacturing processes, and respective cycle times, to assess where total manufacturing leadtimes can be improved within the supply base.

  • Confidently presenting (on a daily basis with impromptu briefings) supply chain topics internally and externally with customers, while interacting with senior leadership at the UTAS and UTC levels.

  • The candidate must be able to work independently with minimal direction while leveraging his/her team of managers and individual contributors.

  • Participate in and/or lead various continuous improvement activities to improve the overall supply chain delivery, cost, and quality performance across the business.

  • Leveraging subject matter experts for help as well as work across functional lines within the company; patient and calm under pressure; able to effectively utilize RCCA for troubleshooting of design & manufacturing issues; and able to think outside the box to design processes for increased productivity across the company.

  • The role requires an understanding of Global logistics with a knowledge base that includes the basics of State and Commerce Department import/export compliance requirements.

  • Effectively manage all supplier / partner relationships within assigned scope, utilizing strong interpersonal and communication skills, while ensuring the appropriate level of assertiveness is applied to achieve favorable outcomes for UTAS.

  • The individual must exhibit ethical business behaviors at all times.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Engineering/Supply Chain/Manufacturing/Program Management or related area with a continued proven track record of performance achievement and growth and increased level of responsibility.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in operations and / or tactical supply chain (account management, expediting, purchasing)

  • Experience developing supplier relationships

  • Knowledge of supply chain management in the Aerospace organization

  • Project/program Management

  • Ability to lead in a collaborative team environment

  • Bias for action

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering, or other Business related field.

  • Master’s degree in a related field preferred.

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.

Note:

  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from company for more than 1 year.

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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.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Engineering/Supply Chain/Manufacturing/Program Management or related area with a continued proven track record of performance achievement and growth and increased level of responsibility.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in operations and / or tactical supply chain (account management, expediting, purchasing)

  • Experience developing supplier relationships

  • Knowledge of supply chain management in the Aerospace organization

  • Project/program Management

  • Ability to lead in a collaborative team environment

  • Bias for action

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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