United Technologies Corporation Global Materials Manager - SIS in Burnsville, Minnesota

Job ID: 52255BR

City: Burnsville

State: Minnesota

Country: United States

Category: General Management: Gen Mgmt

Job Type:


Lead and manage new product introduction programs with various levels of complexity. Assume primary responsibility for program leadership, business case management, commitment to program success, and building solid business relationships. Successfully manage programs within program scope, schedule and budget while being a recognized leader in analyzing risk and establishing associated contingencies. Collaborate with a wide variety of functional areas inside and outside the organization to develop and provide product definitions responsive to customer needs and market opportunities. Coordinate management and technical decisions while effectively arbitrating and resolving problems associated with both new and existing products and projects. Assist in development of internal strategic plans. Interprets, executes, and manages company-wide division/unit- wide modifications to policies and procedures. Utilizes plans of action to ensure conformance to organization’s goal and initiatives and ensures timely completion.

Specific tasks include:

  • Support Business Development pursuits by leading the development of new program cost, schedule, and technical baselines

  • Establish program deliverables

  • Define program objectives

  • Identify risks and obstacles, quantify impacts, ensure mitigations and contingency plans are executed

  • Develop program operating plans

  • Lead the program team

  • Lead customer formal program interaction i.e. reviews, readiness etc.

  • Monitor, control, and report program progress

  • Identify and control scope changes

  • Escalate risk and issues for resolution as appropriate

  • Track program deliverables and ensure timely completion

  • Manage program closure activities


Ideal candidate would have 5-10 years of experience in Planning, Master Scheduling, SIOP, Supply Chain, or other Materials Management type disciplines. APICS certification is also strongly preferred. Previous experience in using SAP, APO, Business Warehouse, and/or Teradata is also preferred.

Candidate must be comfortable in leading through influence, and have previous supervision and management experience. Previous experience in leading remote teams is also strongly 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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.