United Technologies Corporation Global Transitions- Commodity Manager in East Hartford, Connecticut

Job ID: 50542BR

City: East Hartford

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain: Commodity Management

Job Type:


Employee will be responsible for the overall planning, management, and completion of work transition projects supporting a wide variety of business units and commodities to increase manufacturing capability and capacity. Works with Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Manufacturing Engineering and suppliers to ensure project scope of work aligns with transition documents: job ticket, technical reviews, licensing documents, and project plans. Uses project management skills to lead projects, identify resource requirements, meet training needs, define project deliverables, provide customer satisfaction, and insure quality of projects. Identifies the technical approach to be used on a given project and manages the system development process. Ensures effective communications and relationships between suppliers and project team members are maintained.

Project Managers may be focused in specific commodities or functional program areas where specific subject matter expertise is important.

Specific job details:

  • Works with supplier to identify and coordinate development needs for transitioned parts.

  • Works with appropriate strategic sourcing and procurement representatives to develop project business cases and overlap plans in support of project scope in accordance with Transition Standard Work.

  • Provides team leadership on individual projects. Insures matrixed team is aligned to meet project goals with schedule, quality, and cost deliverables.

  • Coordinates technical reviews, process family matrices, and contract reviews to mitigate risks to ensure on-time part delivery. Reviews include: Business Cases, Long Term Agreements (LTA), First Article Inspection Review (FAIR), Engineering First Piece Review (EFPR), Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) review, and all PW requirements for Qualified Supplier List (QSL) and Qualified Parts List (QPL).

  • Assigns, schedules, reviews, and monitors project work to ensure that progress is within expected guidelines and is completed on time and within budget.

  • Ensures project reporting structures and frequency of supplier interaction are established and maintained.

  • Identifies, tracks, monitors, and communicates project-related issues, scope changes, variances, and contingencies that may arise during the implementation. Facilitates amicable solutions with the appropriate supplier(s) and complies with all procurement requirements in doing so.

  • Facilitates and documents opportunities to integrate process improvements with suppliers and resources to fulfill project requirements.

  • Prepares and presents oral and/or written technical reports and project presentations.

  • Organizes and conducts project team meetings.

  • Utilizes project management tools to plan and track transitions to completion.

  • Insures International Trade Compliance (ITC) requirements and licensing for products being transitioned are satisfied and in alignment with all Import and Export requirements as understood through ITC.

  • Actively manages projects utilizing Transition Standard Work (TSW) guidelines


*Experience / Qualifications

Minimum 6 years experience in related field.

Project management and team leader experience.

Demonstrated communication skills

Travel Required: 30%

U.S. Citizenship 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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.