United Technologies Corporation Commodity Manager in Fort Worth, Texas

Job ID: 54747BR

City: Fort Worth

State: Texas

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain: Commodity Management

Job Type:

Description:

Every second a plane takes off with UTC Aerospace Systems equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today's more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft - our systems make modern flight possible. And by "make it possible," we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 26 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

Landing Systems

Today, the fully integrated landing systems we design, test and manufacture help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely. But we aren't satisfied with today's success. Our global Landing Systems team is committed to continuous improvement - we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the bet and brightest to fly and land with us!

We have an immediate need for a Commodity Manager in our Fort Worth, Texas facility.

The Commodity Manager will be required to develop and/or implement a series of commodity strategies, for military programs, to achieve best value, effective asset management, continuous quality improvement, and delivery cycle time performance improvements that supports both the Enterprise and respective business unit and supply chain management strategic plans.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Evaluate market conditions in order to maintain inventory levels and control costs and make recommendations for cost reduction

  • Evaluate and recommend suppliers, manage ongoing relationships with suppliers

  • Act as an owner of commercial relationship with strategic suppliers.

  • Develop and/or maintain commodity sourcing strategies

  • Develop, negotiate and administer supplier contracts

  • Manage product transitions between suppliers

  • Coordinate supplier improvement activities including continuous improvement (CI) events,

  • Perform strategic sourcing activities in support of customer requests or internal projects including sending out RFQs, reviewing responses, supplier selection, coordination with estimating and Program Management and PO or contract file documentation. Ensure these activities meet all UTAS and applicable government (FAR) requirements.

  • Organize, lead and manage supplier meetings in regards to strategic initiatives, new work placed at the supplier, performance issues (cost, delivery and quality) and routine program or business reviews.

  • Coordinate/support supply- based transitions.

  • Perform expedites at suppliers, when required

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification:

Required:

  • 2+ years' experience in commodity management/supply chain/procurement with increasing levels of responsibility.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish credibility with business counterparts

  • The successful candidate will be required to travel to supplier and UTAS sites in Canada and the U.S. (30% -40%)

  • Must be able to verify U.S. Citizen Status as defined by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

  • Have a working knowledge of: Certified and non-certified Cost and Pricing requirements, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) requirements on Gov’t Orders, DDTC requirements for Military orders, Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA) requirements for single/sole source Military orders, Negotiations of single/sole source Military orders $750k and greater, and experience in Gov’t Audits.

  • Must be able to verify U.S. Person Status as defined by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

  • Preferred:

  • Certified Lean Practitioner or equivalent certification preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to work and interact at all levels of the organization.

  • Experience managing or leading projects or programs.

  • Demonstrated success in developing tactical plans and carrying through to successful execution.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications specifically expert level Excel

  • Strong knowledge of aerospace manufacturing techniques and procedures.

Education: BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or other related field.

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:

Required:

  • 2+ years' experience in commodity management/supply chain/procurement with increasing levels of responsibility.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish credibility with business counterparts

  • The successful candidate will be required to travel to supplier and UTAS sites in Canada and the U.S. (30% -40%)

  • Must be able to verify U.S. Citizen Status as defined by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

  • Have a working knowledge of: Certified and non-certified Cost and Pricing requirements, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) requirements on Gov’t Orders, DDTC requirements for Military orders, Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA) requirements for single/sole source Military orders, Negotiations of single/sole source Military orders $750k and greater, and experience in Gov’t Audits.

  • Must be able to verify U.S. Person Status as defined by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

  • Preferred:

  • Certified Lean Practitioner or equivalent certification preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to work and interact at all levels of the organization.

  • Experience managing or leading projects or programs.

  • Demonstrated success in developing tactical plans and carrying through to successful execution.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications specifically expert level Excel

  • Strong knowledge of aerospace manufacturing techniques and procedures.

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.