United Technologies Corporation Director, Logistics in Phoenix, Arizona

Job ID: 52995BR

City: Phoenix

State: Arizona

Country: United States

Category: Operations: Materials & Logistics

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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. 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. United Technologies Aerospace Systems in Charlotte NC is hiring a 3rd Party Logistics (3PL)/Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Leader for the Materials Management team. We take on challenges in 3PL deployment, VMI expansion and Supply Chain Optimization. The broad array of business challenges include 3PL strategy, 3PL vendor selection and negotiations, VMI expansion into our established 3PL locations, inventory optimization and rationalization, and working with our Business Unit leaders to gain support and understanding. A 3PL/VMI Leader, will lead a team of 3PL experts across the Central Operations group and an indirect leader within the Strategic Business Units. This position will work across teams to define the plan needed to meet the logistics requirements, and work with our sourcing teams to expand our VMI foot print. The ideal candidate will drive the evolution of our 3PL’s to leverage the ability to direct ship to our customers, ensure 3PL maturity follows already developed plan and achieves targeted savings objectives and performance metrics. You will work cross-functionally to ensure the plan aligns with other UTC Aerospace Systems initiatives including our digital factory and LEAN/Six-Sigma initiatives. Finally, develop best practices and drive continuous improvement throughout UTC Aerospace Systems 3PL network. The ideal candidate must be able to work effectively in a fast passed Supply Chain and Operations environment. They will need to have the ability to partner with IT and Supply Chain and work with various levels of management. The ultimate aim for this role is to drive the successful deployment of 3PL and VMI throughout UTC Aerospace Systems.

Qualification: Previous experience in a Material Planning Management role required Strong experience in utilizing MRP/ERP systems (preferably SAP) to improve business performance Experience in data reporting and analysis Three years’ minimum experience leading teams with prior success in developing talent Demonstrated ability to drive and lead change through a team High results focus through effective use of management tools (Plan, Do, Check, Act) to drive focus and accountability Strong understanding of operations financial metrics and drivers Experienced in applying continuous improvement tools in manufacturing and business processes Ability to communicate and present with confidence across a variety of audiences the candidate must be a US Person (US Citizen / Green Card Holder)

Education: BA/BS degree with12+ years’ experience in Manufacturing or Materials Management or MA/MS degree with 10+ years’ experience APICS certification preferred Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen certifications 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:

Previous experience in a Material Planning Management role required Strong experience in utilizing MRP/ERP systems (preferably SAP) to improve business performance Experience in data reporting and analysis Three years’ minimum experience leading teams with prior success in developing talent Demonstrated ability to drive and lead change through a team High results focus through effective use of management tools (Plan, Do, Check, Act) to drive focus and accountability Strong understanding of operations financial metrics and drivers Experienced in applying continuous improvement tools in manufacturing and business processes Ability to communicate and present with confidence across a variety of audiences the candidate must be a US Person (US Citizen / Green Card Holder)

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.