United Technologies Corporation Supplier Development Lead in United States

Job ID: 51257BR



Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain: Supplier Performance

Job Type:


Supplier Development Lead will perform assessments of the suppliers capability to perform and sustain performance through the SHA (Supplier Health Assessment). This position requires 80% regional travel and will cover OH, MI, IN, IL, WI, and MN. Candidates from the state of Michigan are highly preferred due to proximity to main supplier base.

  • Perform assessments of the suppliers capability to perform and sustain performance through the SHA (Supplier Health Assessment)

  • Engage the supplier to complete the diagnosis in the Gemba and work with the supplier to develop a comprehensive gap (SCIP) plan

  • Conduct weekly training and coaching on-site at the supplier to develop their team

  • Follow-up with the PW and supplier team to validate the gap plan and monitor progress to ensure the benefits are being achieved

  • Establish leading indicators of performance and track weekly, on-site at supplier

  • Intervene to expedite deliveries and/or resolve quality issues as required


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6+ years in Operations, Quality, and/or Continuous Improvement roles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong Leadership skills and a demonstrated track record of accomplishment in business performance using ACE tools

  • Highly effective team player able to develop and sustain team commitment and ownership

  • Hands on experience with strong structured project management and problem solving skills in using ACE tools

  • Ability to work and communicate with the entire workforce: from convincing a shop floor operator to try a new work sequence to having strategic discussions with both PW supply chain team and supplier leadership team about overall approach and focus for Supplier Gold

  • Self-motivated, high energy individual that can act with little guidance

  • Ability to initiate, lead and sustain change activities at the supplier

  • Highly adaptable person

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.