United Technologies Corporation Supplier Development Leader- Michigan in United States

Job ID: 53991BR

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Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain: Supplier Performance

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Description:

The Supplier Development Lead position (SDL) requires working on site at 5 or 6 Pratt & Whitney suppliers in the Michigan area to assist them on their journey to achieve gold level performance. Specifically, the suppliers this position would be responsible for are either casting or forging companies. The SDL’s function would involve training and coaching for root cause analysis of delivery and quality misses, lean manufacturing, cell design, capacity assessment, equipment maintenance, EH&S issues, and shop cleanliness. The SDL also works to improve the relationship between Pratt & Whitney and the supplier by improving the communications, minimizing the number of outside visits, catalyst for additional business opportunities, reducing financial risks, and developing long term relationships. The typical daily tasks of the SDL are as follows:

  • On-site at supplier 80% of their time

  • 20% of the time working from home office

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

  • Engage with the supplier to develop action plan (SCIP) to close the gaps between current state and gold level performance.

  • Track SCIP and drive closure to reach gold level.

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

  • Follow-up with the PW purchasing team to find root cause and corrective actions for PW caused turn backs.

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

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

  • Extended travel 15-20%

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years in Operations, Manufacturing, or Supply Chain

  • Bachelor's Degree Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering, Business Management or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional experience in Quality, and/or Continuous Improvement roles

  • 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

  • ACE Certification Program (ACP) Practitioner Operations preferred, Business Process Practitioner optional

  • Six-Sigma Blackbelt or Greenbelt

  • UTC SHA certified assessor

  • ITC / BAER experience

  • investment castings and/or forgings

  • Travel 25% plus

Education:

  • BS degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering, Business Management or related field

  • Preferred candidate will have Master’s degree in management or technical field

  • ACE Certification Program (ACP) Practitioner Operations preferred, Business Process Practitioner optional

  • Six-Sigma Blackbelt or Greenbelt preferred

  • UTC SHA certified assessor preferred

  • ITC / BAER experience 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:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years in Operations, Manufacturing, or Supply Chain

  • Bachelor's Degree Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering, Business Management or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional experience in Quality, and/or Continuous Improvement roles

  • 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

  • ACE Certification Program (ACP) Practitioner Operations preferred, Business Process Practitioner optional

  • Six-Sigma Blackbelt or Greenbelt

  • UTC SHA certified assessor

  • ITC / BAER experience

  • investment castings and/or forgings

  • Travel 25% plus

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.