United Technologies Corporation Supplier Development Leader, Florida/Georgia in West Palm Beach, Florida

Job ID: 50516BR

City: West Palm Beach

State: Florida

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain: Procurement

Job Type:


PREFERRED FIELD LOCATION IS NEAR TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA, negotiable; this is a remote position

  • The selected candidate will have the responsibility of suppliers in Florida, Georgia and Alabama and should expect to travel to these suppliers weekly (others as required in support of the supplier performance and development team)

  • 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 action item (SCIP) plan

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

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

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

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


*Experience / Qualifications

Minimum 7-10+ years in Operations, 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

  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.