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United Technologies Corporation Senior Manager, Supplier Performance and Development in East Hartford, Connecticut

Job ID: 01341327

City: East Hartford

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Date Posted:

2019-08-02-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

Go Beyond.

The sky has no limits.

Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible.

At Pratt & Whitney, you will be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that’s moving fast to craft the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of our team, you’ll help answer today’s challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrow’s solutions.

Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world’s most powerful jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you aspire to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

Do you wish you could put your technical expertise to better use? If you are ready for a challenge, then we encourage you to apply. We demand quality in all we do which is what cultivates our success in the Aerospace Industry.

Inclusion Powers Innovation:

We unlock our employees’ full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybody’s opinion, driving innovation.

The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

Do you feel fulfilled when you help others succeed? Are you fascinated by the way people learn and grow? Have you considered what it may be like to work at Pratt & Whitney? If so, we want to hear from you.

We have a rare opportunity for a Senior Manager, Supplier Performance and Development role at our East Hartford, CT Campus.

Our team fosters an internal environment that thrives on utilization of the UTC ACE operating system, while coaching and supporting suppliers to ensure they meet our TAT (Turn-around Time) KPI metrics, and achieve success in their lean journey.

Other responsibilities of the organization include driving on-time delivery, supplier health assessment, quality, TAT escalation processes for the entire aftermarket supply chain value stream.

This role will support legacy and GTF performance.

You will be responsible to set up this brand new department.

Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • You will have to establish the organization, own Accenture support, OTD data, reporting, escalation processes and supplier capacity.

  • The position is also key to assist suppliers on achieving gold level performance.

  • You would be involved in setting up the organization to also provide training and coaching for new suppliers.

  • Ability to assess cell design, capacity assessment, equipment maintenance, EH&S issues, and shop cleanliness.

  • Supplier performance 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, and reducing financial risks.

  • 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 Supplier Customer Improvement 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 commodity management and account management on any turnbacks or supplier performance.

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

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

  • Experience in aftermarket Quality, FAR 145 shops and/or Continuous Improvement roles

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

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

  • Highly effective standout colleague able to develop and sustain team dedication and ownership

  • Hands on experience with strong structured project management and analytical 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

  • Six-Sigma Black Belt or Greenbelt

  • UTC SHA certified assessor preferred

  • ITC / BAER experience

  • Travel 20-30%

  • You are a US Citizen due to government contracts - must have or willing to obtain a US Passport

Education

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

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

A minimum of 7 years of with Supplier and/or customer facing experience

A minimum of 6 years Aftermarket or Operations experience

A minimum of 5 years of Continuous improvement experience in Six-Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA preferred.

  • ITC / BAER experience preferred

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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.

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