United Technologies Corporation Buyer/Planner in Fort Worth, Texas

Job ID: 76033BR

City: Fort Worth

State: Texas

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

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.

Today, the fully integrated landing systems we design, test and manufacture help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely. But we aren’t satisfied with today’s success. Our global Landing Systems team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

The Buyer/Planner is a professional responsible for all tactical supply chain functions in support of the business unit, including; demand validation, purchase order (p.o.) creation, p.o management, delivery assurance and exception message management. This position is for professionals with credentials in Supply Chain Management and three to five years of experience.

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Ensure uninterrupted flow of material to support manufacturing and customer OTD

  • Review purchase requisitions against the master production schedule to validate demand

  • Create p.o. in accordance with requisitions and contractual requirements

  • Expedite material as needed; negotiating and working changes within supply base through the Change Board process

  • Ensure inventory goals and objectives are met

  • Negotiate with suppliers as required for reschedules in support of inventory and business objectives

  • Support the Supply Chain Sales and Inventory Planning (SIOP) process

  • Assist the Supplier Performance evaluation process

  • Interface with Supplier Quality personnel to ensure supplier performance

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years in Supply Chain

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Developed professional able to work with minimum guidance

  • Has significant knowledge of the discipline and role

  • Understanding of the Supply Chain Sales, Inventory and Planning (SIOP) process

  • Expertise in MRP systems, preferably SAP with understanding of Procurement parameters and usage

  • Can identify risks that affect supply and delivery

  • Understands the basic tools in project management (SOW, WBS, responsibility matrix, change management, resource management, scheduling) to follow up supplier deliverables

  • Effectively uses root cause analysis for problem solving

  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills (verbal & written)

  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals

  • Strong track record for achieving successful closure on projects in a fashion that supports business needs

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an Accredited Institution with 5+ years experience in supply chain, preferably in the aerospace industry

  • Master's Degree from and Accredited Institution with 3+ years experience in supply chain, preferably in the aerospace industry

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

  • Note:

  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from the company for more than 1 year

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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.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years in Supply Chain

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Developed professional able to work with minimum guidance

  • Has significant knowledge of the discipline and role

  • Understanding of the Supply Chain Sales, Inventory and Planning (SIOP) process

  • Expertise in MRP systems, preferably SAP with understanding of Procurement parameters and usage

  • Can identify risks that affect supply and delivery

  • Understands the basic tools in project management (SOW, WBS, responsibility matrix, change management, resource management, scheduling) to follow up supplier deliverables

  • Effectively uses root cause analysis for problem solving

  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills (verbal & written)

  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals

  • Strong track record for achieving successful closure on projects in a fashion that supports business needs

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.