United Technologies Corporation ACE/Continuous Improvement Leader in Jacksonville, Florida

Job ID: 65476BR

City: Jacksonville

State: Florida

Country: United States

Category: Quality

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.

You probably never think about it, but the engines on an aircraft need to be housed in safe, aerodynamic structures called “nacelles.” UTC Aerospace Systems’ Aerostructures business is a world leader in nacelle technology, which leads to better fuel efficiency, less engine noise and critical stopping power when the airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world’s newest and most game-changing airplane platforms. And we’re not stopping there: we’re working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we’re pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?

This UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) business unit is seeking an experienced, energetic, and enthusiastic proactive candidate to provide Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE), Lean and Continuous Improvement (CI) leadership for the EPP value stream and manufacturing facility.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Implement Lean and Continuous Improvement (CI) processes, aligned with the Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) operating system, to ensure vertical and horizontal integration across organization.

  • Partner with the department managers to drive ACE maturity and assessment process to attain continually improving business performance

  • Support leadership team progress in support of Policy Deployment, Macro Plan, and ACE/Lean (Production System) Criteria by coordinating actions to ensure improvement.

  • Plan for & facilitate, lead or co-lead, either internal or external Kaizen/CI events including creating scope sheets, staffing event teams, and coordinating event logistics as needed in support of the site’s business objectives.

  • Assist with the necessary follow-up actions to close out "to-do" actions after Kaizen Events

  • •Personally coach and train leaders and employees on Lean and CI principles and practical application. Conduct ACE Associate Super Day training and perform tool training prior to Kaizen events. Create a program to train and certify Kaizen event leaders.

  • Develop and implement time based standard work and leadership standard work.

  • Responsible for site training program to include applying for and managing the grant process.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding and experience applying fundamental lean and CI tools to achieve tangible results.

  • Lean leadership/management/coaching experience is a must

  • Capable of influencing across a broad organization and gaining cooperation and action from others.

  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written), work and relate with people at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to handle nebulous situations, with minimal guidance, effectively.

  • Effective team player, excellent coaching skills and can develop other co-workers.

  • Ability to encourage and motivate others to be successful.

  • Excellent knowledge of MS office computer software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong teamwork and leadership abilities

  • 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.

PREFERRED Qualifications:

  • Experience with Toyota Production System, Danaher Business System or similar operating system rooted in a culture of continuous improvement and lean principles.

  • Six Sigma experience and training.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree with 6+ years’ experience OR

  • Master's degree with 4+ years’ experience OR

  • PhD degree with 2+ years’ experience

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:

  • Strong understanding and experience applying fundamental lean and CI tools to achieve tangible results.

  • Lean leadership/management/coaching experience is a must

  • Capable of influencing across a broad organization and gaining cooperation and action from others.

  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written), work and relate with people at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to handle nebulous situations, with minimal guidance, effectively.

  • Effective team player, excellent coaching skills and can develop other co-workers.

  • Ability to encourage and motivate others to be successful.

  • Excellent knowledge of MS office computer software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong teamwork and leadership abilities

  • 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.

PREFERRED Qualifications:

  • Experience with Toyota Production System, Danaher Business System or similar operating system rooted in a culture of continuous improvement and lean principles.

  • Six Sigma experience and training.

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.