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United Technologies Corporation Commodity Manager in Oakville, Ontario

Job ID: 41698

City: Oakville

State: Ontario

Country: Canada

Category: Supply Chain

Job Type: Full-time

Description:

We are growing and as a result, we have added a new Commodity Manager Position for Non-Product to our Supply Chain Organization. This position can be based at our Landing Systems HQ in Troy, Ohio or our Landing Systems Oakville, Ontario, Canada facility.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, Non-Product, the Commodity Manager will be required to develop and/or implement a series of commodity strategies to achieve best value, effective asset management, continuous quality improvement, and deliver cycle time performance improvements that supports both the Enterprise and respective business unit and supply chain management strategic plans.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluate market conditions in order to maintain inventory levels and control costs and make recommendations for cost reduction

  • Evaluate and recommend suppliers, manage ongoing relationships with suppliers

  • Act as an owner of commercial relationship with strategic suppliers.

  • Develop and/or maintain commodity sourcing strategies

  • Develop, negotiate and administer supplier contracts

  • Manage product transitions between suppliers

  • Manage the relationship between the supplier and UTAS

  • Coordinate supplier improvement activities including continuous improvement (CI) events, corrective actions, metric management and cost reduction initiatives

  • Perform sourcing activities in support of customer requests or internal projects (resourcing, engineering changes, etc.) including sending out RFQs, reviewing responses, supplier selection, coordination with estimating and Program Management and PO or contract file documentation. Ensure these activities meet all UTAS and applicable government (FAR) requirements.

  • Organize, lead and manage supplier meetings in regards to strategic initiatives, new work placed at the supplier, performance issues (cost, delivery and quality) and routine program or business reviews.

  • Actively lead strategic sourcing initiatives using expert level negotiating skills and best practice activities while applying CI tools to continually optimize and improve processes and procedures

  • Coordinate/support supply-base transitions.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in commodity management/supply chain/procurement with increasing levels of responsibility.

  • Proven knowledge of procurement and supply chain modern processes and techniques.

  • Demonstrated success in developing tactical plans and carrying through to successful execution.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish credibility with business counterparts.

  • Experience with global activities, including sourcing and/or operations within different cultures and styles.

  • Experience managing or leading projects or programs.

  • Demonstrated project management experience.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, specifically expert level Excel

  • Experience with SAP or other ERP systems.

  • Strong knowledge of aerospace manufacturing techniques and procedures is strongly preferred.

  • The successful candidate will be required to travel to supplier and UTAS sites in Canada and the U.S. (30%-40%)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to work and interact at all levels of the organization.

Collins Aerospace Systems is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates during all aspects of the selection process.

Qualification:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in commodity management/supply chain/procurement with increasing levels of responsibility.

  • Proven knowledge of procurement and supply chain modern processes and techniques.

  • Demonstrated success in developing tactical plans and carrying through to successful execution.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish credibility with business counterparts.

  • Experience with global activities, including sourcing and/or operations within different cultures and styles.

  • Experience managing or leading projects or programs.

  • Demonstrated project management experience.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, specifically expert level Excel

  • Experience with SAP or other ERP systems.

  • Strong knowledge of aerospace manufacturing techniques and procedures is strongly preferred.

  • The successful candidate will be required to travel to supplier and UTAS sites in Canada and the U.S. (30%-40%)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to work and interact at all levels of the organization.

Collins Aerospace Systems is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates during all aspects of the selection process.

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