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United Technologies Corporation Sr. Assoc, Subcontracts in Richardson, Texas

Job ID: 01325438

City: Richardson

State: Texas

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HTX36: Richardson, TX 3200 E Renner Rd , Richardson, TX, 75082-2402 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Role Overview

The function of this position is to direct and manage the activities between Collins, Inc. and Subcontractors/Suppliers during the life cycle of a product/program/new initiative or co-production of products while ensuring compliance with Company/Government policies and procedures. The primary focus of this position is to obtain optimum product/services in terms of costs, quality and delivery, consistent with an approved business/procurement/subcontracting plan and Company/Government policies and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leads the subcontracting effort to establish the overall subcontract plan, proposal review criteria, analysis and evaluation of proposals.

  • Exhibits basic business acumen and limited market knowledge to craft supply chain solutions and provide proactive and dynamic support to internal customers.

  • Plans and leads negotiation with suppliers.

  • Prepares contractual documents.

  • Leads and conducts proposal preparation, and management of lower complexity subcontracts.

  • Manages contract performance for conformance to original proposal, responsible for managing subcontractor cost and schedule.

  • May brief Senior Management or program team on subcontractor performance and program status. May be called on to attend cadence reviews and Decision Point Reviews with Senior Management.

  • May provide indirect work leadership for lower level employees supporting the program effort.

  • Makes supplier visits as required to insure support of program and customer requirements and schedules.

  • Serves as primary contact for internal program customers. Charged with building and maintaining relationship with first level program management (Level 5).

  • Searches out and investigates qualified suppliers and manufacturers.

  • Responsible for risk management of subcontractors on existing program.

  • Assignments will be supervised by higher level Subcontract Program Managers or Manager of Subcontracts.

  • May have primary responsibility for subcontract growth, limited understanding of industry, new technology, or follow-on business.

  • Develops solutions to complex problems which require ingenuity, creativity, and innovativeness.

  • Creates formal networks involving coordination among groups.

  • Serves as spokesperson for the program team on program-specific supply chain strategies and subcontract capabilities, goals, and objectives.

  • Basic Supply chain knowledge and program management skills to contribute to development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways.

  • Responsible for managing supply chain issues on a program which is of relatively low risk and complexity or is a portion of a larger program.

  • Responsible for execution of programs in excess of $10M (total program) with significant subcontract content that represents roughly 25% of the total program value or critical portions of the program.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates for this role should possess a Bachelor’s degree or three years of prior relevant experience. US Citizenship or Permanent Residence is required.

Candidate must have experience analyzing data and experience working with contractual documents. Project management experience preferred

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

• Medical, dental, and vision insurance

• Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

• Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

• Tuition reimbursement

• Life insurance and disability coverage

• And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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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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.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.