United Technologies Corporation Specialist - Supply Chain Management in Rockford, Illinois

Job ID: 74158BR

City: Rockford

State: Illinois

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.

As an ES Military Spares Specialist supporting the Electric, Environmental & Engine Systems (ES) Supply Chain business unit, you will have the responsibility to manage challenging Machining and Engineered Items supplier accounts. The selected candidate will primarily be responsible for purchase order execution, product delivery, product cost, and product quality. We are looking for a Military Spares Specialist with very strong leadership and communication skills (written and verbal), someone who can take initiative to drive issues to closure, solve complex problems, adapt and prioritize effectively in a fast paced and challenging environment, work independently with minimal direction, as well as in a team environment, and above all else strive to exceed internal and external customer expectations on a daily basis. This role will be located in Rockford, IL. This is also a great opportunity for training, learning, and development with a highly skilled and very versatile supply chain team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • All aspects of the relationship with a specific supplier within a commodity.

  • Directs and manages all schedules, and purchase orders for the assigned CSI Suppliers.

  • Ensures product is delivered on time, meets quality standards, and at the right cost.

  • Carries out processes and standards in support of procurement, including RFPs, negotiations, cost accountability, and/or program execution.

  • Responds to customer inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Prepares purchase orders and written price justification

  • Compiles records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories, analyzes data and ensures account needs are met.

  • Contacts suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries to ensure resolution of problems such as shortages and missed or late deliveries.

  • Work with cross functional teams within the CSI organization and outside of to ensure customer commitments are met.

  • Analyze proposal activities for all open requirements to ensure alignment between proposal bid and order execution.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, Quality, or other Business related field.

  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite

  • Excellent computer/typing skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Able to read and understand engineering blueprints

  • Experience working within the SAP ERP system

  • Negotiation experience

  • Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills required.

  • Understanding of the UTC value chain, as well as manufacturing resource planning and supply chain elements such as order fulfillment, customer and supplier relationship management, demand and inventory management, etc.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • Master’s degree preferred.

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 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:

  • 3+ years of experience in Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, Quality, or other Business related field.

  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite

  • Excellent computer/typing skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Able to read and understand engineering blueprints

  • Experience working within the SAP ERP system

  • Negotiation experience

  • Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills required.

  • Understanding of the UTC value chain, as well as manufacturing resource planning and supply chain elements such as order fulfillment, customer and supplier relationship management, demand and inventory management, etc.

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.