United Technologies Corporation Senior Associate - Procurement in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico

Job ID: 73929BR

City: Santa Isabel

State: Santa Isabel Municipio

Country: Puerto Rico

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.

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.

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.

The Supply Chain team is responsible for working closely with suppliers around the world to ensure we deliver affordable, high-quality parts that meet our customer's dynamic needs. Our team fosters a collaborative environment that thrives on utilization of the UTC ACE operating system, while coaching and supporting the supply base to ensure they meet our quality standards and achieve success in their lean journey. We are looking for a candidate with strong leadership and communication skills with the ability to work in a challenging environment. The candidate should able be able to provide a high level of customer focus while meeting business objectives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Requires exceptional problem-solving skills & the ability to build efficient working relationships across the many UTAS functional groups.

  • Quality, Materials, Continuous Improvement, Production Readiness, Engineering and multiple suppliers.

  • Strong communication skills, specifically conversational, email, telephone, and occasional presentation, are desired.

  • Supporting both internal and external customers is critical & achieved by providing updates that are detailed, timely, and accurate.

  • Responsible for all aspects of supplier relationships, including delivery, quality performance, cost, inventory management, and customer satisfaction.

  • Oversee purchase order execution and product delivery, ensuring placement of on-time schedule agreements, billing adjustments, terminations mitigation & cost reduction goals execution.

  • Comply with all aspects of the UTAS Procurement Manual, UTC Code of Ethics, International Trade Compliance, and Transition Standard Work (TSW).

  • Long-distance interaction with Regional Office personnel such as Delivery Assurance Specialists, Supplier Quality Assurance Representatives (SQAR’s) and the Continuous Improvement Specialists providing procurement and materials management for the commodities.

  • Responsible to ensure cost analysis/price justification, market share appropriations, & placement of schedule agreements are completed on-time & in compliance with all appropriate regulations & procedures.

  • The role also offers the opportunity to engage with the relevant Strategic Sourcing team and participate in long-term sourcing decisions.

  • Responsible for reducing all forms of quality & delivery turnbacks through weekly QCPC / MRP turnback meetings.

  • Accountable to implement effective Delivery/Quality Clinics (DQC’s) with suppliers, as required.

  • Ability to develop and meet key program metrics for the team in addition to standard commodity metrics as defined by the Business Unit and Supply Management control towers.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Engineering/Supply Chain/Manufacturing or related area with a continued proven track record of performance achievement and growth.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management Including inventory management, manufacturing resources planning (MRP), demand planning, and capacity management.

  • Experience managing single sources Hardware, Value Engineering, Part Standardization and familiarity with Procurement

  • The successful candidate must be a self-starter possessing sound technical judgment in addition to having the ability to integrate, interpret and act on conflicting or incomplete information in pursuit of an objective.

  • Strong, demonstrable, computer and quantitative skills are desired.

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

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering, or other Business related field is required.

  • Master’s degree in a related field 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:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Engineering/Supply Chain/Manufacturing or related area with a continued proven track record of performance achievement and growth.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management Including inventory management, manufacturing resources planning (MRP), demand planning, and capacity management.

  • Experience managing single sources Hardware, Value Engineering, Part Standardization and familiarity with Procurement

  • The successful candidate must be a self-starter possessing sound technical judgment in addition to having the ability to integrate, interpret and act on conflicting or incomplete information in pursuit of an objective.

  • Strong, demonstrable, computer and quantitative skills are desired.

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

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.