United Technologies Corporation Delivery Assurance Manager, Space Systems in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job ID: 72343BR

City: Windsor Locks

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain, Systems

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. The ISR & Space Systems business unit provides products and services to global government and commercial markets that enable mission success in the harshest environments in space, in the air, at sea, and on the ground. We design and manufacture Environmental Control and Life Support Systems (ECLSS) and Active Thermal Control Systems (ATCS) on a number of space & sea platforms including the International Space Station, the U.S. space suit, and the next generation of space vehicles such as CST-100 and Orion, and the US Navy’s submarine fleet. We are currently looking for a Delivery Assurance Manager.

This position will support the Space Systems Windsor Locks Supply Chain. This group is responsible for the procurement of a variety of material including: machined parts, electronic parts and assemblies and major subcontract/engineered items. The Delivery Assurance Manager will report to the Associate Director, Supply Chain.

• The selected candidate for the Delivery Assurance (DA) Manager position will be responsible to ensure 100% on-time delivery of hardware from suppliers to support lab operations as well as ensuring that supplier nonconformance are minimized and/or eliminated.

• The Delivery Assurance Manager will manage a small group of DA associates (likely 3-4) who may be deployed throughout the country, as needed, to support supplier activities.

• The selected candidate shall have a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of manufacturing process with a demonstrated track record of supplier development and improvement activities including the ability to identify tools required to improve performance.

• The selected candidate will have participated in formal supplier assessments and audits, and be able to use these lessons-learned to improve overall supplier performance.

• The selected candidate shall work closely with buyers and program personnel to ensure that the suppliers are fully supported. This may include expediting closures of engineering changes, Supplier Requests for Information, and Quality Notifications.

• The selected candidate shall also be responsible for ensuring that monthly material targets are met. This will entail working closely with buyers, programs and suppliers to ensure that monthly material targets are accurate.

• The DA manager will provide monthly metrics to management.

• A significant amount of domestic travel will be required.

Qualification:

The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of engineering experience including 5+ years working directly with suppliers to improve performance and on-time delivery. A general understanding of the procurement process, including FAR requirements is needed, as well as the ability to extract procurement data from SAP. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Skill sets – Experience with Microsoft Office is required. SAP experience would be desirable.

Education: BS degree required in an engineering discipline with a focus on mechanical or manufacturing engineering. A MS in engineering or MBA is desirable.

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:

The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of engineering experience including 5+ years working directly with suppliers to improve performance and on-time delivery. A general understanding of the procurement process, including FAR requirements is needed, as well as the ability to extract procurement data from SAP. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Skill sets – Experience with Microsoft Office is required. SAP experience would be desirable.

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.