United Technologies Corporation Procurement Manager in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job ID: 77695BR

City: Windsor Locks

State: Connecticut

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.

This position leads team of intermediate to experienced Procurement professionals, setting objectives and guiding others on RFPs, negotiation strategy, cost accountability, and/or program execution. Reviews prices, manufacturing processes, and contracts and makes recommendations for changes to ensure a successful procurement process.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manages execution of processes, standards, and operational plans in support of Procurement strategy, including RFPs, negotation strategy, cost accountability, and/or program execution.

  • Directs programs for effective vendor selection and management with a view to minimize purchasing costs without compromising quality or reliability of supply.

  • Reviews changes in price trends and manufacturing processes and makes recommendations to ensure successful procurement process.

  • Manages resolution of client issues or problems.

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

  • Authorizes purchase orders, negotiates prices and approves payments to support the procurement process in large territories.

  • Reviews and assesses request for proposals (RFP) and bid packages.

  • Analyzes and monitors contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to help determine need for changes.

  • Responsible for all aspects of the relationship with a specific supplier within a commodity.

  • Directs and manages all schedules, and purchase orders for the client account or the product family.

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

  • May perform delivery assurance responsibilities.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

-supply chain experience

-technical background

-understand complexity of aerospace industry/ understand how business measurements are important/

-needs to see the bigger picture and strategic alignment

-strong communication skills

-being able to lead a team/experience leading in groups

-strong interworking relationships

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience required.

  • Advanced degree and 3 years of prior relevant experience 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:

-supply chain experience

-technical background

-understand complexity of aerospace industry/ understand how business measurements are important/

-needs to see the bigger picture and strategic alignment

-strong communication skills

-being able to lead a team/experience leading in groups

-strong interworking relationships

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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