United Technologies Corporation Manager, Planning - Supply Chain (W1224) 1 in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?

Our Oak Plaza operation is comprised of the core enabling functions, including: Engineering, Research & Development, Program Management, Product Support, Strategic Supply Chain, Sales & Marketing, Quality, Finance and Human Resources. Together these functional teams collaborate to help engineer the most innovative and highest quality main cabin economy and premium aircraft seating for various customers around the globe.

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Manager, Planning – Supply Chain in our Seating Products business located in Winston-Salem, NC.

Job Summary

The Supply Chain Planning Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating, and communicating supply chain team deliverables on programs to ensure that materials and parts are available and released to meet certification, testing, marketing, and ship set #1 deadlines. This position is central to driving the effectiveness of the SPG Long Lead Bill of Materials (LLBoM) process.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Represents the strategic supply chain at all LLBoM meetings and line schedule meetings. Communicates key deliverables and milestone dates to strategic supply chain team

  • Drives the LLBoM commodity specific milestones into weekly program line schedules

  • Monitors line schedules and alerts supply chain managers of upcoming key milestone dates with respect to their commodities

  • Tracks LLBoM deliverables in phase gate and risk reviews, communicating all failed gates to vice president supply chain

  • Reports out monthly LLBoM process metrics

  • Aligns with the purchasing program managers in Kilkeel and Winston-Salem in tracking all program deliverables from Initial Technical Coordination Meeting (ITCM) through Manufacturing Bill of Materials (MBoM)

  • Attends phase gate and risk review meetings; reports status of LLBoM deliverables on behalf of strategic sourcing

  • Supports management of day to day responsibilities of strategic buyers

  • Administers the SPG Margin Improvement Projects process (power steering)

  • Develops PowerPoint presentations

  • Manages Schneller/laminates suppliers for cost and program deliverables

  • Performs other related duties as required

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university in Business or Engineering, and a minimum of five (5) years related experience in a sourcing environment and in a progam management setting, preferably in the Aerospace industry. MBA is preferred.

  • Must have proven leadership skills with the ability to manage and influence in a matrix organization

  • Demonstrated experience managing and leading people

Key Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have demonstrated excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels of the organization

  • Intermediate to advanced Excel and database management proficiency

  • Prior experience in a leadership role where initiative has been used to deliver results in a structured manner

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, and to plan and schedule activities and programs

  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

  • Must be able to travel independently both domestically and internationally

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.