Associate Director Of Procurement

United Technologies Corporation Windsor Locks , CT 06096

Posted 4 months ago

Job 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.

Associate Director of Procurement for Machining and Castings is responsible for Delivery Assurance for Poland, York and Singapore sites, and is a Process Owner for Accenture for Procurement Purchase Order placement for Global Operations Supply Chain supporting Electric Systems organization amongst other critical processes needed to support the business.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Global and cross functional leadership,

  • Execution of procurement activities including ensuring coverage of purchase orders / requisitions and enabling on time delivery for Global Operations customers,

  • Heavy engagement with Poland and Singapore sites to mitigate delivery risk,

  • Working with suppliers to drive supplier performance,

  • Working with supplier quality enterprise to partner in instances of escapes or yield issues

  • Leading the supply chain technical casting team to drive casting performance for proper execution.

  • Procurement reads across all aspects of supply chain competencies providing an excellent proving ground for motivated individuals with interest in building a strong base within UTC's supply chain organization.

  • Communicate to all levels of the organization,

  • Develop talent within your organization,

  • Manage procurement activities through all phases of the product life cycle, and partner with other internal functional groups to enable strategic initiatives.

  • Will manage a leadership team which includes overseeing a group of sub contract managers responsible for supplier purchase order placements and delivery assurance, on time placement of orders, expediting, and coordination with internal functional groups.

  • Driving Compliance to procurement procedures within the working team and to develop, maintain, and execute standard work

  • Execution of purchasing requirements to drive performance on all key metrics (cost, quality, delivery) including ensuring the team is placing purchase orders and addressing supplier issues in a timely manner to support delivery requirements

  • Interfacing with Senior Leadership within the organization, customers, and within the supply base

  • Partnering with internal customers and support organizations to drive supply chain activities

  • Supplier performance- On Time Delivery, Buffer Attainment, Perfect Quality

  • Integration and coordination of Commodity & Business Unit Strategies, including communicating successfully with Global sites of Poland & Singapore

  • Developing talent and cultivating a collaborative team environment

  • Maintain Linkage with the program and customer service organizations for high pain components which are impacting critical customers.

Success in this role is defined by:

  • Developing strong supplier relationships

  • Responsive contracts

  • Taking ownership of development, introduction, communication and refinement of processes

  • Flawless execution to business unit and organizational goals

Employment Type

Full time


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Associate Director Of Procurement

United Technologies Corporation