Associate Director, Supplier Performance

United Technologies Corporation Chula Vista , CA 91909

Posted 2 months ago

Date Posted:
2019-08-06-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HCA21: Aerostructures - Chula Vista 850 Lagoon Blvd, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we're dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry all to redefine aerospace.

Position Summary

This position is for a Lead professional and recognized thought leader in Supplier Performance, who drives supplier performance and business-wide metrics and leads on site assessments. Advises key suppliers on resolutions for significant issues that are likely to have a business-wide impact. Collaborates with executive management of key and critical supplies and leads coordination across sites and functional boundaries. Implements the resolution of company/department wide risks/obstacles with critical buyers to ensure manufacturing, supply chain, and delivery schedules are in alignment with customer needs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for transforming a manufacturing environment Continuous Improvement tools to achieve 100% on time delivery and perfect quality

  • Establish partnerships at all levels within the supplier, emphasizing: collaboration, clear expectations, common goals, trust and transparency

  • Identify trends and risks in performance metrics and data

  • Jointly develop recovery plans with supplier, then implement operating rhythm and metrics to hold supplier and stakeholders accountable for performance to plan

  • Drive engagement and cross-functional collaboration between Supply Chain, Engineering and Quality for both UTAS Aerostructures and the supplier

  • Assure supplier preparedness for activities such as executive reviews and production readiness assessments

  • Support corporate improvement initiatives by ensuring the supply base is trained on the common processes, lean manufacturing, quality systems, and other improvement tools

  • Ensure technical reviews are supported with the appropriate knowledge and experience to provide a thorough evaluation of the supplier's manufacturing capabilities

  • Ensure suppliers are managing capacity, demand and resource plans that demonstrate rate readiness

  • Prioritize supply base risk management and actions with sufficient leadtime prior to production rate increases

  • Complete due diligence activities to identify and assess supplier operational risks

  • Supports the demand management planning process to meet on-time delivery targets and future rate breaks

  • Develops effective shop floor visuals and efficient material flow in the value stream

  • Ensures demonstrated yield is used in all manufacturing planning

Education

  • Bachelor's degree and 12 years of relevant experience OR
  • Advance degree and 10 years of relevant experience OR
  • In absence of a degree, 16 years of relevant experience is required

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

  • Operations experience in aerospace, automotive or related industry, including leading teams or projects

  • Demonstrated experience leading lean transformations

  • Proven process improvement skills with natural curiosity and desire to understand how things work

  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of flexibility

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work cross-functionally in a dynamic environment; team player

  • Comfortable with ambiguity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience leading a team in a manufacturing environment

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems we're driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Collins Aerospace's Aerostructures business is a world leader in the design, manufacture, integration and support of nacelles -- the aerodynamic structures which house aircraft engines. Our nacelle technologies improve fuel efficiency, reduce engine noise and supply critical stopping power when an airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world's newest and most game-changing commercial, regional and business jet platforms. And we're not stopping there: we're working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite and elastomeric structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we're pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • And more

Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.

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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