Do you feel fulfilled when you help others succeed? Are you fascinated by the way the people learn and grow? Have you considered what it may be like to work at Pratt & Whitney? If so, we want to hear from you! We have a rare opportunity for a talented Account Specialist to be based in East Hartford. You will be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that's moving fast to craft the future of aviation. Pratt and Whitney is a world leader in aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. Headquartered in East Hartford, Connecticut, the company has locations around the United States and across the world.
We are a worldwide leader in aviation propulsion and we are behind many of the major advances in both military and commercial engines. We design, manufacture and service aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet propulsion products.
Do you have the experience to join our Team?
The Global Supply Chain team works closely with suppliers globally to ensure we deliver affordable, high-quality parts that meet our customer's dynamic needs. The role of Account Specialist is both exciting & challenging. This position is in Small Machine Parts and requires extraordinary problem-solving skills & the ability to build efficient working relationships across the many P&W functional groups; Quality, Materials, Continuous Improvement, Production Readiness, Engineering, Material Control Lab, Engineering Source Approval, Global Work Share (GWS) and multiple suppliers. Strong communication skills, specifically conversational, email, telephone, & occasional presentation, are desired. You would have the opportunity to engage with the meaningful Strategic Sourcing team and participate in long term sourcing decisions. It will also require the long-distance interaction with Regional Office personnel such as Delivery Assurance Specialists, Supplier Quality Assurance Representatives (SQAR's), MCL, ESA, Continuous Improvement Specialists, & the GWS "Buyers & Planners" providing procurement & materials management for the commodities.
Additional responsibilities to include:
Delighting customers is by building timely and accurate updates via the most desired creative communication means.
Responsibility for all area of the supplier relationships, including delivery and quality performance, cost and inventory management, 6-Pack reviews and customer happiness is a main focus of this role.
You will handle purchase order execution and product delivery, ensuring placement of on-time schedule agreements, billing adjustments, terminations mitigation & cost reduction goals execution.
Compliance with the P&W Procurement Manual, GSC Standard Work, UTC Code of Ethics, International Trade Compliance, & Transition Standard Work (TSW). Close coordination with New Program Integration (NPI) / Development Procurement, Global Transitions, Integrated Commodity Management Team (ICMT) leaders, Production Incorporation Product Team (PIPT) leaders, and Product IPT's to effect a smooth transition of new NGPF hardware from development into full production as well as resolution of producibility and quality issues on key military programs.
Ensure GWS's quotation, cost analysis/price justification, market share appropriations, & placement of schedule agreements are completed on-time & in compliance with all appropriate regulations & procedures.
Reducing all forms of quality & delivery turn backs through weekly QCPC / MRP turn back meetings.
Accountable to implement effective Delivery/Quality Clinics (DQC's) with suppliers, as required.
Attend and support Vendor Corrective Action Board (VCAB) meetings to resolve quality issues, & attend & support Business Unit Reviews (BUR's) focused on delivery, & Purchasing Operation Review's (POR's) to communicate efforts that reduce product cost.
Daily engagement of the ACE operating system through ACE tool usage to improve EH&S, quality, delivery, financial, employee engagement, and customer satisfaction.
Drive Supplier Gold by participating in supplier improvement activities, & Critical Supplier Reviews (CSR's).
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