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United Technologies Corporation Associate Director, Site Materials Management in Columbus, Georgia

Job ID: 01369566

City: Columbus

State: Georgia

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


PW103: Columbus GA 8801 Macon Road, PO Box 9903, Columbus, GA, 31908 USA

Go Beyond.

Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible.

You’ll be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that's moving fast to craft the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of our team, you’ll help answer today’s challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrow’s solutions!

Inclusion Powers Innovation:

We unlock our employees’ full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybody’s opinion, driving innovation. The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued, so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

Are you passionate about advancing in your career in Materials Management?

Our Columbus, GA facility currently has an opening for a Site Materials Manager to oversee the Materials organization.

Primary Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and coordinating material flow and schedules to support new technology, product development, methods development and qualification projects and existing product improvements and cost reduction programs across the Columbus Forge business

  • This includes leading teams, providing thought leadership and directing them in all aspects of the materials, manufacturing development, test programs, technology maturation, TRL/MRL advancement, product qualification and introduction support

  • Managing customer expectations through daily reports and communications

  • Collaborating with various groups such as product design and development, analysis and testing, manufacturing/operations, supply chain, as well as academic partners and customers; ensuring on-time and quality execution of advanced materials & manufacturing initiatives

  • Provide expertise as well as lead product and related materials, manufacturing technologies and methods roadmaps

  • Interface across Columbus Forge strategic business unit to provide expertise and support in the development and deployment of materials, manufacturing and methods initiatives

  • Represent Columbus Forge team in external advanced materials and manufacturing community, support business development engagements with internal and external customers

  • Interface with and influence external materials and manufacturing institutes, centers of excellences and expertise to enable Columbus Forge strategic business unit mission and deliverables

  • Guide, mentor and train employees to help them identify and solve problems, and enhance their skills and capabilities in the area of materials scheduling and manufacturing

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 10+ years of experience in Materials or, 8 years of experience in Materials with an advanced degree

  • Direct supervision/management experience required

  • US Citizenship required due to Federal Contracts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven materials and manufacturing background, and problem solving skills

  • Experience working in a cross-functional, cross-geographical team environment at all levels of the organization with demonstrated team leader skills

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience in directly interfacing with internal and external customers.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading teams of diverse backgrounds and expertise to successful completion of the projects/programs

  • Knowledge of SAP or other ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) tool


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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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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