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United Technologies Corporation Supply Chain Delivery Lead in Troy, Ohio

Job ID: 01286116

City: Troy

State: Ohio

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HOH12: Wheels & Brakes - Troy 101 Waco Street, Troy, OH, 45373 USA

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.

The high quality products we design, test and produce in our Mechanical Systems help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely – every day! From landing systems and actuation to propellers, flight controls and hoist and winch – the products we manufacture work together behind the scenes to enhance the overall flight experience. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

Role Overview

This position is for an Experienced professional with deep knowledge and highly developed technical expertise in Supply Chain Management. May mange moderately sized projects for supply chain management. Works to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on Supply Chain strategies and operational goals. Responsible for making significant improvements to supply chain management processes and systems. Works to influence other functions/vendors to support Supply Chain strategy.

Primary Responsibilities:

This position is for a lead professional in Supply Chain performance. This individual will lead a team with a focus on driving supplier performance and supply chain metric improvement. The individual will work with supplier management and a Collin’s team to develop and execute plans to improve a supplier’s performance (delivery, quality, etc). This will include part expediting, line of balance (LOB), work in process (WIP) tracking and, may include MRP set-up, part planning, etc. The person will collaborate with management inside Collins and at the supplier to develop actions and coordinate activities needed to ensure delivery of quality parts occurs per schedule. This will include resolution of risks/obstacles, regardless of origin to ensure manufacturing, supply chain, and delivery schedules are in alignment with customer needs. Communication will frequently involve senior management in multiple organizations. The position will report to Supplier Performance group manager.

Tasks may include but are not limited to:

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

  • Work with suppliers to improve supplier delivery commits in order to achieve improved delivery to operations.

  • Work with suppliers to provide Line of Balance for critical deliveries, and WIP trackers as needed to support deliveries and part recovery with escalation as needed

  • Work with Operations / Procurement to understand critical part impact and status at supplier

  • Expedite critical parts out of suppliers

  • Communicate critical parts status using LOB and WIP Tracker to Operations and leadership

  • Identify drivers of late deliveries, and communicate systemic issues to Supplier Development team members. Document and track actions to closure.

  • Follow up on actions to close gaps affecting delivery

  • Drive delivery improvement plans such as overdue reduction, and buffer compliance

  • Work with suppliers to create actions that will address gaps identified

  • Work with supplier to expedite at sub-tiers as needed

  • Brief Supplier Performance and BU leadership of progress on critical part status

  • Work with BU to eliminate risks and roadblocks such us outstanding engineering documentation, first article approvals, quality notices, engineering change requests, etc. that prevent supplier from meeting performance targets, and escalate as needed

  • Participate in or lead process improvement projects to improve supplier performance

  • Implement programs for supplier performance management and supply base optimization.

  • Partner with suppliers to lead continuous improvement, problem solving, waste elimination, and other value-enhancing opportunities.

  • Drive business process improvements between Collins and the suppliers.

  • Support Commodity team negotiations.

  • Support the relationship management of Strategic Partners and Preferred suppliers.

  • Work with Commodity Managers and Design/Project Engineers to coordinate sourcing strategies and ensure a smooth and timely manufacturing ramp-up on new programs.

  • Ensure appropriate risk mitigation activities are completed in a timely fashion

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Supply Chain/Procurement/Purchasing

  • MRP system experience

  • General knowledge of Supply Chain Management practices as well as procurement systems.

  • Experience leading teams

  • Strong understanding of Continuous Improvement (CI)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Supply Chain, Business related field or, Technical preferred)

  • SAP Experience

  • APICS/CPIM certification

  • Previous project management experience

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from company for more than 1 year.


Charlotte, NC; Troy, OH; Cleveland, OH; Fort Worth, TX; Windsor Locks, CT; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY

Province / Region / State


Job Function

Supply Chain

Job Discipline

Supplier Performance / Delivery

Travel Requirements



1st Shift (United States of America)


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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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