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Manager, Commodity Management (Aftermarket Supply Chain)

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Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01473849 Most Recent Date Posted 10/10/2021 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States

Date Posted:

2021-09-10-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Where the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up.

Are you ready to go beyond?

The Aftermarket Supply Chain (ASC) organization is seeking an experienced Commodity Manager to support the Mature Commercial Engines (MCE) Sourcing team.  This position will report to the Sr. Manager of MCE Aftermarket Sourcing.

The MCE Sourcing team is responsible for developing the sourcing strategy and working closely with suppliers, partners, internal disciplines, and P&W Aftermarket Operations sites across the globe to ensure the delivery of affordable, high-quality repaired parts that meet our customer's dynamic needs. Our team fosters an internal environment that thrives on utilization of the RTX CORE operating system, while ensuring our supply base meets performance standards, capacity requirements, and success in their lean journey. Other responsibilities of the organization include driving cost reduction, on-time delivery, quality, and optimizing material flow of parts for Pratt & Whitney programs. 

It is essential for the selected candidate to understand and evaluate the impact of both strategic and tactical business decisions to best position the long-term sourcing strategy. The selected candidate should demonstrate an advanced understanding of the RTX aerospace business and play a key role in interfacing with internal and external customers to lead, coordinate, and implement strategic commodity management activities. 

This highly motivated team player will have the opportunity to present to executive management and gain a better understanding of the Commercial Engines business through interfacing with program management, commercial aftermarket, contracts, licensing, finance, global services engineering, and the external supply base at large.

Previous experience in supply management, a working understanding of a multi-cultural/multi-national customer/supply base, and a deep understanding of both the internal and external business landscapes will be beneficial. Strong interpersonal, decision making, and communication skills required along with excellent analytical and project management skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead negotiation and act as deal champion of Long-Term Agreements (LTAs) for Mature Commercial Engines business across the supply base and address any commercial issue resolution with respective suppliers.
  • Lead Strategic Sourcing Review Board (SSRB) in support of developing a long-term sourcing strategy for ASC through analysis of supplier capabilities, financial analysis, cost reduction opportunities, quality signature, and overall performance.
  • Develop and execute supplier relationship management strategy for supplier sites, including supplier risk mitigation plans to influence supplier behavior and performance as required.
  • Oversee and develop strong partnerships with program management, commercial aftermarket, contracts, licensing, finance, global services engineering and communicate operational objectives to the supply base.
  • Administer new + existing contracts for suppliers including measurement of performance to contractual obligations and reporting as required.
  • Develop risk mitigation plans for poorly performing suppliers and collaborate across various functional groups including Supplier Performance to drive On-Time Delivery (OTD) and quality signature.
  • Pro-actively identify and resolve critical part deliveries by communicating with the supplier and co-creating a risk mitigation plan.
  • Lead ASC continuous improvement projects to progress ASC from Bronze to Silver
  • Up to 10% travel is required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Finance, Supply Chain, Operations, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 8+ years (or +5 years with advanced degree) of experience in Operations, Supply Chain, Contracts Management, Business Development, or another business-related field.
  • U.S. Citizenship or US Person is required due to government contracts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal, decision making and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and project management skills
  • Advanced proficiency and experience with MS Excel (V-lookups, Pivot tables, etc) and PowerPoint
  • Strategic Commodity Management experience (contract negotiations, supplier management, etc.)
  • Advanced SAP experience with a focus on purchasing/related document flow
  • Ability to identify, measure, and report all savings, cost avoidance, and cost reduction

Raytheon Technologies 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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