SENIOR MANAGER - MATERIALS, PLANNING, SIOP

Businesses UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS - Windsor Locks, CT3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $170,000 a year
EducationSkills
When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

The high-quality products we design, produce and service in our Interiors, Actuation and Propeller Systems (IAPS) business allow both passengers and crew members to have a more comfortable experience and greater piece of mind during flight. From lighting and actuation systems to propellers, evacuation systems and seating - what we design and manufacture works together behind the scenes to enhance the overall flight experience. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class customer service, yet passengers don't even know we're there - and that's how we like it!

Primary Responsibilities:
Develop and deploy materials management strategy aligning with UTAS Materials & SIOP Strategy
Development and communication of clear objectives to monitor departmental performance
Responsible for inventory control ensuring stock levels are maintained at an appropriate level and meet site NITO targets
Lead the Site/ Cell SIOP process and monitor demand forecast accuracy and stability by OE and Aftermarket
Spearhead the development of the capacity management process, including identification of capacity gaps to ensure successful execution of customer demands in support of SIOP.
Ensure execution and compliance to all identified strategic objectives and share best practice across the Business Unit
Develop functional skills for AMS SIOP team in alignment with BU skills and certification requirements
Ownership of the development and implementation of the business’ SIOP strategy and Maturity Models
Development of functional processes, work instructions, procedures and standards
Leading multi-level SIOP reviews, including at the senior leadership level
Collaborating with Finance, Contracts/Programs, Materials Management, Supply Chain and Operations to validate demand and ensure alignment with supply chain delivery across ES sites
Assessing impact on Sales, EBIT, Inventory & Cash associated with SIOP strategy
Developing decision focused executive level reports and reviews
Integration of SIOP with Materials and Lean including engagement in value stream mapping events across the business unit

Qualification:Basic Qualifications:
Experience in roles of increasing responsibility in the disciplines of supply chain, operations and materials planning
3 years leading SIOP, Demand planning, Supply planning and driving business results or relatable experience.
Demonstrated results on improvements in OTD, inventory, past due, and lead time reductions.
Experience leading a SIOP, Demand and Forecasting process using demand analytics and deploying across a business.
Experience in a lean manufacturing operations environment
Demonstrated leadership experience including cross-discipline collaboration
Experience presenting to senior level executives
Solid work ethic with a focus on collaboration to drive business results
Implementation of Lean principles, tools and processes
Demonstrated experience in change leadership and change management
Business analytics experience with demonstrated analytical skills specifically in demand forecasting utilizing MAPE, Bias and Forecast Error
Drive demand leading indicators of forecast accuracy and bias to yield improved On Time Delivery and Inventory.
Maintain a 36 month demand profile identifying gaps to the financial plan.
Experience with SAP and APO
Manage monthly SIOP process, action plans, issue resolution, and escalations.
Drive SIOP maturity and continuous improvement by utilizing ACE tools and methodologies.
Lead SIOP and Business Intelligence process maturity efforts.
Demonstrated proficiency in ERP systems, SAP and SAP IBP preferred
Highly skilled in utilizing data based problem solving methodologies to identify root cause and define solutions.
Knowledge of ACE and Lean principles, tools and processes.

Preferred Qualifications:
SIOP Certification
APICS certification
Lean and/or Six Sigma certification and demonstrated experience driving results
PMP certification
Background with Oracle or SAP (APO) to include implementations

Education:
Bachelor’s degree plus 10 years of experience required.
Supply Chain Management, Business, or Finance degree preferred
Advanced degree plus 7 years of experience preferred (MS, MBA).
APICS CPIM certification preferred
Six Sigma Black Belt, Six Sigma Green Belt, and Lean Certification preferred.
Change Leadership certification, training and experience.
Nothing matters more to UTC 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.

Note:
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.

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