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Supplier Development Engineer

Do you have what it takes to push the boundaries of game-changing technologies, deliver results while working with a diverse team of talented individuals, and challenge yourself knowing that what we do matters to the Warfighter? Are you Mission Ready? This job is for you!
We at ISR & Space Systems are world leaders in high altitude electro-optical sensors, employed by the U.S. and foreign military in time critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. Our passion for supporting the Warfighters and their mission demands excellence in everything we do, from the talent we recruit to the highly-engineered systems we deliver. We value people, integrity, ideas and performance. This position offers exciting opportunity to support the operations by developing and managing the Sub-Contracts of Supply Chain which ensure program success.
Responsibilities Include:
Provide technical evaluations of supplier proposals to Subcontract Administrators by analyzing proposed manufacturing labor hours and recommending defendable negotiation positions utilizing supplier data or technical expertise.
Manage and analyze the Supplier Rationalization Tool communicating supplier status to Buyers/Subcontract Administrators.
Establish and maintain the work transfer process.
Monitor events, conditions, and inter-relationships that will affect availability of supplies.
Lead cross-functional teams to recommend thoughtful future actions and solutions pertaining to supplier development.
Work with suppliers to facilitate process improvements and material/design changes (VA/VE) that result in faster cycle times, lead time reductions, and improved quality/cost/delivery.
Analyze supply base capabilities and capacities against future program needs.
Evaluate supplier issues and solicit necessary resources/support to execute resolution plans using Root Cause/Corrective Action techniques.
Work with integrated teams to develop Supply Base; capable of controlling critical processes within a defined control plan.
Plan and sustain supplier on continuous improvement progress negotiating corrective action plans.
Develop and implement, with leadership, the business and continuous improvement roadmap to achieve a lower cost, responsive, and more robust supply chain, leading to Supplier Gold status.
Support Supplier Quality and lead critical commodity teams to achieve below industry standard PPM delivered products.
Perform pre/post award oversight of supplier selection; detecting, analyzing, and reporting problems/issues.
Set up supplier monitoring system to track critical events, requirements, or corrective action plans.
Knowledge of purchased products/services/commodities including various manufacturing processes.
Qualifications
Minimum of 4 years of experience within Aerospace and/or DoD industry is required.
Experience with manufacturing engineering is highly desired
Exposure to Program Management
Experience with QA systems such as AS9100 and ISO 9001
Presentation/communication skills
Organizational skills
Strategic planning and sourcing skills
Manage time/projects and lead teams
SAP €“ MPS/MRP and Inventory Controls Management
Candidate must be an US Citizen due to projects & programs this position will be supporting.
Domestic travel is required / Foreign travel may be required €“ travel requirements of 25%
Education Bachelor's degree is required. (Engineering field is highly desired)
EEO/AAP Statement
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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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