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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01340596 Date posted 08/02/2019 City Windsor Locks State Connecticut Country United States

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01: Building 01 Windsor Locks One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096 USA

Collins Aerospace is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. ISR & Space Systems is a business unit within Collins and our products reside in deep space, low earth orbit, undersea and on the ground. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. The ISR & Space Systems business has contributed to significant advances in ground, air, space and imaging technology for over 85 years. Within ISR & Space Systems we design and manufacture Environmental Control and Life Support Systems on the International Space Station, including the space suit, and undersea in submarines.

ISR & Space Solutions Windsor Locks is looking for energetic and highly motivated candidates for its Planning Organization. The position is the focal point for the execution of daily activities to deliver high quality, highly engineered development and production hardware on-time to its customers. The selected candidate will be responsible for the timely performance of various manufacturing tasks ranging from requirements planning through the shipment of deliverables in support of NASA and DoD Programs. Applicants must exhibit a high degree of initiative and sound judgment, working independently and as a member of an Integrated Product Team. It is essential the individual be capable of adapting to changing conditions and work cooperatively in a team environment.

Specific responsibilities include:

 Interact with Integrated Product Teams (IPT) and Program Management to identify and mitigate risks
Understand the master production schedule, and communicate with supply chain organization for impacts to schedule
Create and manage demand to drive material requisition needs
Provide material position data to support proposals
Review and approve design layouts
Participate in make/buy decision and vendor selection processes
Review, approve and execute the implementation of Engineering Changes
Request and maintain Material Master data in SAP
Create and maintain detail inventory shortage report
Initiate Purchase Requisitions and Change Orders, and Vendor shipments (Returns and Outside processing)
Initiate material ownership transfer requests

Education Qualifications:

o   Bachelor’s Degree Required or 6 years of equivalent experience.

Experience Qualifications:

o   Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering disciplines preferred
o   At least 6 years of experience in Planning, Supply Chain, Procurement, Manufacturing, Operations, or a related field
o   Self-directed; strong planning and organization skills with ability to be adaptable to changing priorities and assignments
o   Manage daily tasks and come back with solid results / solutions
o   ability to read engineering drawings
o   Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, verbally and in writing, to individuals at all levels and to cross-functional groups
o   Knowledge of ACE and/or Lean Six Sigma is encouraged.

This job may be considered a sensitive position in accordance with NASA Guidelines. If so, the selected candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing per NASA's regulation subpart 1823.5 Drug-Free Workforce. 

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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