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Manager, Commodity Management (Hybrid)

Company: Raytheon Technologies Corporation
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

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.In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. Pratt & Whitney is laser focused on offering flexibility to our employees. We've introduced role types (Onsite, Hybrid, or Remote) and now list them in the job posting title so candidates know where they will operate in our blended work environment. *Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

  • Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.
  • Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.
  • Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).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 tightknit 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?*Note: Hybrid and remote roles at many of our sites are currently working from home because of COVID-19 protocols. Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process.The Aftermarket Supply Chain (ASC) organization is seeking an experienced Commodity Manager to support the Mature Commercial Engines (MCE) Sourcing team. -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.
    • Administer new + existing contracts for suppliers including measurement of performance to contractual obligations and reporting 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.
    • Develop and execute supplier relationship management strategy for supplier sites, including supplier risk mitigation plans to influence supplier behavior and performance as required.
    • 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 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.
      • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills-cross functionally and up to executive level.
      • Experience in negotiating contracts with suppliers and/or customers.
      • Experience in reading and interpreting contractual language.
      • Demonstrated ability in collaborating with customers and suppliers.
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools.
      • Strong working knowledge in SAP.Preferred Qualifications:
        • Extensive Strategic Commodity Management experience (including contract negotiations, supplier management, and strategy development).
        • Experience with P&W Procurement Systems and Standard Work.
        • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
        • Excellent analytical, project management, and decision making skills.
        • Advanced proficiency and experience with MS Excel (V-lookups, Pivot tables, etc) and MS PowerPoint.
        • Aerospace product knowledge (processes, manufacturing techniques, quality requirements).
        • Advanced SAP experience with a focus on purchasing/related document flow.
        • Ability to identify, measure, and report all savings, cost avoidance, and cost reduction.

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