Associate Director of Operations Finance Lean Manufacturing

United Technologies   •  

East Hartford, CT

Industry: Transportation


11 - 15 years

Posted 66 days ago

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The sky has no limits.

Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible.

At Pratt & Whitney, you will be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that’s moving fast to craft the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of the team you’ll help answer today’s challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrow’s solutions.

Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world’s most powerful jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you aspire to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

Inclusion Powers Innovation:

We unlock our employees’ full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybody’s opinion, driving innovation. The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued, so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

Have you considered what it may be like to join our team and bring your career to Pratt & Whitney?

Pratt & Whitney’s has a rare opportunity and an immediate opening for an Associate Director of Operations Finance Lean Manufacturing. In this position reporting directly to Executive Director of Operations Finance, Manufacturing and Module Centers with a dotted line reporting to VP of Industrial Engineering, you will focus on supporting thefinancial oversight of lean manufacturing initiatives throughout Pratt & Whitney’s MC&O factories via process control, lead time optimization, optimal machine utilization, and manufacturing footprint analysis.

You will oversee and drive the financial data analysis associated with lean initiatives, including financial metric setting, forecast impacts, working with local plant controllers to drive process and reporting improvements, and the reporting of monthly financial updates to senior operations leadership.

In this role you will also be the financial lead for the capital investment process for operations, including alignment with “Overall Equipment Effectiveness” standardization process, and the overall US factory facilitiesbudget.


Do you meet these Basic Qualifications?

  • You've obtained a Bachelor's Degree. Preferred fields of study include Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering or Supply Chain
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Status (Green Card Holder) required
  • Minimum 10 years of Finance experience in combination with 5 or more years in Manufacturing Operations financeexperiencerequired

How about any of these Preferred Qualifications?

  • Masters Degree, MBA or CPApreferred
  • 12 years' experience in Finance and Operations within an Aerospace or Gas Turbine Manufacturing facility preferred.
  • Executive presence comfortable interacting with senior executive leadership and a history of managerial experience in corporate manufacturing setting, including continuous progression at increasing levels of responsibility preferred
  • Operational Excellence (OpEx), Six-Sigma, Continuous Improvement, or Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Associate Certification is strongly preferred along with a proven track record of cost savings and continuous improvement accomplishments
  • Expert written and verbal skills with ability communicate in a straightforward manner. Excellent interpersonal skills and cultural awareness
  • You are comfortable working Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. SAP, BW and HFM experiencepreferred
  • 30% travel anticipated, mostly to PW domestic US sites


  • You've obtained a Bachelor's Degree. Preferred fields of study include Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering or Supply Chain
  • Masters Degree, MBA or CPApreferred