Sr. Manager, Materials Planning

United Technologies   •  

Windsor Locks, CT

Industry: Transportation


5 - 7 years

Posted 55 days ago

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead a dynamic team of planners and analysts in the day to day operation of the group, develop short and long term goals, and adjust when conditions change
  • Develop, implement, and improve on a STOP and material planning strategy that minimizes both shortages and inventory, use predictive analytics to improve forecast accuracy
  • Develop, implement and improve on delivery assurance processes that aim to recover quickly when conditions change
  • Identify gaps and improve upon statistical planning tools
  • Review and analyze large sets of data to find high level inefficiencies and root Muses
  • Assess and develop talent within the team
  • Problem Solving: Likes big challenges and has a strong analytical background, comfortable manipulating large sets of data to generate a conclusion and an action plan.
  • Thinks about the problem from many angles to determine the right path forward.
  • Entrepreneurial: Thinks of new ways of operating or developing new metrics to measure the department, seeks out new ways of looking at the same problem to identify and implement new/unique solutions.
  • Leadership: Someone who can coach to bring their team up to the next level
  • Communication: This position will interact with many different levels, including senior management and other plants/facilities.
  • This role requires strong written and verbal skills.
  • Must be able to clearly and comfortably communicate problems, potential solutions and action plans to medium sized groups of employees.
  • Able to influence others where there may be limited authority.
  • Adaptability: Thrives in a fast paced environment where priorities are constantly changing and ambiguity is common.
  • Strategic: Thinks about solutions from the corporation level, taking into account needs of other organizations.
  • Able to develop and execute plans that transform the organization.

Education/ Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degreerequired
  • Master's degreepreferred

Experience / Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience in a Manufacturing, Operations, or Supply Chain environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools and strong working knowledge of Excel is required
  • Experience in data analytics or data analysis of large sets of data.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience as Materials Manager
  • Experience with SAP

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