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United Technologies Corporation Supplier Performance Specialist-Remote/IN in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job ID: 01279889

City: Indianapolis

State: Indiana

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America



Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

The next chapter of our future as an aerospace company is here, and we are excited about what this means for our employees and customers! Get onboard the Collins Aerospace Operations team and play a part in managing our innovative products from inception to delivery. The Operations team continues to grow and aims to strengthen the connection of Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain and Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) across Collins Aerospace. In this dynamic environment, you will have the opportunity to network across our businesses and functions, all while improving the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations worldwide.

Please be aware this position is remote, and can be based virtually anywhere in the state of Indiana.

Role Overview

This position is for an Experienced Supply Chain professional, who monitors supplier performance, conducts on site assessments, and engages suppliers in issue resolution. Utilizes Supplier Development Playbook and monitors and analyzes key performance indicators to drive improvement in collaboration with suppliers.

Specific responsibilities of this role include:

  • Conducts onsite assessments with the buyers, quality, and engineering teams to drive supplier improvement.

  • Utilizes Supplier Development Playbook to improve supplier performance to Supplier Gold standards.

  • Collaborates with suppliers to identify and remove barriers to the implementation of CI to improve on-time delivery and quality.

  • Monitors supplier performance and applies sustainable countermeasures and actions in order to facilitate improvement.

  • Conducts and participates in production readiness assessments for New Product Introduction and rate increases, including capacity confirmation to ensure a timely ramp-up to production volumes.

  • Supports supply chain initiatives by monitoring key performance indicators, analyzing cost-to-serve performance data, and coordinating cross-functional work team.

  • Engages key suppliers to initiate appropriate improvement programs to achieve and sustain high levels of performance.

  • Plans, organizes, directs and reports all activities and matters relating to supplier performance.

  • Evaluates supplier performance, management, capacity and production readiness.

  • Assesses supplier qualifications including training and certifications.

  • Elaborates supplier development plans and works in collaboration with the supplier to ensure best performance is achieved.


Candidates for this role should possess a Bachelor’s degree and five years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced degree and three years of prior relevant experience

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Engineering/Supply Chain/Manufacturing or related area with a continued proven track record of performance achievement, and growth with increased level of responsibility in an operations environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in working with suppliers

  • Experience developing suppliers and supplier relationships

  • Knowledge of supply chain management in the Aerospace organization

  • Project/program Management

  • Ability to lead in a collaborative team environment

  • Shop floor/operations knowledge for 3+ years

  • LEAN/Continuous improvement experience for 1-3 years

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Note: A Background check and a drug screen are required for every external new hire in the U.S.

A re-hire will be drug screened if it has been 12 months since they were last employed by UTC.


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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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.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.