Industrial Manager

  • Collins Aerospace
  • Windsor Locks, CT, USA
  • Apr 17, 2019
Full time Transportation Automotive

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United States of America


03: Building 03 Windsor Locks One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we're dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry - all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies- Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems - we're driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

At Collins Aerospace, our customers are at the core of our business. And meeting each of their unique needs is the key to our success. The Customer & Account Management organization plays a critical role at Collins Aerospace both internally and externally. We provide executive-level support to major original equipment manufacturers and defense customers, and support our Strategic Business Units (SBUs) by augmenting key relationships and maintaining an excellent customer experience. Internally, we develop and support our SBUs by strategically planning and capturing future growth opportunities while ensuring customer satisfaction. If you want to advance your career while contributing to a vision that helps our customers redefine the aerospace industry, then consider landing here!

The Industrial Manager will be responsible for working alongside the PWES AM Industrial and Retrofit Managers to drive performance and establishing metrics for all commercial programs.

A critical component to this role is the ability of the Industrial Manager to build a strong working relationship with key Collins Aerospace functional teams. These relationships will support a deeper understanding of repair processes, logistics, supply chain capacity, and industrial risks for the PWES program.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Improve customer satisfaction thru alignment of spares planning process workingwith regional delivery assurance specialists
* Improve MRO performance (RTAT) for all commercial and regional/business programs
* Oversee the planning and execution of Commercial retrofit programs.
* Manage and leverage operator and internal processes to install and return hardware.
* Report daily status of critical items to GTF program team.
* Interact with 15+ outsider suppliers and represent the interests of the GTF program throughout the supply chain.
* Monitor hardware configuration changes.
* Provide program insight to emerging industrial issues that will interfere with normal fleet operation and escalate among PWES aftermarket team.
* Interface with internal and customer facing teams to ensure alignment and priorities on hardware allocations.
* Identify opportunities to improve and accelerate retrofit campaign performance.
* Develop robust standard work documents for key industrial tasks - drive ACE culture amongst retrofit and industrial teams.
* Mature program metrics and data packages to hold suppliers and MROs accountable to contractual performance commitments.
* Supports the development of project plans, schedules and budgets for projects under his/her responsibility to ensure adherence to the established program plan, schedule, and budget.
* Tracks progress and identifies/resolves obstacles to minimize disruption to project schedules.
* Analyzes data gathered and develops solutions or alternative methods of proceeding to optimize performance.
* Facilitates project tasks with the various functional organizations to ensure alignment with overall project objectives.
* Oversees and manages the lifecycle and operational aspects of projects, and liaises between project management and planning, project team, and line management.
* Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction goals and objectives.
* Regularly interacts and interfaces with customers.
* Interact with business development on potential sales forecasting


Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with 5+ years experience or
* Master's Degree with 3+ years experience or
* High School Diploma (or Equivalent) and 9+ years experience


* High School Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred Education:

* Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Engineering from an Accredited Institution
* Master's Degree from an Accredited Institution

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.


* Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
* Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form - with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

* Medical, dental, and vision insurance
* Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
* Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution
* Tuition reimbursement
* Life insurance and disability coverage
* And more

Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.


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