United Technologies Corporation Supplier Development Engineer in Troy, Ohio

Job ID: 35891BR

City: Troy

State: Ohio

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain Management

Job Type: Full-Time


UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs.

The Wheels & Brakes business designs, manufactures, tests and supports aircraft wheel and braking systems for more than 200 commercial, civil and military aircraft applications worldwide.

The Wheels & Brakes business also operates one of the world’s largest third party service center networks with a complete service package of OEM quality overhauls and repairs, full technical and AOG support, proven logistics management and rapid turnaround times.

We have an immediate opening for a Supplier Development Engineer at our Business Office in Troy, Ohio.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring supply base is capable and prepared to support production rates on all programs.

  • Support the selection, development, and management of Strategic & Preferred Suppliers to meet commodity cost and performance goals.

  • Implement programs for supplier performance management, supplier Lean journeys and supply base optimization.

  • Partner with suppliers to lead continuous improvement, problem solving, waste elimination, and other value-enhancing opportunities.

  • Drive business process improvements between UTC and the suppliers.

  • Work with suppliers to lead improvement of their manufacturing processes to reduce cycle times, improve throughput and quality, and ultimately meet the requirements for the UTC Supplier Gold Program.

  • Support Commodity team negotiations.

  • Support the relationship management of Strategic Partners and Preferred suppliers.

  • Work with Commodity Administrators and Design/Project Engineers to coordinate sourcing strategies and ensure a smooth and timely manufacturing ramp-up on new programs.

  • Champion value analysis for purchased products and propose/lead design and process improvement projects to reduce costs.

  • Make design and manufacturing recommendations in the new product development process, support concurrent engineering activities between supplier and internal product development teams.

  • Ensure appropriate risk mitigation activities are completed in any Work Transfer process