8 months ago
Manager, Manufacturing Engineer
Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems
Job ID 52157BR Date posted 08/09/City Windsor Locks
Candidate will be responsible for overseeing the Space Systems, Windsor Locks, CT (SSWL) Manufacturing Engineering functional group, managing up to 40 Manufacturing Engineering (Mechanical and Electrical disciplines) associates. The Manufacturing Engineering functional group is responsible for determining manufacturing methods and writing manufacturing assembly documentation in order to assemble high quality, highly engineered hardware for use in space and sea applications, while complying with all applicable Environmental, Health and Safety requirements as well as all applicable Quality requirements. The candidate will have SAP experience as it relates to processing hardware throughout the build cycle including developing routers and estimating touch time. The candidate will have overall accountability to ensure all program hardware is manufacturable. The candidate will be responsible for meeting all staffing needs, budgets and schedules while supporting the Integrated Product Development Team model. A main focus of this position will be to implement Lean Manufacturing and the creation of a cellular manufacturing environment within the SSWL labs and to instill a Design To Cost mind-set. Candidate will provide leadership in meeting SSWL business unit targets/objectives and functional objectives and support the department’s quality, procedural and audit needs. A major portion of the position will be to determine, implement and lead process improvement opportunities, business unit initiatives and corrective actions. Candidate will lead efforts to understand non-conformances and reduce Cost of Poor Quality. The ideal candidate will be creative, energetic, flexible, possess a positive attitude and be eager to apply and expand their engineering and leadership skills in a highly ethical manner.
Qualification: Strong knowledge of ACE and demonstrated use of all the ACE tools is required, including leading 3P events and Value Stream Mapping events, and implementing Process Certification. Must be able to coach and mentor associates.
BS in Engineering with 20 years of experience desired. MBA or advanced Engineering degree is desired.
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.