Account Specialist- Distributed Hardware and Tubes

Location: Middletown, Connecticut US


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Job Number: 11576

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01376378 Date posted 12/13/2019 City Middletown State Connecticut Country United States

Date Posted:
United States of America
PW102: Middletown Aircraft Rd P.O. Box 611, Middletown, CT, 06457 USA
Are you fascinated by the way people learn and grow? Have you considered what it may be like to work at Pratt & Whitney? If so, we want to hear from you!! We have a 1st shift Account Specialist opening in Middletown, CT.

Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most powerful jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you aspire to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you've been looking for.
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The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

The Global Supply Chain team works closely with suppliers across the world to ensure we deliver affordable, high-quality parts that meet our customer's dynamic needs. Our team fosters an internal environment that grows with the utilization of the UTC ACE operating system while leading supplier relationships to ensure they meet our quality and performance standards. We are looking for a candidate with strong leadership and communication skills with the ability to work in a challenging environment. The candidate should be able to provide a high level of customer focus while meeting business objectives.

This position will support Distributed Hardware and requires outstanding problem-solving skills & the ability to build efficient working relationships across the many P&W functional groups; Quality, Materials, Continuous Improvement, Production Readiness, Engineering, MCL, ESA, Global Work Share (GWS) and multiple suppliers.

The Account Specialist is responsible for all aspects of supplier relationships, including delivery, quality, and cost, inventory, and customer satisfaction. An Account Specialist will coordinate purchase order execution and product delivery, ensuring placement of timely schedule agreements, billing adjustments, terminations mitigation & cost reduction goals execution. The Account Specialist must align with all aspects of the P&W Procurement Manual, GSC Standard Work, UTC Code of Ethics, International Trade Compliance, & Transition Standard Work (TSW).

Additional responsibilities will include close coordination with New Program Integration (NPI) / Development Procurement, Global Transitions, Commodity Management, and Production Readiness to smoothly transition NGPF hardware from development into full production as well as a resolution of producibility and quality issues on key military programs. The role also offers the opportunity to engage with the relevant Strategic Sourcing team and participate in long-term sourcing decisions.

The role of Account Specialist also requires the long-distance interaction with Regional Office personnel such as Delivery Assurance Specialists, Supplier Quality Assurance Representatives (SQAR's), MCL, ESA, Continuous Improvement Specialists, & the GWS "Buyers & Planners" providing procurement & materials management for the commodities. As an Account Specialist, you'll be responsible to ensure GWS's quotation, cost analysis/price justification, market share appropriations, & placement of schedule agreements are completed timely & in compliance with all appropriate regulations & procedures.

Foster active daily use of the ACE operating system through ACE tool usage to improve EH&S, quality, delivery, financial, employee engagement, and customer satisfaction. Actively drive Supplier Gold by participating in supplier improvement activities, & Critical Supplier Reviews (CSR's).

Basic Qualifications -

  • Master's Degree with 3+years Supply Management and/or Operations or Bachelor's Degree with 5+ years Supply Management and/or Operations
  • US Citizenship Required due to Government Contracts

Preferred Qualifications -
  • Solid communication skills, specifically conversational, email, telephone, & occasional presentation.
  • Delighting customers by providing timely and accurate updates via the most desired communication means.


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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Job Number: 01376378

Community / Marketing Title: Account Specialist- Distributed Hardware and Tubes

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