Capacity Planning Lead ( Military Engines Sustainment)

Location: East Hartford, Connecticut US


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Job Number: 12181

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01391975 Date posted 02/20/2020 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States

Date Posted:
United States of America
PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA
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Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the worldâ€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 youâ€ve been looking for.
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Organization Description:
Our team, Enterprise Capacity, produces powerful insights that drive meaningful conversations, long-range strategies, and decision events regarding the timing of financial capital allocations and equipment deployment for proposed, current, and future PW program demands. To do so, we must be innate communicators who collaborate across organizational boundaries to generate output capacity versus demand insights, publish rate readiness studies, reduce relevant operational risks, enhance cross-functional efficiencies, improve processes, and increase the speed of execution.

Candidate profile & role objectives:
The ideal candidate will possess substantial- to mastery-level familiarity of capacity quantification methods as well as a winning blend of interpersonal relationship-building and execution competencies. You will focus on assessing long-range (10-yr) capacity risks, implementing functional strategies, engaging a wide range of unique stakeholders, solving difficult problems, and bridging capacity and capital for your assigned area of responsibility in a fraction of the time that most competent people think possible. This role gives the candidate a unique opportunity to have regular contact with Pratt & Whitney's Operations, Military Engines (ME), and ME Sustainment teams. A solid working knowledge of the processes, practices, and teams that support module center operations, capacity, and capital conversations/decision events would also be considered ideal.

You will work alongside and collaboratively with a team of capacity leads who have responsibility for ensuring industrial capacity insights are generated in accordance with standard work to support the entire value stream of operations (PW Purchase, PW Make, and, Partnerships).

• You will be responsible for the following…

• Graduate existing 10-yr capacity & demand analyses to include relevant execution performance data for a more dynamic view of capacity & capital.

• Develop/maintain/own the 10-yr capacity planning model and process for your assigned area of responsibility, and actively interact with cross-functional stakeholders to ensure its relevancy in times of changing capacity and capital inputs, demand profile fluctuations, engineering change impacts, etc.

• Define a framework to link Pratt & Whitney Capacity Portal outputs with module center-generated (e.g., OEE and OLE) insights.

• Scale the framework across other engine modules and module centers.

• Execute initiatives to improve/enhance/benefit the facets of our Pervasive Lean strategy, which targets overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), overall labor effectiveness (OLE), floor space reduction, value-added ratios, and part travel factor performance indicators.

• Must be very comfortable in volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) operating environments while deploying wholly new capabilities and executing enterprise-wide strategies. 

• You possess a history/background of either participating on or leading teams that produce big results spanning manufacturing/operations, supply chain, and/or engineering.  

• Be a creative problem-solver, and exhibit leadership through direct and indirect means. You must have both a desire and an ability to orchestrate actions across organizational boundaries.   

 • Understands strategic and business implications and works to provide the best solution to meet P&W strategic goals.

• Ability to analyze complex data to see trends and perform what-if scenario planning.

• High energy, dynamic individual who strives for continuous improvement through using ACE tools.

• Ability to work with minimal supervision.

• Comfortable with presenting to all levels.

• Craft clear communication.

• Possess excellent judgment and professional maturity.

• Analytical skills.

• Participate in process improvement efforts.

• Provide creative solutions.

• Candidate must also be comfortable to present to all levels of the organization, and sometimes with short notice.

• Ability to meet commitments, balance and resolve conflicting priorities.

• Develop/author senior level presentations, and participate in key meetings.

Additional Information:
• In-person meetings will be required, particularly for building relationships.  However, this position offers some flexibility to work-from-home.
• Travel -
Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelorâ€s Degree in business, engineering, supply chain management, or project management and 7 + years of experience in Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain, or Continuous Improvement. Or Advanced degree in business, engineering, supply chain management, or project management and 5 + years of experience in Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain, or Continuous Improvement

• Candidate must be a US citizen due to work with US government programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master's Degree in business, engineering, supply chain management, or project management.

• 10+ years of experience in Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain, or Continuous Improvement.

• Lean Six Sigma training or certification preferred.

• Proficient with the Microsoft Office tools and SAP.

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: 01391975

Community / Marketing Title: Capacity Planning Lead ( Military Engines Sustainment)

Location_formattedLocationLong: East Hartford, Connecticut US