United Technologies Corporation Continuous Improvement Site Lead in Pueblo, Colorado

Job ID: 71440BR

City: Pueblo

State: Colorado

Country: United States

Category: Quality

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

Today, the fully integrated landing systems we design, test and manufacture help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely. But we aren’t satisfied with today’s success. Our global Landing Systems team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

  • You could be a great fit for our Quality organization if:

  • You take immense satisfaction and pride in the quality of your work.

  • You’re the first to point out opportunities for continuous improvement (even outside of work…not at all to the annoyance of your friends and family).

  • You understand the absolute importance of adhering to compliance…all while making your customers (and boss!) super proud by achieving a zero-defect quality delivery plan.

OK. We got it. You live and breathe Quality. So do we! For us at UTC Aerospace Systems, quality is personal. People’s lives and safety depend on the quality of our products. From the child flying for the first time, to the men and women who save lives, to the astronaut exploring outer space – what we do matters, every day. If you checked the boxes above, we invite you to join the Quality organization as we work to be the best aerospace company for the world by delighting our customers with 100 percent on-time delivery and zero defect parts.

The Pueblo, CO facility has an immediate opening for a Continuous Improvement Site Lead. This position is responsible for driving continuous improvement throughout the facility.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead site execution of Policy Deployment, Macro Plan, ACE and AIM Criteria to ensure improvement.

  • Implement and drive the utilization of continuous improvement tools to ensure vertical and horizontal integration across organization.

  • Define and implement improvement projects aligned with business strategies.

  • Collaborate for effective solutions with functions and departments.

  • Monitor progress of continuous improvement within the facility while identifying and removing barriers to continuous improvement progression.

  • Present training materials/modules and teachings.

  • Plan, facilitate, lead or co-lead, either internal or external Kaizen events including creating scope sheets, staffing event teams, and coordinating event logistics.

  • Assist with the necessary follow-up actions to close out "to-do" actions after Kaizen Events.

  • Perform time observations, create and maintain standard work sheets, standard work combination sheets, percent load charts, plant visual controls, driver measure boards and other metrics.

  • Drive ACE Lean Transformation events and activities.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • THIS POSITION DOES NOT OFFER SPONSORSHIP

Qualification:

  • Proven track record for developing, training, and coaching teams.

  • Self-starter, with strong facilitation, training and presentation skills.

  • Ability to lead teams and facilitate effective kaizen events.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong understanding of the fundamentals of continuous improvement.

  • Capable of influencing and getting cooperation and action from others.

  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written), work and relate with people at all levels of the organization and be self-sufficient.

  • Ability to handle nebulous situations, with minimal guidance, effectively.

  • Effective team player, good coaching skills and can develop other co-workers.

  • Ability to encourage and motivate others to be successful.

  • Excellent knowledge of MS office computer software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma certifications.

  • Experience in Monte Carlo and/or discrete event simulation modeling.

  • Project Management training and certification.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 10 years experience (Industrial engineering, Lean Manufacturing, Operations, Quality) required

​OR

  • Master's Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years experience.

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.

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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.

Qualification:

  • Proven track record for developing, training, and coaching teams.

  • Self-starter, with strong facilitation, training and presentation skills.

  • Ability to lead teams and facilitate effective kaizen events.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong understanding of the fundamentals of continuous improvement.

  • Capable of influencing and getting cooperation and action from others.

  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written), work and relate with people at all levels of the organization and be self-sufficient.

  • Ability to handle nebulous situations, with minimal guidance, effectively.

  • Effective team player, good coaching skills and can develop other co-workers.

  • Ability to encourage and motivate others to be successful.

  • Excellent knowledge of MS office computer software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma certifications.

  • Experience in Monte Carlo and/or discrete event simulation modeling.

  • Project Management training and certification.

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.