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Commodity Management and Sourcing Specialist

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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01471828 Most Recent Date Posted 10/19/2021 City Charlotte State North Carolina Country United States

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United States of America


HNC01: UTAS Headquarters (HS) 2730 West Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC, 28217 USA

This position is in the Central Commodity Engineered Items Team supporting the Landing Systems Business Unit. Preferred location is Troy, OH; but can be any Collin's Domestic location. The Experienced Commodity / Account Management & Strategic Sourcing professional, will lead strategy development & execution, supplier selection, contract negotiation & management and oversee Key Strategic Supplier Relationships. Responsible for partnering with internal stakeholders to identify sourcing needs, develop, implement and improve sourcing strategy.

This individual can sit onsite at any Collins Aerospace domestic location or remote.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and executes commodity / account management and strategic sourcing strategy

  • Evaluates and selects suppliers based on capability, quality, reliability, and price competitiveness

  • Negotiates and awards contracts within specified spending limits, and develops new qualified sources of supply

  • Partners with internal clients and stakeholders to manage sourcing needs, improve sourcing strategy and develop cost saving projects

  • Analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules

  • Develops a strategic plans for a commodity or a strategic supplier

  • Responsible for overall relationship with one or multiple strategic accounts across the commodity

  • Leads sourcing process from RFQ to contract signature and ensures commercial compliance

  • Ensures supplier or commodity is performing to the designed UTC requirements from delivery, quality and cost perspective

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience.In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Must be willing and able to travel 25%-35% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Business or Aerospace related experience

  • Technical Engineering experience

  • SAP Experience

  • Project Management Experience

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel)

  • Ability to handle multiple customers and priorities with limited oversight from supervision

  • Ability to work with and lead cross-functional teams if necessary

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

The next chapter of our future as an aerospace company is here, and we are excited about what this means for our employees and customers! Get onboard the Collins Aerospace Operations team and play a part in managing our innovative products from inception to delivery. The Operations team continues to grow and aims to strengthen the connection of Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain and Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) across Collins Aerospace. In this dynamic environment, you will have the opportunity to network across our businesses and functions, all while improving the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations worldwide.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, criticalillness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  •  And more! 

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies 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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