United Technologies Corporation Manager, Purchasing in Houston, Texas

Job ID: 35709BR

City: Houston

State: Texas

Country: United States

Category: Supply Chain Management

Job Type: Full-Time


The Human Exploration & Launch business within ISR & Space Systems provides Environmental Control and Life Support Systems in deep space, low earth orbit, undersea, and on the ground. Our hardware is paramount to survival in harsh environments, and our passion for our work demands excellence in everything we do, from the talent we recruit to the highly-engineered systems we deliver. This position offers an exciting opportunity to support the operations by developing and managing the supply chain which ensure program success.

The Houston facility is seeking a Supply Chain Manager. We are looking for a highly-motived, self-starting leader with experience in the sourcing, award and management of a wide array of subcontracts supporting U.S. Government prime contracts. The selected candidate shall have a demonstrated knowledge of complex cost plus subcontracts as well as experience in managing a small group of buyers.

The Houston Supply Chain team is also responsible for the sourcing and procurement of a variety of commodities including, but not limited to: supplier design hardware, machined parts, electronic parts and capital equipment.

Other duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performing various reviews/audits at a supplier's facility.

  • Negotiating terms and conditions of purchase with the assistance of company counsel

  • Coordinating the resolution of supplier issues

  • Reviewing and understanding supplier generated program schedules, and expediting suppliers to ensure on-time delivery of hardware and other deliverables

  • Completion of ad hoc reports for management