Manufacturing and Supply Chain Applications Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Non-Executive Management



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Date Posted:2019-08-23-07:00Country:United States of AmericaLocation:OT999: 1CP - Farmington, CT One Carrier Place, Farmington, CT, 06032 USAAt Otis, we move billions of people every day. How? Through our talented team of more than 68,000 employees who are passionate about what we do and what's next. From our foundation of excellent products (escalators, elevators and moving walkways) to our next chapter of digital transformation, this is a great time to join us as a Manager of Manufacturing/Supply Chain Support Applications, located in Farmington, Connecticut. This role will support a growing Operations organization and develop global processes to sustain flexibility as the business needs change. The role calls for a strong and confident individual, able to drive many projects and initiatives simultaneously and perform a range of technical services.Primary responsibilities include:* Partners with Operations/Supply Chain leads across the global organization to lead key projects and initiatives* Manages operations of suite of manufacturing and supply chain applications, and interacting with system owners, system admin and networking teams as necessary* Develops strong partnership with Operations functional team and customers to ensure open communication and alignment on ongoing initiatives and understanding of business requirements and impact* Evaluates current state environment and drive initiatives to improve current environment* Develops expertise in current technology through training and experience and provides recommendations on industry best practices* Ensures the planning, coordination and execution of Manufacturing/Supply Chain technology infrastructure maintenance and upgrade tasks (migration to different hardware/cloud and/or operating system, licensing of new features and/or upgrades)* Direct resources in Troubleshooting and and mitigation of issues. This includes creating work processes and performing effective root cause analysis* Ensures coordination of change control activity as required (e.g. new releases, software updates, configuration changes) and testing and deployment of application and security patches* Maintains security, compliance, and change control governanceEducation / Certifications:Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, Manufacturing or related business discipline(s)Experience / Qualifications:* IT Project or program management experience in the Operations function* 10+ years' experience working with application support and infrastructure components and services with the ability to quickly diagnose and remediate service issues* Experience with Manufacturing processes and applications required* Experience with Manufacturing Execution, PLM or Supply Chain applications required* Oracle/ JDE experience beneficial* Knowledge of cloud services (e.g., Azure) and database administration and development are a plus* Demonstrated customer focus, evaluating decisions through the eyes of the customer, building strong relationships and evidence in partnering with customers to help shape their future initiatives* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, communicating in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluating information to make decisions, anticipate obstacles and develop plans to resolve* A passion for current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry activities* Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skillsOtis, a United Technologies company, is the world leader in reliable, efficient and technologically advanced elevators, escalators and people-moving systems. Our revolutionary Gen2 elevators, energy-saving ReGen drives and NCE \"green\" escalator have clearly set the industry standard for innovation, safety, and performance. More than 2.4 million Otis elevators and escalators are currently in operation throughout 200 different countries. We are proud to have a global team that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures. So just imagine where we can take you!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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Position ID: OAK19DTBEP16United 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.Privacy Policy and Terms:Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

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