United Technologies Corporation Materials Intern in Rockford, Illinois

Job ID: 52820BR

City: Rockford

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Category: Operations: Materials & Logistics

Job Type:


Every second a plane takes off with UTC Aerospace Systems equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today’s more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft – our systems make modern flight possible. And by “make it possible,” we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

At UTC Aerospace Systems, we’re ushering in a new era of customer service, with sophisticated tools that enable real-time customer connections and service anticipation techniques. We combine these innovations with responsive repair performance, product support and issue resolution for our global customers. Anytime. Any place. It’s this kind of best-in-class support that has kept our customers coming back for the past 100 years. Want to join the largest aftermarket network in the industry, with more than 50 maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) locations across 26 countries? You can learn from the best while bringing your fresh perspective and enthusiasm for customer service to our team. If those closest to you would use the words “reliable” and “dependable” to describe you, you could be a good fit for our team!

Area of Expertise:

Provide technical/administrative support to various areas of the supply chain management group to include materials and distribution, procurement and commodity management.

Typical Roles/Area of Focus:

Incumbent’s responsibilities will generally focus on one or more of the following:

 Support - Planning/Inventory/Distribution/Procurement

Level of Responsibility:

 Under minimal supervision of Supply Chain mentor performs varied and moderately complex tasks

 Applies semi-advanced skills to perform functions of the position within assigned area

 May adapt new procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment to meet the more complex requirements of the position

 Work/Lead ACE projects assigned

 Engage in and support Commodity Team Meetings and Green Belt/LSS projects as needed.

 Implement forecasting and supply planning process improvements

 Improve interfaces between teams.

 Forecast future requirements for suppliers.

 Assist with period reporting.

 Report and analyze key performance indicators (KPI’s).

 Project management services for process improvement and technology solutions

 Provide summaries and analyses

 Assist in coordinating the workflow of custom configured options requests.

 Set-up new items into demand planning.

 Test linking to other pyramids and verify data integrity.

 Document new processes.

 Assist with a wide variety of inventory and inventory control functions.

 Reconcile physical stock count against perpetual quantity.

 Maintain cycle count logs for each branch plant.

 Analyze various types of data and recommend costs savings by analyzing warehouse proficiencies.

 Drive Continuous Improvement using Lean Six Sigma

 Define improvement initiatives

 Map operational processes

 Assist in implementing improvements


No specific experience required

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.