Event Manager
Pratt & Whitney 255 reviews - Bridgeport, WV

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Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most
advanced jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to become a
part of our organization. If you would like to work in a dynamic
environment and possess the motivation to incorporate new ideas into
practice, this may be the opportunity you've been waiting for!

This is your chance to join a company steeped in history yet focused on
the future by developing engines that provide step-change improvements
in fuel burn and environmental performance for the next generation of
commercial aircraft and fifth generation fighters. Pratt & Whitney, a
pioneer in flight and technology, is part of the United Technologies
Corporation (UTC) family. UTC is a Fortune 50 company located in over
4,800 locations in approximately 80 countries with $58 billion in
revenues (2011).

The Event Manager (EM) is responsible for building customer relationships, and representing the customer ('9s interests during daily operations. In addition, the EM is to drive the moments of truth with the customer for all engine shop events. The EM works in close partnership with the sales team in order to proactively address Cycle 0 opportunities. The EM must have the ability to balance operational goals with satisfying customer commitments while maintaining profitability.

Additional duties would include, but are not limited to:
Manage Gate 0 process

Manage customer hold process

Manage profitability of customer events

Analyze and approve cost estimates, invoices, and warranty application

Coordinate customer visits

Drive closure to invoice disputes

Perform as a liaison between the shop and the customer

Ensure export control and ITAR compliance

Typical educational/experience levels: Grade L7 - AA/AS Aviation Maintenance Management Degree plus 5 years related experience; Grade L6 ('3 BA/BS Degree plus 4 years related experience.

Customer Service experience in an aviation overhaul and repair operation or similar complex business. Self-motivated, team oriented, positive attitude. Proven interpersonal skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be detail oriented - position demands accuracy and responsibility. Able to plan and arrange work schedule to fit customer requirement with minimal supervision. Proficient in MS Office, Lotus Notes and SAP. Grade dependent on education and experience levels

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with PT6/JT15D/PW300/PW500 engine models. Familiarity with current SAP/ACE tools. Previous field experience and customer interface involving P&WC products. Business negotiation training and skills. Familiarity with Sarbanes/Oxley Requirements.

Additional Information and FAA Requirements:
The following requirements apply to this position

Must be willing to travel and work extended hours.

Weekend coverage occasionally required.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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