Rockwell Collins Supply Chain Manager in Shanghai, China


The Supply Chain Manager will support and contribute towards the success of the oxygen life support system via utilizing LCC team resources for efficient and effective execution of various finite projects as well as managing and developing LCC supply base for delivery, quality and cost competiveness.


  • Define opportunities for supply chain rationalization to improve QCD metric for oxygen life support system

  • Support new product introduction in LCC supply base.

  • Create and execute project plans, including revisions where necessary to meet changing needs and requirements

  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical paths

  • Work with Engineering, Quality and Manufacturing both at LCC and LSS functional teams to ensure that the projects under your responsibility are resourced appropriately

  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of each project

  • Pro-actively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks and devise mitigation actions

  • Ensure clear communication to and with all project stakeholders on an on-going basis

  • Support/ lead cost reduction initiatives for supply chain competiveness

  • Generate a focus on supply base management and development while delivering internal objectives for LSS, corporate and other stakeholders

  • Support purchasing team directly, leveraging one relationship with suppliers

  • Evaluate all aspects of the suppliers to identify opportunities and implement strategies in the areas of on time delivery, risk mitigation, operational efficiency and cost reductions.

  • Responsible for OTD, capacity, business trend, cost reduction activities, commercial topics as well as regular reporting to stakeholders.

  • Continuously communicates forecast/demand information to supply base ensuring capacity is secured

  • Drives innovation and a focus on continuous improvement in the supply chain organization

  • Any other reasonable duties


  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in Engineering or an equivalent combination of formal education, on-the-job training, and/or work experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience


  • Practical knowledge of one or more operation controls principles (supply chain management, project scheduling, job cost control, change management, risk management and earned value).

  • Hands on understanding of project management principles.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with internal stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

  • Detail oriented with ability to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.