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Otis Elevator Company Field Supply Chain Manager in Remote City, South Carolina

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United States of America


OTSCH: South Carolina Home Offices Remote Location, Remote City, SC, 06032 USA

At Otis, we’re dedicated to reinventing the way people move. As cities reach impossible heights and the digital revolution transforms daily life, our customers are looking to Otis for new ways to keep their world moving. As always, we're ready – with a bold vision of the future and the groundbreaking technology to make it happen. You could be part of our next chapter as Field Supply Chain Manager.


We are seeking highly-energized, fast-learning, team-contributing candidates, who want to make a significant impact on supporting the $500M+ U.S. & Canada Field purchasing function of our organization. As a Field Supply Chain Manager you will be responsible for leading and executing supply management strategies, as well as facilitating key sourcing needs of the Field. The role will require a blend of strategical and tactical efforts that will directly contribute to building and sustaining a solid field purchasing team and robust supplier portfolio. Day-to-day duties include supplier management and negotiations, developing and executing supply chain strategies, and facilitating RFQ’s and purchases based on key pre/post-award field needs. This is a new team with the task of developing a team structure and scope; therefore, the expectation of the role is to grow and develop primary duties in sync with the needs of the Team and Field.

Key objectives include:

  • Support regional/local field office procurement needs, facilitating key purchases and supplier escalations.

  • Own and manage strategic categories and suppliers for the North American business; driving competitive sourcing, while ensuring high quality performance are achieved.

  • Increase purchasing productivity efficiencies and savings in order to meet busines plan

  • Act as a voice on behalf of both Supply Chain and Field operations; including supporting escalation of supply issues.

  • Support center-led global/regional strategies

  • Support the deployment of a global purchasing system and related processes

  • Drive policy awareness and compliance

  • Support data analytics and report-outs to global/regional leadership

Education / Certifications:

Minimum BA/BS degree – Supply Chain, Engineering or Business strongly preferred


  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact effectively at various levels in the organization

  • Knowledge of elevator industry, supply chain or field operation experience is highly desirable

  • Knowledge of, or experience with, lean manufacturing systems/processes and ERP/JDE configurations

  • Strategic planning / thinking skills coupled with analytical and execution skillsets

  • Experience with Excel or other data manipulation programs

  • Demonstrated ability to drive teamwork between groups and across functional teams

  • Demonstrated project management, change management and negotiating capabilities a plus.

This position is Remote and can be based anywhere in the U.S

Otis is the world’s largest elevator and escalator manufacturing, installation and service business. We serve customers in over 200 countries and territories around the world and maintain more than 2 million elevators and escalators globally. Our Gen2® elevator system, energy-saving ReGen™ drive technology and Link escalator solutions have set industry standards for innovation and performance. Otis has more than 69,000 employees, including engineers, digital technology experts, sales and functional specialists, as well as factory and field technicians. We are proud to be a global team that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving, high-performance company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures to better serve our customers. So just imagine where you can take your career!

“The salary range for the available position is $69,000 to $118,500.The salary range and benefits described are provided in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay For Equal Work Act, but the actual compensation offered to the successful candidate will be based on several factors including, but not limited to relevant experience, qualifications, location, certifications, and education. This position is eligible for health and welfare benefits, retirement benefits, and vacation / paid time off.

Otis 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.

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