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Materials Unit Manager

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Business Unit Carrier Job ID 30079779 City Collierville State Tennessee Country United States

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United States of America


CAT02: Carrier -Collierville, TN 97 South Byhalia Road, Collierville, TN, 38017 USA

Carrier is the world’s leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration solutions. Our organization is committed to being a leader in our industry. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to join us in this commitment, then we have a great opportunity for you. We are seeking a motivated, results-oriented individual to continue to raise our high bar in operations standards as our Collierville facility’s second shift Materials Unit Manager.  This position offers high visibility and reports directly to the Associate Director of Materials.


  • Provide leadership to the Materials operations group in key performance indicators, staffing, budgeting, cost management, performance management, process maintenance and improvement, and productivity/efficiency improvement
  • Develop the team’s future outlook and strategy and ensure it aligns with the broader business objectives. 

Specific responsibilities for this position include: 

  • Provide visible safety leadership and actively contribute to creating, implementing, and continuous improvement of a strong, sustainable safety culture in partnership with the EHS Manager. 
  • Provide leadership to monitor key metrics, KPIs and develop action plans to achieve equipment utilization, cost attainment, quality, delivery, budget, and manpower goals 
  • Ensure staffing composition and skills to meet operational, reliable, customer, and financial objectives. Assist in preparing resource forecasts and providing input to longer-term work plans. 
  • Drive Carrier Excellence principles. Focus team on continuously seeking opportunities for improvement. Support, encourage and facilitate Kaizen events to ensure related countermeasures are implemented on time and are effective improvement projects.
  • Live, promote and teach the Carrier Way philosophy and recruit talented employees, participate in workforce and development planning efforts, establish clear expectations, and effectively manage performance. Provide training, coaching, and oversight and drive employee engagement. 
  • Comply with local and national labor laws and legislations to minimize labor disruptions 
  • Maintain a continuous presence in the work environment and remove barriers as needed
  • Develop a strong partnership with operations and plant leadership staff to build a solid cross-functional support relationship to achieve overall factory goals.


  • Bachelor’s in related discipline required, Master’s preferred
  • 7+ years of relevant work experiences
  • 3+ years of experience within a unionized manufacturing environment


  • Excellent communication skills; candidate must be comfortable providing briefings at all levels of management and interacting with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to influence decisions downstream and upstream
  • Solid understanding of lean principles to effectively create, implement and monitor process improvement initiatives.
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to effectively lead and team with multiple functional groups to reach a common objective
  • Strong business acumen

Carrier 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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