Supply Chain Product Lifecycle Specialist in Ottawa at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/12/2020

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Job Description

The Opportunity: Supply Chain Product Lifecycle Specialist

As a member of the Product Lifecycle team, and reporting to the Manager, Product Lifecycle Services, the Supply Chain Product Lifecycle Specialist provides analyses and recommendations to internal and external customers in support of two key revenue-focused supply chain functions -- extended manufacturing/repair support and End-of-Life product sales support.


  • Manage Curtiss-Wright's Project Life Extension program, to support extended legacy product sales/revenue,

  • Prepare inventory analyses and forecasts required for management decision making,

  • Review material shortages to support product sales,

  • Work directly with customers to understand program and service requirements,

  • Deliver recommendations on Curtiss-Wright's industry-leading web portal, including product lifecycle status, obsolete component status, customer actions, etc.,

  • Provide specialized support for customer presentations and meetings,

  • Generate quotes, and assist with the conversion of Curtiss-Wright inventory to customer-owned inventory,

  • Coordinate internal functions to support customer requirements,

  • Maintain bill of materials (BOM) for component changes required for customer-supplied material

  • Maintain the accuracy of lifecycle information in data systems including Pivotal, SAP and the customer web portal.


  • Excellent analytical and forecasting skills, with strong attention to detail

  • Adaptable and comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

  • Strong commitment to customer satisfaction and quality

  • Project management proficiency

  • Team player with excellent organizational skills and well-developed interpersonal, communication and group interaction skills

  • Prior experience with ERP systems and office productivity tools (Microsoft Office)

  • Solid understanding of SAP MRP system including order entry, inventory management and manufacturing processes considered an asset


  • A post-secondary degree/diploma in Business Administration, Engineering, or equivalent

  • Minimum 3 years' experience within a supply chain function with inventory analytics strongly preferred

  • Minimum 3 years' experience working in a high-tech and/or electronics environment in a Customer or Supplier interfacing capacity

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the Controlled Goods Directorate (CGD).

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact HR and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.