United States of America
HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA
At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.
Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.
We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.
Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.You could be a great fit for our Quality organization if:
- You take immense satisfaction and pride in the quality of your work.
- You’re the first to point out opportunities for continuous improvement (even outside of work…not at all to the annoyance of your friends and family).
- You understand the absolute importance of adhering to compliance…all while making your customers proud by achieving a zero-defect quality delivery plan.
OK. We got it. You live and breathe Quality. So do we! For us at Collins Aerospace, quality is personal. People’s lives and safety depend on the quality of our products. From the child flying for the first time, to the men and women who save lives, to the astronaut exploring outer space – what we do matters, every day. If you checked the boxes above, we invite you to join the Quality organization as we work to be the best aerospace company for the world by delighting our customers with 100 percent on-time delivery and zero defect parts.
This position is for an experienced quality professional, overseeing ACE/Continuous Improvement projects. Responsible for moderate to significant improvements of processes, systems and/or products to enhance quality performance.
Drives a cross-site team focused on major projects specific to implementing lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, and six sigma (Process Certification) processes in accordance with the ACE Criteria and Program directives.
Oversees internal ACE/lean training and facilitates ACE events.
Ensures and enables ACE site & Cell certifications.
Facilitates site progress review and is the focal for a select set of sites across Mission Systems.
Leads annual program level Policy Deployment and Macro Planning Strategy workshops.
Engages in “end to end” continuous process improvement initiatives throughout the sites and at key suppliers.
Works directly with suppliers for process improvement to drive operational excellence. This includes but is not limited to leading Supplier Corrective Action and insuring a timely closed loop process with Control plans as required.
Understands and communicates “the voice of the customer” (externally and internally) and drives a team effort to help internal customers define and establish process improvement priorities.
Mentors project and process teams through problem solving processes.
Conducts Supplier visits, as required to evaluate processes, facilitate process improvement and optimizes supplier productively, delivery, and quality.
Assesses, evaluates, and identifies process improvement opportunities, working closely with the various functions to develop the project plans and provide leadership to the team, utilizing the continuous improvement tools and assisting in training/mentoring, as required.
Develops a plan for ACE training, provides expertise, and guides content development for ACE training materials to ensure a successful ACE Certification Program.
Works independently to train site ACE teams, management, and their respective teams on lean, continuous improvement, project management, and business integrations skill sets to enhance the capabilities of the team.
Applies ACE tools and methodologies in business and manufacturing environments to drive best in class processes, while working to become a recognized ACE Practitioner.
Compiles and evaluates monthly ACE Performance Metrics to ensure organization objectives in the areas of cost, efficiency, and quality are met.
Demonstrates and coaches team to demonstrate proper application and interpretation of the ACE criteria in order to gain certification as an ACE Silver/Gold assessor.
Oversees the tactical deployment of ACE tools and methodologies in business and manufacturing environments to drive best in class process while gaining recognition as an ACE Practitioner.
Leads/develops ACE Site Leads for Self-Assessments to enable ACE site and cell certifications.
Candidates for this role should possess a Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience
At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other – propel us all higher, again and again.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
- Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution
- Tuition reimbursement
- Life insurance and disability coverage
- And more
Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.
United Technologies Corporation 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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