United States of America
HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA
Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.
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.
Ensures that the quality of UTC suppliers, products and processes are compliant with internal and regulatory standards and are continuously improving.
- Develops and manages quality programs (e.g., ACE) to assist internal staff, suppliers, customers, and partners with initiatives to reengineer processes and methods that adequately assure quality of an organization’s products. Oversees internal ACE/lean trainings and facilitates ACE events. Ensures and enables ACE site & Cell certifications. Recommends process and procedural changes to ensure that company objectives in the areas of cost, efficiency, and quality are met. Ensures that quality control procedures adequately evaluate an organization’s products. Provides process certification, PFMEA, 8D Problem Solving & Red-X and UPPAP element support and training.
- Owns the execution of long-term strategy (e.g., more than 3 years) and the operational direction, typically for a business of modest size and scope. or, Manages a team of primarily experienced professionals. • Focuses on tactical and operational plans with short- to medium-term focus (e.g., less than 1 year to 1 – 2 years). • Problems faced may be difficult to moderately complex. • Influences others outside of own job area regarding policies, practices and procedures.
- Purpose Leads large team of experienced quality professionals or ACE/Continuous Improvement team leaders, overseeing key elements of lean and continuous improvement operations. Develops processes, policies and/or operating plans in support of quality ACE/Continuous Improvement strategy. Influences others outside quality on policies, practices and procedures.
- Manages a large team focused on major projects specific to implementing lean, continuous improvement, and six sigma (Process Certification) processes in accordance with the ACE Criteria and program directives. Oversees the tactical deployment of ACE tools and methodologies in business and manufacturing environments to drive best in class processes while gaining recognition as an ACE Practitioner/ACE Master. Assists with the identification of best practices related to quality control procedures that will be used to effectively evaluate an organization’s products. Leads ACE Site Assessments to enable ACE site and cell certifications. Evaluates monthly ACE Performance Metrics to ensure that organization objectives in the areas of cost, efficiency, and quality are met. Directs team to demonstrate proper application and interpretation of the ACE criteria in order to gain certification as an ACE Silver/Gold assessor. Develops a plan for ACE training, provides expertise and guides content development for ACE training materials to ensure a successful ACE Certification Program.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 8 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required.
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
Life insurance and disability coverage
Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.
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