Senior Mgr, Value Stream Leader – Program Management – Military Avionics Processing Products – Raytheon Technologies – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Raytheon Technologies

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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.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

This position will have life cycle responsibilities for both new product development and support of existing avionics processing products already in production and fielded. The product Value Stream Leader leads and coordinates technical product development; integrating the work of research and development, manufacturing, marketing, sales and service functions to create a successful product line. Primary responsibilities for this position include strategic planning for their assigned product lines, execution of product developments, promoting cross-business product synergies to support business unit objectives, and cradle-to-grave responsibility for the products.

Job Responsibilities

Successful candidate will have responsibilities for managing avionics processing products through their life cycle and creating cross-business product synergies to support business objectives.

  • Coordinates within program management, engineering, business development and sales to generate development plans to support programs and pursuits.

  • Supports preparation of the annual product line Strategic & Financial Plan and Annual Operating Plan.

  • Develops product road maps and identify opportunities to generate product reuse across multiple programs.

  • Manages IR&D and customer-funded product development activities.

  • Product development responsibilities include cost, schedule, technical performance, risk management, product support, manufacturing, and quality of all assigned product lines.

  • Presents at customer, program or product reviews.

  • Manages supplier relationships in coordination with Subcontracts Management.

  • Ensures successful transition of products into the manufacturing environment.

  • Develops product quality improvement plans based upon evaluation of product acceptance rates, reliability, scrap, and other quality data.

  • Utilize LEAN concepts and Design to Cost (DTC) to lower product costs and increase profit.

  • Manage obsolescence to ensure continued production of products.

Required Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 10 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Qualified candidates should have a strong technical background, preferably in avionics products and systems, with experience leading and managing complex product or system developments. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to balance technical knowledge and business acumen to manage this product line.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Strength in interpersonal and presentation skills.

  • Experience with software or hardware project planning and execution.

  • Understanding of the earned value management system and how it is used in program execution.

  • Experience with manufacturing transition and sustained production.

  • Well-developed communication skills, both oral and written.

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.

Raytheon Technologies 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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