F135 Sustainment Program Manager (Hybrid)




Oklahoma City, OK (Remote)


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United States of America


01: Building 01 Windsor Locks One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096 USA

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The Collins Aerospace PWES (Pratt and Whitney Engine Systems) F135 Program Management team has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Sustainment Program Manager to manage the development and activation of F135 Collins Component Repair Depots for both domestic and international customers. The F135 Collins Repair Depots support F135 Controls and Accessories outside of traditional Collins owned facilities to provide added repair capability ensuring global supply of Collins F135 Controls and Accessories

The F135 Sustainment Manager oversees the activation activities for new Line Replaceable Units (LRU) components as well as repairs and service limits at F135 Controls and Accessories (C&A) Depots.  Sustainment activities include the development of depot activation plans with collaboration with internal business units and external stakeholders. The Manager collaborates with Aftermarket and Ground Support Equipment in support of sustainment and depot activation activities, as well as customer needs. They stay current on engineering activities related to F135 Controls and Accessories designs and processes to assess the impact those changes have to Depot operations and drive the implementation and activation of those changes at Depots as required. The Manager’s primary responsibilities ensure customer expectations and supportability goals related to the Collins C&A Depot are met.

The F135 Sustainment Program Manager will be an individual contributor Hybrid to Windsor Locks, CT or Oklahoma City, OK.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute Sustainment and Depot Activation Plans

  • Manage repair and new component sustainment and depot activation plans to closure

  • Collaborate with a variety of internal stakeholders to ensure Depot capability meets customer needs

  • Assess changes to the F135 Controls and Accessories designs and processes for impact to Depot

  • Identify and evaluate future LRU (Line Replaceable Units) candidates for sustainment and depot activation with the intent to maintain and improve customer supportability goals

  • Manage several F135 Engine Program Cost Accounts as a CAM (Cost Account Manager)

  • Support Latest Estimate (LE) /Sales Plans

  • Develop realistic sales commitments based on program schedule and milestones and/or plan

  • Monitor and manage resources to ensure compliance to committed sales plan

  • Identify Risk and Opportunities to the sales plan

Qualifications/Experience Needed:

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 8 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience

  • https://U.S. Person (https://U.S. citizen, permanent resident, refugee or asylee) or eligible to obtain necessary export authorizations required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned Value Management (EVMS) experience.

  • Demonstrated experience managing and prioritizing multiple projects with competing priorities.

  • Customer facing experience

  • Experience presenting to Leadership and Customers

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. 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.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second.  Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems or creating a positive in-flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


  • Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.  Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

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, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet, Home and Auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Adoption Assistance         

  • Autism Benefit

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions

  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services

  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program

  • And more! 

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.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Employee Referral Eligible

Sign-on bonus Eligible

Relocation eligible, where qualified

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