Senior Supply Chain Manager (Onsite)




Lenexa, KS


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United States of America


HAZ01: Interiors (Evac Sys)-Phoenix 3414 S 5th Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85040 USA

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The Senior Supply Chain Manager leads and coordinates the operational aspects of ongoing projects/programs and serves as liaison between our Suppliers, commodity management, IPT business leaders, operations, planning and line management. You'll assess operational development issues and develop resolutions to meet production throughput, productivity, quality and customer satisfaction goals and objectives. You’ll be responsible for working closely with our suppliers across the world to ensure we deliver affordable, high-quality parts that meet our customer's dynamic needs.

We need a dedicated individual on our team who develops mechanisms for managing and monitoring organizational improvements that include operational part progress from kitting through shipment and for interventions and problem solving with planning as well as business leaders,  commodity, and functional managers. Ensuring that business process outcomes are in harmony with the organization’s strategic goals, you'll work collaboratively across all departments and levels of the organization and focus on the entire process from beginning to end, introducing innovation into the process that can impact results, enhance profitability and drives customer satisfaction.

There is a strong preference for this role to be an on-site position based out of Phoenix, AZ or Lenexa, KS. Other preferred locations would be Jamestown, ND, and Union, WV, but a hybrid or remote option may be considered for an ideal candidate. Relocation may be available. Travel expectation would be approximately 25-40% but can fluctuate depending on needs of the business.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identify, create and lead operational solutions that accomplish specific business objectives.
  • Assist in the developing of a vision of the big picture and implement the enhancements that will drive operational effectiveness is key to organizational business performance leading to overall improvements
  • Drive for results, consistently pursuing continued ways to accomplish goals and objects requires your extraordinary determination, self-motivation, and interpersonal skills
  • Develop a strong understanding of the products that enables the candidate to lead the operational processes improvements as they are implemented within the organization.  Ability to generate and gain opportunities to break functional, operational, & logistical barriers faced with resolving Supplier issues while getting products out the door
  • Develop and/or modify operation's plans and develop and implement solutions with functional organizations to reveal and remove barriers toward business goals specific to the organization
  • Possess knowledge of and positively influence both our supplier and our organization’s culture
  • Possess strong communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts leading to organizational change
  • Passion for results and ability to build relations with various partners
  • Ability to make timely decisions
  • Benchmark and analyze various business processes
  • Working with multiple projects and interact with several departments and various levels of management simultaneously
  • Manage / assist with process improvement projects, prioritizes project work, and support the needs of ACE operating system
  • Utilizes project management approach and process improvement discipline to lead multi-level projects according to plan, including identifying and mitigating project risks
  • Gather feedback and work to identify new improvement projects
  • Implement improvement opportunities across our business

Qualifications/Experience Needed:

  • Typically requires a University Degree and minimum 10 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 14 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:

  • Master’s degree in business or technical field preferred
  • Meaningful experience working with suppliers
  • Strong follow up skills
  • Delivery assurance experience
  • Proven track record of organizing initiatives and processes
  • Ability to craft and present clear communication to multiple levels of leadership
  • Build positive relationships
  • Possess excellent judgement and professional maturity
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Excel
  • ​Experience with a variety of commodities is ideal
  • Aerospace experience

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.

At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the https://U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?

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.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).  An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed. 

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 insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
  • 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! 

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all https://U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the https://U.S.)
  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

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.

RTX 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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