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This role requires a thorough leader capable of interfacing at all levels of the organization from key functional team to the Executive Director level. This position will directly support a Program Management Office (PMO) in leading manufacturing strategy for programs in development.
This role is responsible for making and driving decisions for Manufacturing Strategy, Planning and Execution. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Manufacturing Operations in the defense industry and must have experience leading New Product Introduction and Transition to Production of complex programs.
This function aligns the Program objectives with the Secondary Strategic Business Unit (SSBU) vision and works with Consolidated Manufacturing Centers (CMC) to deliver Program results.
The Candidate will support classified & unclassified programs within a technically diverse portfolio of complex products.
The Program Operations Manager is responsible and accountable for successful execution of all Operations tasks that occur within the Program.
No Relocation assistance available
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Operations Focal point for the PMO across all factories to meet execution goals and contractual requirements (via cross functional partnering with Supply Chain, Quality, Engineering, Facilities, Security, & Digital Technology).
Support, Management and/or Creation of artifacts for Manufacturing strategy planning, Proposals, Gates Reviews, Financials, Infrastructure/Capital Projects, Appropriation Requests (ARs), etc.
Review, prepare and report on consolidated Operations content within the Proposals (Recurring and non-recurring Basis of Estimate) and Program EACs.
Risk and Opportunity Management.
S&OP Oversight and management to align LRP firm & non-firm demand while partnering with Program Finance on action plans via the Program Requirements and Operations Planning (PROP) tool.
Focal point for Program alignment with Operations Capabilities and Investment Strategies for new and existing Programs/Products.
Apply timely Win Strategy Flow down through early engagement of Factories and Functional expertise to Develop Proposals.
Engaged in Product Development, Producibility, Testability and how/where to “Make” Product.
Partner with engineering and CMC for test planning, test equipment, and projected test yields/capacity.
Kickoff Operations Program planning at Gate 5 for new Programs and assure manufacturing readiness.
Engage with engineering and supply chain on requirements flow down for Operations and Supply Chain partners.
Engage in Program Test and Manufacturing Readiness Reviews (TRR/PRR) and ensure alignment to manufacturing plan and support of factory requirements. Support creation / execution of hardware maturation plans.
Influence product designs to achieve cost and schedule targets through Design for Manufacturing & Cost workshops, producibility/affordability studies, Transition To Production (TTP) planning and Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) implementation.
Report on Program Contract On-Time Delivery (OTD) Performance for both CMC and non-CMC products.
Support Gate 11 activities at close of Development/EDM /Production contracts.
Travel will be required (10 - 20%)
Minimum 10 years of related work experience demonstrating a wide-ranging Program Leadership / Operations experience in a production environment.
Proven Experience in Transition to Production.
Proven Experience developing proposals and Basis of Estimate.
Self-directed leader capable of executing Change Management.
Develop Program schedule integration to ensure alignment to Program schedule / contract.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and PowerPoint)
Must hold an active and transferable https://U.S. government issued Secret security clearance is required prior to start date.
https://U.S. citizenship is required, as only https://U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements.
Must be willing to travel up to 10 - 20%.
Engineering and/or Operations leadership and experience
Six Sigma Qualified or equivalent.
Ability to work closely with leadership to achieve Program and Business targets.
Working knowledge of SAP / PRISM, Rapid Development Tool
Collins Aerospace, an RTX 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.
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.
This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program. The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at RTX.
Minimum Program Qualifications
To qualify for the Raytheon Technologies, Re-Empower Program, candidates should:
Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application
Have prior experience in functional area of interest
Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position.
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.
WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE.
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.
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.
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.
This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.
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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