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Raytheon Technologies Sr Mgr, Value Stream Leader - Future Vertical Lift in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE

, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

We are searching for a Value Stream Leader to join our team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The successful candidate will provide order capture and program execution expertise for a range of systems integration and product programs in support of Future Vertical Lift. The individual will provide leadership in the areas of planning, organization, and coordination of all functional departments necessary to support upgrade pursuits and programs. The individual must exhibit the leadership and communication skills to deliver a product that meets customer expectations. The position requires technical acuity and an understanding of equipment, production methods, development processes, and support methodologies. The individual should be comfortable in an amorphous technical environment where the customer looks to Collins Aerospace for leadership in bringing high-level visions into reality. The position requires demonstrated leadership skills with a proven track record of meeting objectives and satisfying customer requirements.

In the order capture role, the individual must demonstrate the ability to lead a team in the identification of discriminators and development of strategies in support of the customer’s Most Important Requirements. Leadership of a capture team will also require ability to manage the development of a schedule, WBS, SOW and other proposal artifacts. The position requires the ability to guide the establishment of the cost, schedule and technical baselines that will facilitate a winning proposal and a successful execution program. Understanding of Collins Aerospace Pursuit and Order Capture Process is desired.

In the program execution role, the individual will be expected to ensure adherence to the program baseline and serve as the primary customer point of contact in communication of program status. The individual will maintain responsibility for schedule, performance, cost attainment, sales, and order forecasts and will present proposals, status reports, and customer status to leadership.


  • 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.

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Established proficiency to identify and execute upon opportunities to work seamlessly with other functions, portfolios, and geographic locations.

  • Proven leadership in strategic thought, appropriate analysis, well-prepared contributions, and sound, timely decision-making.

  • Demonstrated embodiment a positive, passionate sense of urgency and instill it in teammates and co-workers.

  • Exhibited capability to foster an environment which enables application of lean philosophy, novel thinking, and fresh ideas to business challenges resulting in creative and competitive solutions.

  • Disciplined aptitude with baseline scope control, financial management, and earned value

  • Familiarity with Collins Aerospace business and management practices.

  • Execution experience with development and manufacturing programs.

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.

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.

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.


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

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

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

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all 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 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.

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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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.