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Raytheon Technologies Sr. Supervisor, Manufacturing (Onsite) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

This position will manage the manufacturing execution of cell(s) of low-medium complexity. This includes, but is not limited to, the following core KPI's: Safety in the workplace, Quality performance, MPS & OTD adherence, Cost performance, Employee engagement. Will have the responsibility of direct supervision of direct labor and salary support team Identifying and driving continuous improvements in support of KPI attainment Build & Test processes; may include CRG’s, final inspection and/or advanced inspection Supporting C-Ave Avionics and Site level initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Holds accountability for meeting given production goals in a timely and accurate manner for a set of product lines.

  • Implements production plans, including accountability for product introduction, equipment efficiency, materials supply constraints, schedules and staffing requirements to meet given operational objectives and business unit goals.

  • Directs the implementation of activities in production areas to ensure timely, high quality production at the lowest cost consistent with the quality requirements.

  • Provides focus to the production team to execute to quality, schedule and cost expectations for the product lines or family of products.

  • Implements annual operating plan, operating budget and capital budgets.

  • Serves as a champion for quality and continuous improvement. Accountable for reduction of cost and waste within product lines. Improves productivity by implementing best practices.

  • Responsible for schedules and expenditures for direct and indirect labor. Accomplishes results through subordinate managers and employees by establishing operational objectives, work plans and delegating assignments.

  • Identifies and develops leadership within the team. Selects, develops and manages the performance of the management team members.

  • Hosts and interacts with internal and external customers during site visits and product line meetings.

  • Oversees deployment of environmental, health and safety policies and procedures for the product line. Ensures workplace training and safety plans are fully implemented. Ensures the area complies with OSHA, EPA and other safety and health requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required

  • Have a track record of success in manufacturing or supply chain; formal leadership preferred

  • Demonstrate clear ability and desire to work collaboratively with personnel and lead cross functional teams toward resolution. Primary collaborators beyond the direct team include: operations engineering, design engineering, component engineering, program management, operations leadership, supply chain & scheduling professionals. This role requires proficiency working across these roles up to the P/M7 level and an ability to communicate to SBU-level executives.

  • Demonstrate a track record of effective conflict management and resolution, including personnel issues

  • Demonstrate a track record of effective employee development

  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

Preferred Qualification:

  • Prior experience in manufacturing as a supervisor, coordinator, IE, or planner/expediter

  • Prior experience in supply chain as a buyer/expediter or purchasing manager

  • Prior experience in navigating technical documents (e.g. engineering drawings, quality policies, work instructions)

  • Intermediate proficiency in SAP, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Successful implementation of variation-reduction initiatives, leveraging statistical approaches

  • Track record of leading continuous improvement initiatives & leading through change

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 flight deck solutions, airborne communications, vision systems, sensors and fire protection for commercial and military customers around the world. That means we’re helping people reach their destination safely and keeping pilots, passengers, flight crews, airlines, airports and military personnel 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.

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.

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.


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 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.

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.