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RTX Corporation Senior Manager, Manufacturing Engineering-Ops (Onsite) in Coralville, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA34: Coralville, IA 2855 Heartland Dr , Coralville, IA, 52241-2733 USA

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This management position is responsible for leading circuit card automation build by the Process Center Engineering New Product Introduction Team and packaging development and build by the Microelectronics Team. The individual will lead all aspects of Direct and Indirect activities associated with non-Production work orders including technical talent and interfacing with all areas of input from design through product delivery.

This role will be performed ONSITE in our Collins Aerospace location in Coralville IA.

  • May be eligible for relocation

    Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities will encase new business capture, bidding activity, producibility reviews, new design and component integrations and process improvements including machine upgrades, roadmaps and design improvements.

  • Additional activities include the coordination and processing of Engineering builds in manufacturing, associated scheduling, machine programming, work instruction creation, material availability and packaging, process flow, new process creation, and quality, safety, cost improvements.

  • This person will act as liaison to PMO, Contracts, Purchasing, Pricing, Design, Drafting, Engineering and Production by coordinating Process Center financial, administrative, planning, technical development, design requirements and scheduling needs.

  • Also included is supervision of employees, advising, planning, leading by example, maintaining a successful management/labor partnership, and development and execution of future state lean plans and capital investment strategies.

  • The individual must be able to work directly with all levels of leadership in program management, marketing, finance, engineering, quality, cost and other related areas. Prior supervisory experience is preferred as is a working knowledge of Collins policies and practices including safety and the business scorecard.

  • Knowledge and experience in the areas of producibility, design, drafting, materials, project planning, manufacturing processes and both hardware and software engineering integration processes is required. This includes but is not limited to SAP, IMPACT, COMPASS, Statistical Process Controls, AutoCAD and Windows based software (Excel, Access, Word, etc).

  • The position also requires outstanding verbal and written communication skills. The individual must be capable of providing technical leadership in support of cost-effective business decisions as they relate to the successful manufacture of new and redesigned products.

Qualifications/ Experience Needed:

  • Typically requires 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

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required

  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An understanding of IPC 600, IPC 610, J-STD-001, and Collins Workmanship Standards.

  • Experience in analyzing, creating and updating design configurations to improve safety, quality, cost and schedule attributes related to the automation build of electronic assemblies including component configuration and packaging as well as Microelectronic packaging.

  • Working proficiency with Program Office, Design Engineering, Drafting, Producibility, Advanced Manufacturing, Application Engineering and Design to Cost.

  • Utilized tools such as DOEs, PFMEAs, VSM’s, etc. in making process improvements?

  • Basic understanding of SAP.

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.

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 ensure the role type (defined below) is appropriate for your needs before applying to 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.

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! 

    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.

The salary range for this role is 118,000 USD - 246,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

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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