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Raytheon Technologies Value Stream Leader - Aftermarket in Burnsville, Minnesota

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United States of America


HMN01: S&IS (Sensors) - Burnsville 14300 Judicial Rd, Burnsville, MN, 55306 USA

Collins Aerospace is looking for a talented, energetic, and self-driven individual to join the IMS team and serve as an Aftermarket Value Stream Leader (VSL) within the Enablement Products team, leading customer-facing project execution for the Smart Routing Solutions (SRS) portfolio. The successful candidate will support the business unit leader and lead multiple integrated project teams (IPTs) to plan, execute, and transition customer programs in support of the broader Collins Connected Ecosystem initiative.

This role will help to develop business cases, support and lead internal gate reviews, ensure alignment and understanding of deliverables, coordinate communications, build solid business relationships with internal and external customers, manage overall project and risk plans including earned value, and track and report progress both internally and externally. We will expect the candidate to bring their own skills and expertise around technology deployment and customer relationship management to help shape, define, and accelerate our Connected Ecosystem vision. A large portion of this position also includes collaborating with employees from various portfolios and shared functional services for smooth customer project implementations that bring together capabilities and solutions from across the business.

The ideal candidate for this role has experience planning, developing, and delivering successful connected aircraft solutions, including aftermarket airworthiness certification via Supplemental Type Certificate (STC).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leads various size programs to ensure adherence to appropriately scaled program plans, schedules and budgets for programs under his/her responsibility and recommends appropriate adjustments in alignment with the Collins Management System (CMS).

  • Manages IPT and develops milestones, program plans, schedules and budgets for programs.

  • Consolidates and presents plans and progress reports.

  • Supports strategic and financial planning efforts for the business.

  • Drives continuous improvement initiatives to optimize cost, efficiency and quality.

  • Identifies and reacts to program problems and leads implementation of solutions, such as allocation of resources and changing contractual specifications.

  • Supports the development of new business growth strategies.

  • Coordinates responses to customer action items.

  • Supervises the appropriate use of all resources allocated to the program to ensure efficiency and alignment with approved business case, via earned value management and tracking.

  • Participates in and leads the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes, including coordinating preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements, operational budgets, specifications, and financial conditions of contracts to ensure legal compliance and to protect the organization’s interests.

  • Directs all program phases from inception through completion.

  • Interfaces with customers for project specifications to ensure successful completion.

  • Manages the contract lifecycle, cost, schedule and performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs.

  • Coordinates the negotiation, proposals, business plans, budgets and contracts for programs.

  • Establishes cost-focused performance targets and directs work to achieve these targets.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience, OR

  • Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience, OR

  • In the absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience.  

  • Must have demonstrated ability to strategically organize and complete projects, tasks and business objectives within approved budget and resource constraints

  • Enthusiasm for working with globally dispersed IPT and customer base

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA

  • PMP certification

  • Previous Program Management role or equivalent experience

  • Experience with airworthiness certification processes (STC)

  • Ability to motivate and drive execution of IPT in matrix environment

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate verbally and written at all levels, both internally and externally

  • Strong leadership abilities, interpersonal skills and teaming attitude

  • Passion for continuous improvement and customer focus

  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced environment

  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Comfortable using software for IPT collaboration, including Microsoft applications (Office 365, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Teams, Word, etc.), Zoom, etc.

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.

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.


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.