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Raytheon Technologies Data Strategy & Analytics Specialist 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

Looking for a highly motivated individual to fulfill an opening as a Specialist in our Mission Systems (MiS) Operational Quality organization. This role serves as the analytics and reporting lead to the Mission Systems Quality Assurance organization.

Candidates should possess experience with ERP systems, programming and relational databases, business process automation and project management, including team facilitation. Candidates must have excellent communication, organizational and time management skills and an overall strong business process data focus with an attention to detail. They must be able to work within cross-functional teams to meet and improve upon established business intelligence tools and systems.

This individual should seek to develop relationships within MiS and Collins organizations. They may also work with our MiS sites to investigate and correct quality data issues while promoting a culture of continuous improvement related to data analytics and reporting. The goal is to create a trusting relationship with an emphasis on removing waste and variability from data processes in MiS sites, aiding teams in reducing their costs, and improving the sites' quality and delivery. Candidates should also have the knowledge to:

  • Build scripts to automate, clean, transform, cross-reference and merge large sources of data

  • Collaborate with leadership and stakeholders to establish, prepare, support and track key organizational metrics to provide actionable information that drives improvements to key processes

  • Research new technologies and develop business cases to support their use

  • Identify data trends, generates insights and comes to business conclusions to support strategic decision making across the organization


  • Compile and analyze large and complex data sets requiring multiple problem-solving techniques

  • Compile monthly site/business unit (BU)/strategic business unit (SBU) performance reports for defined metrics while ensuring data accuracy, validity and integrity

  • Develop reports and presentations using data to lead executive briefings for MiS Quality’s monthly performance reviews

  • Summarize data sets from various locations to provide actionable insights, identify trends, measure performance to allow executive and site leadership target process improvements and standard process opportunities

  • Build scripts to automate, clean, transform, cross-reference and merge large sources of data

  • Research metrics to develop baseline measures and establish goals such as customer satisfaction, parts per million (product acceptance), Scrap, Rework and Repair (SRR), on-time delivery, supplier escapes, and manufacturing defects

  • Understand the reports, tables, fields and data points within SAP and other ERP systems

  • Enhance the accuracy and capability of ERP system(s) data tables through communication with Digital Technology SAP data masters to correct missing data and add key fields to improve process conformance

  • Understand and align data sets between the three heritage companies (RC, B/E, UTAS) that make up Collins Aerospace Mission Systems

  • Independently make decisions regarding the data, seeking little to no direction from others

  • Provide guidance and recommendations to the SBU business leaders and teams to support their decision making with the data at hand

  • Self-sufficient and driven to take initiative and ownership of data, analytics and reporting

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have experience with data analytics and a demonstrated ability to provide guidance and recommendations to executive leadership to make business decisions using the data analyzed

  • Proficiency in relational databases such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database and/or MySQL as well as advanced Excel skills using VBA to create and run automated data and metrics solutions

  • Solutions-focused problem solver – Designing and delivering solutions that meet organizational needs and bring value to the organization

  • Detail oriented, driven, motivated, and energetic individual

  • Ability to interpret Quality Management Systems (QMS) metric requirements into simple terms and vice-versa; along with training and development for subject matter experts and end-users on business intelligence tools and systems

  • Support teams of varied skill levels, including technicians and professionals, with freedom to determine how assignments are completed (e.g., objectives and approaches to completing work)

  • Can lead efforts and development with minimal oversight, sets objectives and guides others on execution/approach for achievement of operational results

  • Ability to work independently with little direction from leaders and peers

  • Ability to communicate to all levels of the organization – clear and concise objectives, identify and share risks and opportunities, ability to create value statement

  • ACE, Lean or Six-Sigma skillset is a plus, but not required

  • Certification or Master’s in Business Analytics is a plus, but not required

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

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience OR

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

  • Minimal travel required.

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.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems or creating a positive in-flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

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

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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.