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Raytheon Technologies Mission Systems Sr Engineer, Quality Engineering 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 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.

Looking for a highly motivated individual to fulfill an opening as a Senior Engineer in our Mission Systems (MS) Operational Quality organization. This role serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to the Mission Systems Quality Assurance organization.

Candidates should possess experience in Quality Management with manufactured products, Quality Management Systems (QMS), Root Cause and Corrective Action, Continuous Improvement, Data Analysis, Specification Review, Inspection Methods, as well as Project Management including team facilitation. Candidates must have excellent communication, organizational and time management skills and an overall strong quality focus. They must be able to work within cross-functional teams to meet and improve upon established quality and delivery goals.

Other focus areas of this individual is to develop relationships within MS, Central organizations, Program Management and Engineering teams. Quality Engineering can involve working with our MS sites to investigate and correct quality issues and establish a culture of continuous improvement. The goal is to create a trusting relationship with an emphasis on removing waste and variability from processes in MS sites, aiding teams in reducing their costs, and improving the sites' quality and delivery. Candidates should also have the knowledge in lean and lean techniques with an ability to work with internal stakeholders and MS sites on operational and quality improvement.

Primary Responsibilities:

Manages Quality Engineering processes and/or projects as an individual contributor

Works to achieve objectives that have a major impact on the organizational quality goals

Leads cross-functional teams in pursuit of performance improvements aligned to department and organizational goals

Uses experience, knowledge and expertise to provide input and influence the development, modification, application, and maintenance of quality evaluation, control systems, and protocols

This role will develop the overall strategy for a number of topics for Mission Systems Quality and execute against it, which may include development effort, training, and change management depending on the business needs.


Ideal candidates should have experience in Quality Management, Quality Management Systems (QMS), SAP, Continuous Improvement, Data Analysis, and possess strong Excel skills

Solution focused – Designing and delivering solutions that meet organizational needs and bring value to the organization

Driven, motivated, and energetic individual with background in or willing to learn and become Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) and Zero Defect Plan (ZDP) expert

ACE, Lean and Six-Sigma skill-set is a plus

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

Background in AS9100 standards strongly desired

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

Basic Qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required. ​

Must be a U.S. citizen or

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

25% travel

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.


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.

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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