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Raytheon Technologies Buyer, Airbus Programs in Chula Vista, California

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United States of America


HCA21: Aerostructures - Chula Vista 850 Lagoon Blvd, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 USA

Collins Aerospace is looking for a Buyer, Airbus Programs who will be able to provide delivery assurance in a fast-paced high matrixed environment. You will be responsible for the day-to-day supply management activities, such as placing purchase orders and managing suppliers to ensure they execute on quality, on-time delivery, and cost to meet our financial goal. You will interact with multiple programs, departments, and both domestic and international suppliers. In addition, you will play a key role in developing and managing the supplier relationship and you will need to work in a team environment.

The position is currently working remote. May need to work onsite in a hybrid capacity when circumstances permit.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepare and place purchase orders, manage several suppliers/components, and ensure product is delivered on time and meets quality standards.

  • Responsible for delivery and quality assurance, cost management, quote preparation, negotiations, and work transfers.

  • Monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations.

  • Attend program status and production meetings.

  • Communicate status updates to internal customers.

  • M eet multiple deadlines and ensure targets are identified and met.

  • Actively participate in the development and execution of supplier strategies to improve delivery and quality performance.

  • Interface with program leadership, engineering, quality, production control, internal and external suppliers, customers, and the supply base.

  • Participate in Continuous Improvement (CI) events and activities.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Knowledge of Supply Chain processes; may include materials, procurement, sourcing, supplier performance.

  • Understanding of contract structure, business terms and conditions.

  • Material Requirement Planning (MRP) and/or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems experience.

  • Works well in a team environment, highly motivated.

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

  • Time management skills and the ability to handle high volumes of work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Excellent organization skills.

  • Work independently, remain calm under pressure, and deal with ambiguity.

  • Proficient in Excel, creating formulas and creating PowerPoint presentations to visually show status of projects.

  • Able to travel up to 25% domestically and internationally (when current environment permits)

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

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Aerospace Industry experience

  • SAP experience

  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement

  • Project Management experience

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.

Collins Aerospace’s Aerostructures business is a world leader in the design, manufacture, integration and support of nacelles -- the aerodynamic structures which house aircraft engines. Our nacelle technologies improve fuel efficiency, reduce engine noise and supply critical stopping power when an airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world’s newest and most game-changing commercial, regional and business jet platforms. And we’re not stopping there: we’re working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite and elastomeric structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we’re pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?

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

    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.