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Raytheon Technologies Senior Manager, Supplier Quality in Fort Worth, Texas

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United States of America


HTX17: Landing Gear - Fort Worth 2901 Northern Cross Blvd, Fort Worth, TX, 76137 USA

As a member of the Supplier Quality Management (SQM) Team, the SQM Site Lead is accountable for eliminating and managing impact of supplier quality nonconforming product (escapes) at Collins’ facilities. Integral member to the site Quality Clinic and site Corrective/Preventive Action Process, driving fact-based product nonconformance discovery and subsequent root cause analysis with the goal of effective systemic corrective action. Manages source inspection and material release processes. Supplier Quality site focal and team member for supply-based Work Transfer initiatives.

Responsible for executing long-term strategy (more than 3 years) through continuous improvement and lean practices of SQM business processes. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop and implement improved processes and advanced tools. Ensure organizational competency through oversight of onboarding processes, training curricula, and talent development.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Site Supplier Quality Focal

  • Issuing and approving corrective actions to suppliers using LS business tools

  • Review and approval of compliance documentation including AS9102 First Article Reports and UTAS/LS required inspection documents

  • Perform fact-based data analysis of supply-based product non-conformances to support defect reduction via Zero Defect Plan methodologies (ZDP™)

  • Conduct investigations internally to support root cause and corrective action involving supply-based non-conforming product.

  • Support the execution of zero-defect plans, work transfer, UPPAP, and QN reduction initiatives at the suppliers

  • Implement continuous improvement initiatives

  • Manage training and development to reach organizational competency goals

    Working Environment

  • Mobile, traveling 30% of time

  • Passport and available to travel domestically and international, by air

  • Must be able to lift items that weigh 30 lbs.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of relevant experience OR

  • Advance degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required

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

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Qualified Auditor certified to ASQ and or AS9100 internal or lead auditor

  • Black Belt/Green Belt Certification

  • Competent in Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA) and Gauge R&R) and SPC

  • SAP

  • Knowledge of root cause analysis, corrective/preventative action, and lean six sigma methodologies

  • Familiarity with the Collins Aerospace ACE tools

  • Fully competent in Blueprint, 3D Model and GD&T knowledge

  • Process Flow Diagramming, Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA), and Control Plans per SAE J J1739 for Advanced Product Quality Planning

  • Experience in review and approval of First Article Reports from suppliers per AS9102 (current rev.)

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.

The high quality products we design, test and produce in our Mechanical Systems help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely – every day! From landing systems and actuation to propellers, flight controls and hoist and winch – the products we manufacture work together behind the scenes to enhance the overall flight experience. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

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.