Raytheon Technologies Principal Program Manager (m/f/x), Fighter & Bomber Avionics EUMEA in Heidelberg, Germany
Who we are:
At Collins Aerospace, we work side-by-side with our customers to tackle the toughest challenges in aerospace and defense. We’re combining boundless imagination with a broad portfolio and an unmatched dedication to customers – all to make the skies and spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever.
Our site in Heidelberg has the following core competencies:
On-board electronics for land vehicles
Products for the aerospace industry
We have established ourselves as a leading supplier of customized electronics solutions for the aerospace and defense industries. Collins Aerospace in Heidelberg supplies integrated navigation and communications systems for a wide range of military applications and is a global leader in satellite reaction wheel technology.
We are redefining aerospace.
In this role you will provide leadership and management oversight of avionics project teams assuring the project’s financials, schedule and technical objectives are met and that the highest level of customer satisfaction is achieved.
This new position will manage the avioncs programs with a strong link to our US locations and support/manage two of the most prestigious next fighter programs in Europe.
This position is located in our Heidelberg facility. While our strong preference is for the selected candidate to be on location, we will consider experienced candidates working part time from home office. Reports to the Director Fighter & Bomber Avionics, EUMEA
Accountable for all aspects of assigned development or production programs including execution (cost, schedule, technical performance, quality, inventory management, and customer engagement) and ensuring program commitments are met, having the authority to make cogent and timely decisions related to the project
Acts as primary point of contact between Rockwell Collins Heidelberg and the customer program office, suppliers, and key customer stakeholders
Responsible and accountable to the Business Segment Management for program execution, profitability, timeliness, and overall success. Makes decisions that are cost effective to the company and ensures assigned projects meet financial commitments for orders, sales, profit and cash flow
Leads or participates in the creation of new business strategies, product roadmaps and captures including development of strategic and financial plans. Leads the development and delivery of new business captures and proposals
Acts as the interface to the customer, while building and maintaining a personal customer and industry network
Min Bachelors' degree in a technical field and 10+years of work experience.
Minimum 10 years of demonstrated experience leading and inspiring diverse teams in a high tempo environment
Successful, proven past performance in leading and managing multi-discipline avionics project teams
Experience in managing complex avionics development projects and/or Integrated Product Teams
Experience interacting and managing programs for Aerospace Primes and/or Ministry of Defense
Expertise in project management Very strong presentation and organizational skills
Highly adaptable with a high degree of initiative
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
New Business Capture Lead experience / Proposal manager experience
Experience in the military and/or fixed wing technology, platforms and markets
Detailed knowledge of the defense aerospace market
Fluent in Business English and German
Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance
Deep understanding of the Collins Management System
Willingness to travel about 30%
Working experience in a global matrix organization with an integrated business model, preferably in a US company
Able to travel, based Heidelberg or regionally working remotely
Military background is beneficial
Be part of our Team:
Join our multicultural team and work with people from different countries
Flexible working times, opportunity to work in Home office, 30 days of vacation
Company sponsored pension plan
Corporate health management
Internal and external training opportunities to promote the continuous learning and development of our employees
Global career opportunities at over 300 sites worldwide
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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