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Raytheon Technologies Sr. Operations Manager in Jacksonville, Florida

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United States of America


HFL04: ASG Jacksonville-Blount Island 6061 BF Goodrich Blvd

, Jacksonville, FL, 32226 USA

Senior Operations Manager is a highly motivated, people leader responsible for the operational performance of the Blount Island operations totaling $25M in sales, and will be responsible for 80 employees. This individual reports to the General Manager who is accountable for the business performance of the Naval value management stream within the Aerostructures SBU. A successful Senior Operations Manager will leverage their leadership and experience to ensure the operations team is aligned on goals to meet operational commitments. In this role, you will be responsible for production, quality, manufacturing engineering, materials, lean, and facilities maintenance for the site. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for achieving the financial requirements of the value stream by way out operational output (sales), margin performance and overhead budget (profit) and on time delivery (cash).

  • Ensures all quality related items for the unit or shift are complete and documented so that established quality standards are met. Ensures that all non-conforming product has the appropriate RCCA to ensure tactical completion per the customer schedule and will not repeat in the future.

  • Ensures that all technical issues are resolved according to engineering specifications, and that standard work documents are being utilized and maintained.

  • Ensures that material is being planned and requisitioned to meet the production schedule. Also ensures that inventory is accurately maintained and issued, and that variances are properly managed.

  • Leads the implementation of lean manufacturing principles across the work cells to ensure visual management, standard work, 5S, and layout flow and linkage.

  • Manages the operational team’s macro plan that plans and manages the key actions that need to happen during the fiscal year to meet the team’s operational goals and commitments.

  • Responsible for leading and ensuring the team’s behaviors meet our culture vision

  • Provides safe working conditions and fosters a culture of safety first.

  • Leads cost reduction efforts and process improvements for the unit or shift to ensure efficiency of operations and cost effectiveness.

  • Leads scheduling for the unit or shift to ensure that operations run according to established production schedules.

  • Leads the sequencing of work, such as build and delivery, for the unit or shift to ensure smooth operations and optimal use of resources.

  • Heads materials and logistics problem resolution for the unit or shift to ensure availability of materials and smooth operations.

  • Establishes performance objectives and leads cell performance and productivity.

  • Leads production innovation, including additive manufacturing, for the unit or shift to enhance production capabilities.

  • Partners with customers to understand customer needs and issues and ensure that the customers receive satisfactory standards of services.

  • Responsible for all or a major portion of processing operations within the plant.

  • Oversees production operations (shop floor management, workforce management, and flow disruption management), maintenance, plant engineering, scheduling and personnel.

  • Manages and supervises the work of manufacturing production disciplines in the Operations function.

This Collins facility has been in use for 30 years and has a strong history of innovation and success with DoD customers. Collins is centered on trust, respect, integrity, innovation, and excellence.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is required or Business degree and relevant technical work experience

  • Six (6) years Operations experience with three (3) years in a leadership role

  • Strong analytical, numerical and reasoning abilities

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills across the organization, working level and executive

  • Results oriented, with a strong bias for action

  • Ability to recruit, develop and motivate personnel to balance staffing strength with profitability and growth

  • Participative management philosophy that leads by example

  • Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate, influence and lead across departments and functions

  • Skilled at building effective teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in science or business

  • Chemical processing, machining, metal fabrication or composites manufacturing experience

  • Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning (SIOP) experience

  • Demonstrated experience implementing world class manufacturing techniques

  • Certified in Lean manufacturing or Six-Sigma

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and mature a Continuous Improvement culture

  • Experience with single piece flow in a mixed model production environment

  • Demonstrated experience with new program introductions

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.

While the rest of Collins Aerospace soars into the sky, Engineered Polymer Products dives into the sea! Located in Jacksonville, Florida, EPP specializes in marine applications for surface ships and submarines. Our dedicated teams create specialty naval parts that aid the U.S. Navy in executing their mission, ensuring excellence every day. Consider joining a community focused on culture, quality, and safety, and apply


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • 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.