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Raytheon Technologies Associate Director, Business Development - Electrification in Rockford, Illinois

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United States of America


A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA

At Collins, our Business Development team plays a key role in helping us REDEFINE AEROSPACE. These leaders are the face of the company to our customers - supporting their needs at all phases in the program lifecycle. They provide strategic guidance across the entire value stream, developing the next generation of leadership at Collins Aerospace.

The Associate Director, Business Development – Electrification for the Electric Power Systems business unit will lead business development and strategic positioning for our aircraft electrification initiative. Responsibilities include customer engagement to identify, pursue and capture new business opportunities aligned with the strategic direction of aircraft electrification (including hybrid-electric propulsion). Responsibility for execution of the Pursuit to Order Capture process element of the Collins Management System (CMS) value stream inclusive of conducting Gate 1 – 3 reviews as appropriate to effectively manage the targeted pursuits for the aircraft electrification team.

This role will focus on identifying internal and external strategic issues, guiding financial modeling, synthesizing trend data, and evaluating growth opportunities. This position directs the planning and preparation of business proposals and key industry partnerships.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Synthesizes current business intelligence or trend data, makes recommendations for actions, and provides market insights.

• Identifies internal and external strategic issues which could affect growth and profitability to help develop long-range objectives and strategic plans for the corporation or a major division.

• Guides the financial modeling for representing and predicting the outcomes of various business strategies to drive the implementation of strategies and initiatives.

• Monitors and evaluates the external environment for financial growth opportunities.

• Supports the oversight of a business development project team which evaluates, analyzes, and formulates strategies to lead business growth.

• Directs the planning and preparation of business proposals and makes recommendations to senior management to drive strategic decision making.

• Responsible for establishing strategic business development initiatives that drive corporate growth through product expansion and alliances and leads customer relations management.

• Works with marketing, sales and technology groups to implement business development strategies for aircraft electrification and drive market segmentation.

• Consults with various legal and administrative personnel to ensure compliance with all product and business initiatives.

• Analyzes information and develops proposals.

• Conducts financial analyses of prospective business ventures.

• Prepares proposals and prepares key negotiation terms.

• Manages industrial participation / offset arrangements.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 12 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 10 years’ experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 16 years of relevant experience is required Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 12 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace Industry experience preferred

  • Experience with disruptive technologies and/or Hybrid Electric Propulsion

  • Experience in a customer facing role is preferred

  • Operational understanding of manufacturing, decision point and engineering processes is preferred

  • Basic production configuration management, planning principles and ERP system tools (i.e. SAP) is preferred

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.

Are you a strategic thinker who can see beyond the now? Be part of a team that is developing the strategy and direction of one of the biggest players in the aerospace industry. The Strategic Development team is a major influencer in the long-term vision of Collins Aerospace. Working together with teams across the company, we focus on strategic planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions and revenue synergies. Join a team that has its pulse on the future of aerospace and watch your career take flight.

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.


We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems or creating a positive in-flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy.

Join us as we take flight!

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.

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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.