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Raytheon Technologies Continuous Improvement Specialist; Operations in Troy, Ohio

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United States of America


HOH12: Wheels & Brakes - Troy 101 Waco Street, Troy, OH, 45373 USA

The ACE/CORE Continuous Improvement is a professional focused on working across all aspects of business processes to align and execute the ACE/CORE Operating System. This resource will lead events, support progression of CORE apprentice, and facilitate improvements.

Highlights of this position include:

  • Exposure to project management and professional facilitation skills.

  • Work across Troy Operations functions. Value Streams, Quality, Human Resources, EH&S, Technical Services, Materials, SIOP, Industrial Engineering, Digital Technology.

  • Gain insight and contribute to how these departments interact, perform, and continuously improve.

  • Lead and facilitate workshop / Kaizen / Value Stream Mapping events

  • Progress in the journey to become an ACE/CORE expert.

  • Assist in the development of tools and processes to make the progress of the organization visible to all.

The areas in which the candidate will contribute to Troy Operations are almost limitless! Assignments may include opportunities across the ACE/CORE operating system:

  • Goal Alignment & Strategy (including strategic and annual planning)

  • Lean and Robust Processes (including process management & process maturity, RRCA, QCPC, 5S, and visual management)

  • Customer Satisfaction and Results (including control tower development & refinement, quality, delivery, customer satisfaction, operational excellence, and financial results)

    Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead consulting, coaching, development, and creation of kaizen project leaders across the business to drive ACE/CORE activities in the site aligned to business and customer objectives, with a focus on Troy Operations goals.

  • Continuously improve ACE/CORE tools and methods and its adoption within EPS, Collins, RTX, and the industry. This includes improvements to ACE/CORE tools, training, best practice sharing with internal and external sites, and change management efforts for tool improvements.

  • Coordinate & conduct training in CORE tools and methods to build skill across the organization. Coach and develop CORE trainers for the business. Provides CORE training in areas such as but not limited to process management and maturity, kaizen leadership, RRCA, VSM, and change leadership. Support training of CMS 101, 201, and 301.

  • Develop Strategy to leverage ACE/CORE tools to successfully implement and continuously improve the EPS Collins Management System (CMS), and consult & support leaders in the development of their CORE & CMS strategy for their employees & processes

  • Consult and communicate the appropriate use of ACE/CORE tools for impactful results, including success criteria, and/or coordination with the central ACE/CORE office for additional support

  • Support the Strategy and Planning Organization in Strategic Financial Plan and Annual Planning

  • Support facilitation & execution of projects.

  • Support the use of the CORE Certification Portal and provide periodic ACE/CORE apprentice metrics

  • Support the business in CORE assessments and self-assessments to define strategic opportunities

  • Support the Quality Management System (QMS) & Compliance team in AS9100 & QMS efforts and audits

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations OR

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years’ experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace industry is preferred.

  • Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering preferred and/or highly technical experience is preferred

  • Proven history of planning and executing successful continuous improvement projects, kaizens, and value stream mapping events across multiple functions

  • Proficiency in numerous continuous improvement tools and methods

  • Demonstrated ability to teach and train others

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.