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Raytheon Technologies Program Chief Engineer in Vergennes, Vermont

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United States of America


HVT01: S&IS (FUS) - Vergennes 100 Panton Rd, Vergennes, VT, 05491 USA

Role Overview:

The GNC Program Chief Engineer is the technical lead for all GNC related Missile Systems programs the business is currently developing, and will help develop strong customer relationships, enabling the business to execute business in hand and position itself for future growth. The Program Chief Engineer has responsibility for several Integrated Product Team (IPT) and will help with the development and execution of plans to support these programs. The Program Chief Engineer is expected to have a strong technical and project engineering background with significant experience in the design and development of GNC systems.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Program Chief Engineer is accountable and responsible for performance of the engineering team to plan, including technical, quality, schedule and cost aspects of the portfolio

  • Ensures resource demands are communicated to the various disciplines to ensure that projects are staffed to meet Customer commitments

  • Ensure and engage in the development of personnel, including mentoring and demonstrating by example

  • Full engineering lifecycle including, technology development, engineering development, new product introduction, transition to production, sustainment engineering, obsolescence, REACh, field support, business development are activities that the Program Chief Engineer engages in, leads or has oversight of

  • Key engineering interface with assigned customers for project portfolio including development of plans for the advancement of products to meet future customer needs including support of product line strategy development and technology road mapping events

  • Co-ordinate support to production issues as needed

  • Ensures program scope is understood, and identifies overall budgetary needs for successful project execution

  • Drives execution and performance measurement of the Integrated Product Development (IPD) process to ensure all requirements and objectives are met on schedule and within the authorized budget

  • Develops overall program milestones and master schedules for engineering activities.

  • Develops a schedule for program technical reviews, and ensures design reviews are executed to standard work, including review and approval of deviations and task tailoring

  • Review and approval of formal program technical communication and documentation with customer

  • Supports the respective business unit’s Program Management Office (PMO) change management process with impact assessments, trade studies, and assertions.

  • Ensures the development and management of technical risks and develop and executes mitigation plans

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:

  • Strong aerospace engineering background with deep GNC technical knowledge

  • Demonstrates strong customer and internal stakeholder relationships

  • Demonstrates strong communication skills and ability to work across the organization and various disciplines, including Engineering, Quality, Business and Operations

  • Ability to communicate complex technical subjects with clarity and precision

  • Gravitas and executive presence to present ideas and status to customers and key stakeholders

  • Ability to lead and coach IPT leaders to develop core leadership skills and innovative solutions to problems

  • Project management and performance measurement using an Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • Strong process skills and familiarization with Lean, Agile, ACE, UPPAP, and policy deployment

  • Ability to prepare and deliver key program metrics and internal/external presentations

  • Experience running multiple complex projects that include teams from multiple locations and countries

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 15%

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.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

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!

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

  • For positions considered safety sensitive in accordance with FAA Guidelines, Candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing per FAA’s regulation 14 CFR part 120, as well as 49 CFR part 40.

  • For positions considered safety sensitive in accordance with NASA Guidelines, Candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing per NASA’s regulation SUBPART 1835.5 Drug- Free Workforce

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.