Spaceflight Mission Operations Manager (Hybrid) at Collins Aerospace (Houston, TX)

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United States of America
07: Building 07 Houston TX 18050 Saturn Lane, Houston, TX, 77058 USA
The Spaceflight Mission Operations Manager is responsible for defining, implementing, and executing all mission operations activities for the Collins Exploration Extravehicular Activity team.

(S)he is responsible for direction, coordination and implementation of the mission critical operations and responsibilities including the generation and implementation of the Mission Integration and Operations Management Plan (MIOMP), execution of spaceflight operations, crew training, crew health and safety, real time mission support, leadership of sustaining engineering activities, and management of space flight and ground-based logistics. (S)he is responsible for the mission operations in space and the associated team, procedures, and data.

Do you have what it takes to push the boundaries of game-changing technologies, deliver results while working with a diverse team of talented individuals, and challenge yourself knowing that what we do matters to Spaceflight? The Collins Aerospace Space Systems team designs and manufactures systems and provides services that enable humans to live, work and play in space. Our hardware is key to survival in harsh environments, and our passion for our work demands excellence in everything we do. We value people, integrity, ideas, and performance. This position offers an exciting opportunity to lead a diverse team and manage the Extravehicular Activity (EVA) services and systems for our government and commercial space customers, including the next generation spacesuit. Responsibilities include management of cost, schedule and technical performance attaining the highest degree of quality and customer satisfaction. Space Systems is seeking an experienced and motivated leader for this effort.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Charter and lead the Next Generation Space Suit Mission Management Integrated Product Team (IPT) through all phases of the program management process, specifically ensuring the successful achievement of all services, deliverable outputs, and customer requirements
  • Coordinate Collins, teammate companies, suppliers, and customer integration to meet the mission success requirements, cradle-to-grave, across planning, logistics, training, and mission execution in a matrix organization utilizing multiple engineering disciplines
  • Develop, maintain, and execute program management plans and resource loaded Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)
  • Implement the Program's EVMS, Analysis & Reporting Plan. Conduct performance variance root cause analysis and ensure corrective action is implemented. Ensure schedule compliance, and that program costs are aligned with budget
  • Identify, manage, and mitigate the program risks and opportunities associated with the Spaceflight Operations
  • Identify and monitor resources required to fulfill program objectives, and coordinate requirements with functional management
  • Act as a central point of communication and escalation from project team members, suppliers, customers, management and others impacted by project activities
  • Develop executive level communications and presentations for internal and customer reviews

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and 10 years of prior relevant experience OR
  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years' experience OR
  • In absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PMI PMP Certification desired
  • Experience with running a service or mission-based organization

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.

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.


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world - and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

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 program
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance,critical illnessinsurance, group legal, ID theft protection
  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Autism Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
  • Teladoc Medical Experts, 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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Collins Aerospace operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Charlotte, NC. Collins Aerospace was founded in 2022. It has 40752 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 73 open jobs at Collins Aerospace, click here.
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