Program Manager at Collins Aerospace

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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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.

At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don't just get people from point A to point B. We're committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we're helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we're changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?

Job Summary

We are hiring for a seasoned Program Manager in Phoenix, AZ. This position is for a seasoned professional in Program Management, who works independently, leads small/medium programs and teams, manages the customer interface and relationship, analyzes data, leads risk and opportunity management, recommends resolutions for program problems, manages vendors, maintains progress reports, and participates in contract negotiations.

This position will not immediately have any direct reports, but it may be expanded in the future. Direct reporting is not the primary vehicle for accomplishing work at Collins. Through the Collins Management System (CMS) teams accomplish work through influence, inspiration, and empowerment across various Integrated Product Teams (IPTs). Program Managers serve as the IPT lead, and as such this position will organize various local and international team members to meet business objectives.

Position is to be classified as hybrid and may require as many as five (5) days or as little as one (1) day on site per week, based on fluid business needs and agreements with manager.

Primary Responsibilities
• Supports finalization of work transfer to Phoenix site, establishing and sustaining the new product portfolio and associated processes.
• Leads global IPT in sustaining program activities and challenges associated with the new portfolio, such as delivery assurance, obsolescence management, right-sizing inventory, contracts, aftermarket spares and AOG management, and product redesign projects.
• Works autonomously with limited oversight leading small/medium projects and programs by developing program plans, schedules and budgets for programs under his/her responsibility.
• Analyzes data and monitors programs to ensure adherence to contract scope of work, cost, quality, schedule and technical specifications.
• Leads program management content for business development activity within his/her statement of work and develop presentations for leadership approval of business cases.
• Develops, maintains and presents plans and progress reports relating to business aspects of the project/program to internal executive leadership and customers.
• Demonstrates continuous improvement initiatives to optimize efficiency and quality.
• Proactively identifies and addresses risks and, and develops solutions to problems which require critical thinking, creativity, and innovation to ensure the successful completion of projects/programs.
• Identifies and capitalizes on program opportunities to increase company revenues and profitability while maintaining customer satisfaction.
• Leads program work with the various functional organizations to ensure alignment with the project/program objectives.
• Participates in the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes, including coordinating preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements, operational budgets, specifications, and financial conditions of contracts to ensure legal compliance and to protect the organization's interests.
• Coaches and reviews the work of lower-level professionals.
• Manages vendors, when necessary, to support the program.
• Directs all program phases from inception through completion.
• Interfaces with customers on project specifications and requirements to ensure successful project scoping and confirmation of targets.
• Manages the contract lifecycle, cost, schedule and performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs.
• Establishes cost focused performance targets and directs work to achieve these targets.

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited university and 10+ years of Program Management with Engineering Tools experience OR
• Advanced degree from an accredited university and 7+ years of Program Management with Engineering Tools experience OR
• In the absence of a degree, 14+ years of Program Management with Engineering Tools experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications
• Program management experience (cost, quality, and schedule) leading cross functional teams.
• Previous experience working with operations/manufacturing engineering organizations.
• Experience using Integrated Project Scheduling software

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.

WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE.

Summary of Benefits:
• 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
• 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

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

Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.
More Information on Collins Aerospace
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 64 open jobs at Collins Aerospace, click here.
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