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Principal Specialist, Program Management (Mission Systems) (Hybrid)

Company: Raytheon Technologies
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Date Posted:
United States of America
HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA
Position Role Type:
We are currently searching for a Principal Specialist, Program Management to join our Value Stream Support (VSS) team located in Cedar Rapids, IA. The individual will be responsible for supporting the Simulation and Training and TCTS Value Stream Leadership (VSL) team in all activities associated with the pursuit, order, capture, and execution of existing and future programs.
Emphasis is focused on supporting the program execution teams with a variety of activities such as: risk and opportunity management, contract coordination, financial reporting, customer interaction/action reporting, CDRL/SDRL management, obsolescence management, parts procurement, PMR and data reporting, Bid and Proposal Support, and all levels of coordination with the core program team.
This position coordinates activities across the Collins shared services business model and requires collaborative working relationships with Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing, Sales, Contracts, Supply Chain, Quality, and IPP&C (Finance) points of contact in various instances of onsite, hybrid, and remote environments.
Successful candidates in this role possess the following characteristics:

  • Team Player - Embodies the definition of an Integrated Program Team (IPT), demonstrated through collaboration, a positive attitude, and a willingness to work together to accomplish the mission.

  • Mission-oriented - Possesses the attitude, drive, and desire necessary to see assigned tasks through to completion, on schedule.

  • Communication - Must be able to effectively communicate and forge strong working relationships with people across multiple organizations, particularly in a hybrid environment.

  • Persistence - Large and complex programs and proposal require the ability to be tenacious to get the answers needed to make decisions.

  • Detail-oriented multitasker - The successful candidate will be able to handle multiple issues that affect many Mission Systems products at the same time.

  • Analysis - Demonstrates the ability to provide a logical, in-depth analysis of a problem or situation.

  • Decisiveness - Exhibits the personal confidence necessary to make critical decisions, even amidst controversy and doubt.

  • Judgment - Bases decisions on factual information and considers alternative courses of action before reaching decisions.

    Primary Job Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for managing portions of complex development and production programs and proposals under the guidance of a senior program manager.

    • Knowledge of industry practices and standards and use of professional concepts. Applies functional or technical principles, theories, and concepts.

    • Receives minimal instruction on day-to-day work assignments. Plans schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives.

    • Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise on issues. Represents organization as a prime contact on key issues.

      Basic Qualifications:

      • Typically requires a University Degree and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience or a n Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience.

      • SAP Experience

      • 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:

        • Prior experience with Defense programs and customer base

        • Proven ability to work independently and meet deadlines

        • Prior Leadership experience and ability to lead IPTs through ambiguity and short deadlines

        • Prior external customer support/interface experience

          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.
          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

              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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              Click on this link (http://www.rtx.com/privacy/Job-Applicant-Privacy-Notice) to read the Policy and Terms
              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.

Keywords: Raytheon Technologies, Cedar Rapids , Principal Specialist, Program Management (Mission Systems) (Hybrid), Education / Teaching , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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