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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01400321 Date posted 05/21/2020 City Cedar Rapids State/Province Iowa Country/Region United States

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? Our Military GPS business helps military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure position, navigation, timing, and anti-jam 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.

Our industry-leading experts are breaking new ground in the GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of GNSS technologies.

Raytheon Technologies is looking for a Quality Assurance manager to join the Military GPS Team.  This GPS business is being run as a stand-alone business in preparation for divestiture.   In this role you will manage the Quality Organization to support the overall business objectives. You will oversee Quality professionals supporting our Quality Management System, high volume production, Design and Development and Supply Chain Quality.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the Quality Management Representative for the Business

  • Primary leadership Interface with GPS business personnel in all Quality matters

  • Supervises execution of processes, standards, and operational plans in support of Procurement strategy, including RFPs, negotiations, cost accountability, and / or program execution

  • Presents Supply Chain status directly to internal and external customers

  • Plans and establishes goals for effective Supplier selection and management

  • Monitors contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations

  • Reviews and approves request for proposals (RFP) and bid packages

  • Directs and manages supply chain professionals supporting the business

  • Interfaces with Corporate Supply Chain Functions ensuring optimum integration with the larger procurement community

  • Utilizes Continuous Improvement tools to improve Supply Chain processes

  • Engage with Customers, Suppliers or Government Stakeholders as required to address Quality Concerns or Issues

  • Interacts and coordinates with cross functional teams including Engineering, Program Office, Production and Quality.


  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience.  

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Quality Systems development and maintenance including ISO-9001 and AS9100.  Experience working with Registrar Highly Desired.

  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance processes.  

  • Experience Leading Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing and Design or Six Sigma

  • US Citizenship capable of obtaining a US Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the Aerospace, Automotive, Medical Device, or other high-volume, high product assurance industry

  • 5 or more years of progressive Leadership experience

  • Advance Degree preferred 

  • Experience with Program/ Project Management 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills – credibility, influencing, presentation 

  • Proficient in Microsoft office; Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project

  • Strong people / interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong knowledge of Supply Management, Design and Development, Production, and Program Management Functions

  • Strong Problem Solving and Root Cause Corrective Action Investigation background

  • Working with management to address all aspects of category business plans, and pricing through minimizing commercial risk, lowering cost of ownership and meeting customers’ expectations.

  • American Society of Quality Certification (CQE, CQA or CQM)

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
• Tuition reimbursement
• Life insurance and disability coverage
• And more

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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