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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01455513 Date posted 06/09/2021 City Wichita State/Province Kansas Country/Region United States

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United States of America


HKS03: Wheel & Brake Svc - Wichita 7016 Pueblo Street, Wichita, KS, 67209 USA

Collins Aerospace is looking for a Senior operations supervisor to join their team at the Wichita facility. This position will supervise the work of manufacturing production disciplines in the Operations function. Performs professional or management work regularly across multiple Manufacturing disciplines. Includes activities that cannot be attributed to a defined Operations discipline.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Owns the execution of short / medium-term manufacturing strategy and the operational direction of the responsible service center production processes
  • Achieves operating objectives, consistent with budget and customer contractual obligations
  • Leads continuous improvement (CI) activity for the service center; consistently demonstrates a commitment to CI as a change agent for the facility
  • Oversees cost reduction and process improvement for the service center to ensure efficiency of operations and cost effectiveness
  • Assists Site Lead in developing annual service center budgets
  • Oversees and ensures all quality related items are complete and documented to meet established quality standards. Develops and maintains an audit ready environment for area of responsibility.
  • Ensures work place is safe and free of significant hazards.  Overall EH&S accountability for responsible service center(s)
  • Assists Site Lead in managing financial performance of the service center
  • Analyzes inventory and coordinates with purchasing on replenishment processes and stocking levels
  • Plans and maintains proper staffing levels in area of responsibility
  • Ensures and actively supports employees’ career development
  • Monitors product quality and ensures shipped orders are in compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements and/ or other regulatory agencies
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Up to 10% travel may be required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR
  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required
  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in operations and/ or aerospace industry preferred
  • Experience in leading CI events and the use of CI tools and lean methodology
  • Knowledge of agency (ex, FAA) regulations for aircraft maintenance & certification preferred
  • Engineering and Operations experience in a Landing Gear MRO environment is highly preferred

Primary Competencies:

  • Focus on Results
  • Managerial Courage
  • Developing Direct Reports
  • Communication Skills
  • Functional / Technical Skills

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.

The high quality products we design, test and produce in our Mechanical Systems help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely – every day! From landing systems and actuation to propellers, flight controls and hoist and winch – the products we manufacture work together behind the scenes to enhance the overall flight experience. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

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!

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

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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