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Raytheon Technologies Commodity Manager (remote) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

This position is for an Experienced Commodity Management & Strategic Sourcing professional. Establishes sourcing goals and acceptable service levels of key suppliers within the machining supply base. Develops a strategic plan for the commodity and/or a strategic set of suppliers. Responsible for overall relationship with multiple strategic accounts across the machining commodity. Leads sourcing process from RFQ to contract signature. Manages the negotiating and administering of contracts and analyzing price proposals to enhance price, quality, timing, and reliability of supply.

This individual can sit at any Collins domestic locations or remote.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Executes Supply Chain strategies across the Avionics business unit.

  • Develops a strategic plan for machining commodity to support the team’s annual cost savings goals.

  • Responsible for overall relationship with one or multiple strategic accounts across the machining commodity.

  • Leads sourcing process from RFQ to contract signature.

  • Manages projects or processes of various complexity.

  • Works autonomously with limited oversight from manager.

  • Influences others regarding policies, practices, and procedures.

  • Establishes sourcing goals and acceptable service levels.

  • Negotiates and administers contracts with suppliers, vendors, and other representatives within Compliance policies.

  • Analyzes data and information to determine reasonable prices.

  • Evaluates supplier’s capability, quality, reliability, timing, and price competitiveness.

  • Sets negotiation terms for the procurement of goods (i.e., direct materials), services, and supplies.

  • Ensures supplier or commodity is performing to the designed RTX requirements from delivery, quality, and cost perspective.

  • Responsible for communicating effectively with cross-functional departments of Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, Quality, Contracts, and Program Management.

  • Act as point of escalation in the event of any Supplier or Internal issues.

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 8 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 25% of the time

  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

  • Ability to communicate both with internal and external stakeholders, suppliers and customers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with contract negotiations

  • Experience with supplier and/or material transitions

  • Experience with SAP and ARIBA

  • A general understanding of Aerospace drawings, specifications, and manufacturing processes

  • Knowledge of export/ITC regulations and policies is preferred as well over a basic knowledge of RTX work transfer standard work (COL-0008)

  • An MBA degree

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 next chapter of our future as an aerospace company is here, and we are excited about what this means for our employees and customers! Get onboard the Collins Aerospace Operations team and play a part in managing our innovative products from inception to delivery. The Operations team continues to grow and aims to strengthen the connection of Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain and Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) across Collins Aerospace. In this dynamic environment, you will have the opportunity to network across our businesses and functions, all while improving the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations worldwide.

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.

  • 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 illness insurance, 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.

Note:

  • 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.

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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