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Raytheon Technologies Contracts Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


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

The Contract Specialist position in Supply Chain Contracts is responsible for ensuring that Collins Aerospace has properly negotiated and approved agreements for engineered items and products for use in Collins Aerospace products. This position will be responsible for working with Engineering, Program Management and Supply Chain Personnel. Responsibilities include:

  • Reviews incoming internal customer requests for proposals, proposal requirements terms and conditions for acceptability and compliance with company policies and procedures. Responsible for structuring and administering contractual documents that establish business relationships with suppliers. Coordinates inputs from Program Team, Procurement, Engineering, Legal, etc. to structure contracts;

  • Plans and leads negotiation efforts with suppliers including the development of negotiation strategies which meet business objectives;

  • Reviews contractual terms and conditions for their acceptability, as well as assessing the risk and impact to the proposal or procurement activity. Analyzes contracts to ensure compliance to company policies, government and commercial specifications and other requirements;

  • Manages contract performance from beginning to end for conformance to original proposal or contract;

  • Utilizes legal resources and other subject matter experts to ensure all levels of risk are recognized and subsequently addressed through development of unique contract terms and conditions;

  • Briefs program team, Senior Management and other functional areas on contract status, risk mitigation and contingency plans based on developed recommendations;

This position requires a combination of skills including: Experience in commercial and government contracting, risk assessment analysis and mitigation strategy development, team negotiations, drafting contractual terms and conditions.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline and four years of related experience, or, in the absence of a bachelor's degree, ten years of related experience.

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.

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.


(DO NOT USE FOR UNION ROLES) 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

Preferred Experience (Desired, but not required):

  • Supply Chain and Government contracting

  • Juris Doctorate degree

    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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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.