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Raytheon Technologies Principal Scheduling 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

We are seeking a Principal Scheduling Specialist to join our team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This position is the focal point for the execution of daily activities to deliver high quality, highly engineered development hardware on-time to Engineering / customers. The selected candidate will be responsible for the timely performance of various manufacturing tasks ranging from Program schedule adherence through the shipment of deliverables in support of various Programs. Applicants must exhibit a high degree of initiative and sound judgment, working independently and as a liaison of an Integrated Product Team. It is essential the individual be capable of adapting to changing conditions and work cooperatively in a team environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Recommends and implements solutions to mitigate delays, difficulties, or changes to cost estimates to improve performance.

  • Monitors delivery, assembly, or distribution of supplies or parts toexpedite the flow of materials and meet schedules.

  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to ensure the efficiency and productivity on site in order to meet program delivery schedules and avoid delays.

  • Determines allocation and makes priority decisions on critical hardware to ensure smooth operations.

  • Functions as the focal point for resolution of materials/logistics issues to ensure efficient and effective resolutions are reached.

  • Applies knowledge of ACE/lean principles to establish world class materials flow/synchronization within the value stream.

  • Tracks status of material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, and materials are available as needed.

  • Prepares reports on works in progress.

  • Coordinates material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials are timed to meet Program requirements.

  • Coordinates interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic, and other groups.

  • Schedules and expedites the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shipping orders.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience OR

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

  • Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations

  • Must be a US citizen

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP knowledge

  • Operations experience

  • Strong communicator

  • Manufacturing experience

    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.