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Raytheon Technologies Strategic Sourcing Commodity Analyst 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

Role Overview

This position is for an Experienced Commodity / Account Management & Strategic Sourcing professional, overseeing supplier selection and contract negotiation

for the Mechanical Fabrication Commodity

. Responsible for partnering with internal clients and stakeholders to identify sourcing needs and improve sourcing strategy.

Primary Responsibilities:

Executes commodity / account management and strategic sourcing strategy.

Implements supply chain strategies.

Evaluates and selects suppliers based on capability, quality, reliability, and price competitiveness.

Negotiates or awards contracts within specified spending limits, and develops new qualified sources of supply.

Partners with internal clients and stakeholders to identify sourcing needs and improve sourcing strategy.

Analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.

Develops a strategic plan for a commodity or a strategic supplier.

Responsible for overall relationship with one or multiple strategic accounts across a given commodity.

Leads sourcing process from RFQ to contract signature.

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

Responsible for the commodity for the Missions Systems Business Unit.

Drives low cost supplier sourcing, business cash improvements and supplier consolidation activities.


Basic Qualifications:

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.

Must be willing and able to travel 30% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with

strategic sourcing within manufacturing is preferred, industries can span from aerospace, biotech, automotive or retail.

Some previous experience with the fabrication commodity would be helpful, this can include the previous sourcing of sheet metal, assemblies, welding and other special processes.

Experience in mechanical engineering.

Experience with artificial intelligence projects including business intelligence.

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.

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

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