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Raytheon Technologies Supply Chain Architect 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

Do you want to be part of a new, exciting initiative to combine foundational IT with new digital technologies? Our Digital Technology (DT) team is driving business efficiencies and a better customer experience by connecting technologies, people, information and processes. From making aircraft more electric, intelligent and integrated to building new software platforms such as Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, there’s no better place to be right now than in digital. If you’re an agile thinker who enjoys utilizing modern technology to make big improvements, then you’re a perfect fit for this team. Join Collins Aerospace and help us revolutionize the aerospace industry today!

Collins Aerospace Business Architecture team is dedicated to enabling world class business system solutions leveraging SAP and related information technology solutions. Digital Technologies is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Supply Chain Architect to be a part of the Enterprise Architecture team. We are seeking individuals with strong Supply Chain background that can provide technology and architectural leadership, strategic direction and long-term vision that supports the overall business goals. This individual will be 100% remote.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Make recommendations on strategic direction and roadmap for the use and implementation of SAP applications, as well as integrated third-party systems, aligned with business strategies

  • Development of mid to long term business capability roadmaps highlighting key business outcomes that will be enabled

  • Evangelize the future/to-be Supply Chain tech stack with business and digital stakeholders

  • Transform business strategy, needs and key outcomes into high level architectural deliverables (Whitepapers, Reference Architectures, Design Approach Reviews etc.)

  • Advocate and enforce applicable standards, policies, procedures, and SAP best practices adoption and use

  • Lead and facilitate cross functional solution design discussions with business stakeholders, technology service owners, business analysts and developers

  • Participate in business, data, application, and infrastructure planning, providing insight into future of technology footprint within Supply Chain

  • Evaluate new technologies and create proposals for their adoption based on business goals, benefits, and risks

  • Ensure stability and scalability of Supply Chain solutions and its cross functional integration

  • Champion continuous improvement, driving inefficiencies out of implemented processes and solutions

  • Perform site assessment and provide recommendations for improvements

  • Mentor junior architects and analysts to develop a deep talent pool

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must be available to travel less than 10%

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization

  • 10 – 15+ years of SAP full cycle implementation enterprise experience

  • Business process expertise in the Source to Pay value stream

  • Cross functional understanding of business processes, specifically in the areas of Planning, Procurement, Quality, manufacturing, logistics and finance

  • Technical/functional experience with SAP Materials Management and Production Planning modules

  • Deep knowledge and understanding of SAP products as well as core business processes and industry best practices

  • Experience in S/4 HANA, Ariba, EWM and IBP/Kinaxis is highly desirable

  • Experience developing SAP architecture to meet business requirements in complex environments

  • Strong leadership skills, with ability to interface with business and DT executives

  • Ability to present and discuss strategies that establishes rapport, persuades others, and establishes understanding for technical and non-technical audiences

  • Proven track record as an architect, crafting new solutions and delivering business outcomes

  • Demonstrates experience of delivering business process change

  • Ability to manage customer expectations, resource fluctuations, constantly changing priorities, and delays in deliverables, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of integration between MM/PP and other modules (SD/LE, FI-CO, QM etc.)

  • Completed at least one full cycle implementation of Ariba

  • Relevant SAP and enterprise architecture certifications such as TOGAF, SAP Activate, IASA

  • Certified in APICS CSCP

    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.

    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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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.