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Raytheon Technologies Quality Manager in West Des Moines, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA02: Engine Comp (TFT) - WDM 4th St 811 Fourth Street, West Des Moines, IA, 50265 USA Ensures that the quality of Collins Aerospace suppliers, products and processes are compliant with internal and regulatory standards and are continuously improving.

Primary Responsibilities:

Own the execution of long-term strategy (e.g., more than 3 years) and the operational direction, for the Engine Nozzles businesses located in West Des Moines and Carroll Iowa

Manage a team of primarily experienced professionals.

Influence others outside of own job function regarding policies, practices and procedures.

Support and follow all rules/guidelines/standards set by EHS, Quality, and Continuous Improvement functions as set by your leader and position.

Develop and manages plans, guidelines, policies and processes, to ensure the achievement of quality targets.

Lead implementation of organization projects and processes to ensure overall quality is continuously improving.

Oversee quality improvement processes to ensure on-going reductions in Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) and escapes.

Manage teams collecting and analyzing quality information from multiple sources to develop long-term quality strategy and programs.

Manage teams providing production process analyses, ensuring quality standards are met and making recommendations for quality improvement.

Manage and direct Quality team in driving Quality goals and initiatives on COPQ/SRR Reduction, Escape Management and QMS Compliance.

Drive and engage collaborative relationships with key functional groups to achieve desired business results.

Drive achievement of Customer Scorecards to Green.

Provide strong evaluation and planning techniques to ensure successful execution of key Quality initiatives.

Manage and lead cross functional teams by expanding sphere of influence to educate and engage team in data driven disciplined business decisions.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of relevant experience


Advance degree and 5 years of relevant experience


In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required

Must be a US Person

Preferred Qualifications:

Fundamental understanding and prior management of aerospace or other comprehensive quality management system, such as ISO9001 and/or AS9100 International Standard.

Auditing experience beneficial.

ACE/Lean/Six Sigma (Certified ACE Associate Preferred)

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.


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.

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