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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01468583 Most Recent Date Posted 09/01/2021 City Charlotte State North Carolina Country United States

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United States of America


HNC01: UTAS Headquarters (HS) 2730 West Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC, 28217 USA

Global Strategic Sourcing Commodity leader for Cargo and Hoist and  Winch Machined Metals. This role manages a team whose responsibilities include the development and timely execution of commodity strategies thru partnership and collaboration with business unit Supply Chain group. This role manages pre-covid spend of $80MM. 

This individual can sit at any Collins Aerospace domestic location or remote.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development and execution of commodity and supplier development strategies for direct product that supports the strategic objectives of the Business Unit and Company

  • Responsible for managing a matrixed functional team to ensure the achievement of key goals in the areas of supplier performance, product cost reduction, management and execution of supplier agreements and monitor the compliance to those agreements

  • Conduct RFQs and perform bid analysis

  • Lead contract negotiator for team and to support team members in complex negotiations

  • Organize efforts with regards to supplier performance improvements, expedite requests, and supplier onsite support on critical recovery plans

  • Work with Business Unity Procurement, Engineering, Supply Chain Quality and Program Management to ensure the successful material flow into the factories and successful transfer of production requirements to new suppliers

  • Lead multiple buy to buy and make to buy projects

  • Collaborate with leadership from other Business Units and the corporate commodity organization to develop broad based commodity or supplier strategies

  • Coach, train, mentor and support development of team members

  • Drive special projects with Suppliers and cross-functional teams across the organization

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience OR Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience. In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required

  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

  • Must be willing and able to travel 25% of the time (domestic & international)

  • 3+ years of prior Supply Chain experience

  • 2+ years experience with work transfers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience negotiating contracts

  • BS and MBA preferred with 5-10 years plus experience in supply chain

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.

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.

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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