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Proposal Specialist - Aftermarket

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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01480465 Most Recent Date Posted 10/18/2021 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

The Aftermarket Proposal Specialist will be responsible for supporting the Customer Service Sales Team of approximately 30 associates and the Commercial Aftermarket Proposal Process for over 350 proposals annually.  The proposals are typically long term and range from single product to multi-product and cross business unit. The proposals frequently are unique and complex requiring close attention to detail while working to tight deadlines with many stakeholders. 

Process improvement is key to our operating environment and the successful candidate will be a key participant.  This position requires the ability to work independently as well as multitasking several proposals at a time in addition to being able to communicate with multiple business units across the Collins Aftermarket organization.  There will be daily interaction with other functions that support the process such as Contracts, Finance, Business development, Intertrade and the Flight Sense teams.  

This position can be based in one of the following Collin Aerospace site locations; Charlotte NC, Windsor Locks CT, Rockford IL. This is a hybrid position with opportunity to work remotely a few days a week.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Become fluent with the proposal process and be able to follow the standard work as well as be receptive and adaptive to unique requests that may deviate from standard.
  • Review and interpret incoming request forms received from the sales team and identify which applicable functions and businesses units are needed to support the requests.
  • Prioritize requests and schedule/host the standing proposal meetings with all required attendees. 
  • Schedule/host working together meetings with individual business units reviewing open proposal queue including status of overdue inputs and/or approvals.
  • Schedule/host daily tag up calls with finance pricing team to status open proposal queue report.
  • Interpret business case submittals with the financials to create the proposal approval requests which involve creating or revising customer proposal documents in Microsoft Word as well as the creation of pricing tables within Microsoft Excel.
  • Investigation such as data mining using SharePoint and Microsoft Dynamics to deep dive into previous proposal requests for the sales team to understand the backstory of what was worked previously in order to support follow on activities within the ongoing sales process such as negotiation support.

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
  • Must be willing to travel < 10%
  • Must be a US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous exposure to proposals in the Aerospace Industry preferred
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Applications to include Excel capabilities
  • Prior experience using Salesforce
  • Ability to multi-task on high priorities with aggressive deadlines
  • Customer Service experience and/or experience in customer focused environments

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.

At Collins Aerospace, our customers are at the core of our business. And meeting each of their unique needs is the key to our success. The Customer & Account Management organization plays a critical role at Collins Aerospace both internally and externally. We provide executive-level support to major original equipment manufacturers and defense customers, and support our Strategic Business Units (SBUs) by augmenting key relationships and maintaining an excellent customer experience. Internally, we develop and support our SBUs by strategically planning and capturing future growth opportunities while ensuring customer satisfaction. If you want to advance your career while contributing to a vision that helps our customers redefine the aerospace industry, then consider landing here!

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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