United Technologies Corporation Sr Manager, Engineering CPT in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job ID: 15210

City: Cedar Rapids

State: Iowa

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type:


Requisition ID: 15210

Hiring Manager: Christopher J Ziehr

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We are currently searching for a Sr Manager, Engineering CPT to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates.

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, 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.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

Job Summary

Collins Aerospace Avionics Concepts, Practices, and Tools (CPT) organization is seeking a Sr Engineering Manager with a passion for problem solving and satisfying customers through the delivery of improvements to the global engineering ecosystem that provide compelling gains to the consistency, efficiency, and productivity of product development efforts across the enterprise. This position is responsible for leading a cross-functional team to provide a variety of services to product engineering that include process management and improvement, training development and delivery, and software tool procurement, development, deployment, and support.

CPT is at the forefront of providing state-of-the-art solutions that dramatically increases Collins Aerospace Avionics Engineering productivity and effectivity. Our recognized success has been based on the friendly, informal, and highly-cooperative team environment we've put in place, as well as across-the-board depth of talent. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Collins Aerospace as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It’s an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Collins Aerospace.

Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have many of the following skills/experience:

  • Passion for challenging and developing people

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

  • Desire to apply critical thinking

  • Experience with Agile teams

  • Ability to collaborate and work with others to find the best possible solution

  • Ability to assess environments and trends to develop strategies

Responsibilities include:

  • Manages individual talent and is responsible for a team of contributors

  • Responsible for success (technical, schedule, etc.) of assigned/allocated tasks and activities

  • Leverages advanced principles, theories, and concepts of complex technical subjects to provide direction for employees

  • Assigns resources to work assignments

  • Actively addresses employee performance and development issues

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and controlling responsibilities for team

  • Responsible for the development and technical coaching of staff

  • Provides guidance to direct reports within the latitude of established departmental policies and objectives

  • Responsible for onboarding and assimilation of new hires

  • Interfaces with external agencies, internal customers, tool vendors, and partner organizations within the company to ensure effective two-way communication of needs and results

  • Maintains awareness of technology within the domains of their area of responsibility and develops technology strategies for those domains

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline; identified skills and experience.

  • US Citizen/Permanent Resident

At Collins Aerospace, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Collins Aerospace University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that’s just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.


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