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RTX Corporation Project Manager (Onsite) 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

Position Role Type:


01633762 Project Manager (Onsite)


This requisition is for a Project Manager on the Site Project and Execution Team in Cedar Rapids, IA. The person hired for this position will apply advanced project management concepts, techniques, analysis, and decision tools to promote and implement changes in manufacturing operations to achieve site goals. The overarching roles and responsibilities skills of this position are improving quality, reducing costs, and improving the flow of product with an emphasis on standard work. This position will provide the opportunity for working in a team environment of manufacturing engineers, production personnel, management, and other support organizations.

This position will be performed onsite at our Collins location in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Primary Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities for this position will be primarily site level project management and providing guidance and support to teams needing additional production management support. This job will focus primarily on these areas:

  • Lead and support projects that have site level impact with an emphasis on long-term sustainment

  • Delivery of complex engineering projects to time and cost

  • High level of customer focus - Take time to understand stakeholder requirements, effectively plan and execute to meet these requirements

  • Customer key point of contact at working level for all items associated with project scope

  • Drive milestone achievements to realize full potential of project plans (including SPI, CPI, risk and opportunity management)

  • Project reporting and accountability for financial performance

  • Responsible for all project outcomes associated with work scope covering but not limited to cost, schedule and quality

  • Responsible administration of all project activities including but not limited to: schedule management, cadence reviews, cost benefit tracking at project level, risk reviews, sustainment plans, and ensuring all gate reviews are effectively completed in a timely manner

  • Managing and building effective internal and external relationships

  • Support others to achieve continuous learning and self-development

  • Develop plans that are aligned with corporate policies and budgets

  • Use effective communications to persuade and convince stakeholders to reach consensus in challenging situations, encouraging a culture of compliance

    Qualifications/Experience Needed:

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience OR an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience leading teams and viewed as subject-matter expert within discipline

  • Experience with Project Management acumen and tools

  • Prior Aerospace or manufacturing experience

  • Project Management qualifications would be advantageous- PMI/APM or equivalent

  • Prosci Certified and able to apply change management techniques and tools when needed

  • Microsoft Power BI/Power Automate/Power Apps

  • Proficient in Microsoft Project

  • Willingness and ability to build relationships and work well within teams, as well as work autonomously and be creative and innovative in project approaches.

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.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

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.


  • Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

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 program

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection

  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits

  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Autism Benefit

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions

  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services

  • Teladoc Medical Experts, 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.

    RTX 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 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.