Rockwell Collins Manufacturing Program Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 10501

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Manufacturing Program Specialist to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins 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 Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

Provides coordination and direction for production functions for assigned programs. This team member will function as an industrial focal point for key customers and will be based out of Cedar Rapids, IA. Will have responsibility for ensuring adherence to customer requirements across Commercial Systems Iowa locations and will guide activities and resources within operations to ensure successful accomplishment of the program plan. Uses independent judgment to make decisions in day- to-day job responsibilities the majority of the time under general supervision.

Job Responsibilities

  • Working knowledge of industry practices and standards and use of professional concepts. Applies functional or technical principles, theories, and concepts

  • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes within Operations

  • Provide coordination and support for all Industrial aspects during the development and transition to production for products developed and manufactured in the Iowa Regional Locations for key customers

  • Builds productive working relationships internally and externally to effectively manage product transition issues/risks. Frequent internal company and occasional external company contacts.

  • Ensure all data is available at the right level for customer reviews and key milestones

  • Lead the overall IPCA+/PRA preparation, dry runs, assessment, and action plan follow up by coordinating efforts between cross functional groups and subject matter experts

  • Coordinate with work package leaders to ensure data consistency

  • Establish process & tools for customer requirement compliance

  • Coordinate with cross functional teams across the enterprise for process improvements

  • Assist with any transfers of work for new or existing products

  • Host/Support requested customer on-site visits

  • Maintain customer required documentation (eg. Industrial Quality Dossier, Supply Chain Dossier)

  • Assist with industrial deliverables (DFMEA, PFMEA, KCs, Control Plan, VSM, Manufacturing Flow Charts, etc…..)

  • Assist with continuous improvement projects

  • Provides direction and oversight to ensure that technical problems of moderate scope and complexity are avoided and/or resolved.

  • Develop and build relationships with key customers

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline or in the absence of a degree six years of related experience

US Citizenship is requried.

Candidate must have project management and manufacturing experience.

Desired experience:

Experience leading projects

Experience with continuous improvement tools

Experience working with customers and/or cross functional groups

At Rockwell Collins, 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 Rockwell Collins 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!

Rockwell Collins 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.