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Raytheon Technologies Director of Operations (Remote) in Remote City, Kansas

This position leads manufacturing operations for a large value stream. The incumbent will be responsible for sustaining and or improving and developing processes and controls to ensure customer satisfaction, on time delivery, NPI execution, operational efficiency, quality, SIOP, EH&S, facility and cost.

This is a remote role with up to 75% travel expected (domestic and international).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Align with Collins Aerospace culture to attract, retain and develop top talent.

  • Create a coaching environment that breeds leaders thru robust processes, training programs, ACE tool usage and systematic controls using trust, respect, inclusion, collaboration and knowledge.

  • Effectively lead in a highly matrixed organization.

  • Ensure alignment, adoption and implementation of the Collins Quality Management system.

  • Ensure process and controls in place to achieve and sustain 100% OTD for all customers.

  • Drive overall business performance using ACE(Lean) tools and process standards.

  • Oversee and direct cost reduction efforts and process improvements for a large value stream to ensure efficiency of operations and cost effectiveness.

  • Oversee and direct scheduling for a value stream to ensure that the plants meet established targets and standards.

  • Strategically design processes for sequencing of work such as build and delivery for a large value stream to ensure smooth operations and optimal use of resources.

  • Design innovative strategies for materials and logistics problem resolution for a large value stream to ensure availability of materials and smooth operations.

  • Ideate and implement policies for cell performance and productivity for a large value stream to maximize productivity.

  • Oversee and direct production innovation, including additive manufacturing, for a value stream to enhance production capabilities.

  • Consult and strategically advise customers to ensure that customers’ needs are met.

  • Oversee production operations (shop floor management, workforce management, and flow disruption management), maintenance, plant engineering, scheduling and personnel.

  • Manage the work of manufacturing production disciplines in the Operations function.

  • Perform professional or management work regularly across multiple Manufacturing disciplines.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 14 years prior relevant experience OR

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 12 years of experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 18 years of relevant experience is required.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Full P&L ownership experience preferred.

  • Low volume mixed model experience preferred.

  • Aircraft interior manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Direct customer management experience preferred.

  • Lean organization knowledge and experience preferred.

  • Proven performance leading in a highly matrixed organization preferred.

  • Strong working financial knowledge of P&L.

  • AS9100 knowledge preferred.

  • Ability to travel up to 75%,

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 Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?

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.

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.

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.