Rockwell Collins Sr Project Manager - Comm, Nav and EW Solutions in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 14698

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 Collins Aerospace 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 Sr Project Manager - Comm, Nav and EW Solutions to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). 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 Summary

Provides project management expertise by planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating functional department activities to achieve cost, schedule, and performance requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Projects Budget: $50K-$100K.

  • Matrix Subordinates: Exempt: 3-7, Non-Exempt: 2-4.

  • Provides project management expertise for single medium-sized or several intermediate-sized projects. On strategic projects, may have more senior team members but potentially smaller staff size and/or partially loan subject matter experts (SMEs).

  • Projects span multiple locations and subcontractors as required. May develop and captures new business. Is senior location Project Management representative or major company rep to customer community.

  • Supervises project(s) and/or the unit work force. Accountable for equipment and systems.

  • Directs internal communications. Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates functional department activities to achieve cost, schedule, and performance requirements. Participates with project team to ensure the utilization of appropriate solutions to meet the customer's requirements. Champions change to align organization with customer strategies.

  • Has prime responsibility for schedule, performance, & cost attainment. Plans, schedules, assigns, and controls work within the unit. Takes all possible actions to avoid or minimize problem areas. Anticipates and avoids problems and if necessary, revises project plans as permitted by policy and project requirements.

  • Presents proposals, status reports, EAC letters, and customer status though division management and group.

  • May estimate, review and/or approve costs.

  • Thorough understanding of Project Management through experience to expand sales and maximize profits.

  • Demonstrates leadership skills.

  • Results oriented with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of company and customers.

  • Individual job duties may vary.

Basic Qualifications

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

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.