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United Technologies Corporation Specialist Project Manager in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job ID: 01320729

City: Cedar Rapids

State: Iowa

Country: United States

Category: General Management

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Date Posted:

2019-05-22-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Do you want to be part of a new, exciting initiative to combine foundational IT with new digital technologies? Our Digital Technology team is driving business efficiencies and a better customer experience by connecting technologies, people, information and processes. From making aircraft more electric, intelligent and integrated to building new software platforms such as Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, there’s no better place to be right now than in digital. If you’re an agile thinker who enjoys utilizing modern technology to make big improvements, then you’re a perfect fit for this team. Join Collins Aerospace to help us revolutionize the aerospace industry today!Do you want to be part of a new, exciting initiative to combine foundational IT with new digital technologies? Our Digital Technology team is driving business efficiencies and a better customer experience by connecting technologies, people, information and processes. From making aircraft more electric, intelligent and integrated to building new software platforms such as Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, there’s no better place to be right now than in digital. If you’re an agile thinker who enjoys utilizing modern technology to make big improvements, then you’re a perfect fit for this team. Join Collins Aerospace to help us revolutionize the aerospace industry today!

Job Summary

At Collins Aerospace, it’s our people who make the difference and are the backbone of our technologies. We are currently searching for a Senior IT Project Manager to join our team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 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 cornerstone of their careers, helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. Join Collins Aerospace and help shape our future while creating yours.

This position is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Relocation to Cedar Rapids is preferred. Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates.

Job Responsibilities:

  • ​​​​​The Digital Technology Program Management Office is currently searching for a Senior IT Project Manager to join our team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Sr IT Project Manager will have responsibilities for planning and executing Collins Aerospace Digital Technology projects that contribute to the achievement of our company’s strategic roadmap.

  • The ideal candidate will effectively lead the planning and implementation of projects to enable the organization to succeed and meet strategic deliverables.

  • This position focuses on managing multiple Digital Technology projects, which may include implementation of third party solutions, application development and infrastructure optimization solutions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicate and manage project vision with project leadership team to ensure an understanding of the project plan and scope in conjunction with company’s commitments and customer expectations.

  • Define deliverables, scope of work and develop detailed schedule for projects to ensure value is provided to the customer/requestor and business objective and goals are met.

  • Build highly effective project teams, and establish effective relationships with impacted departments and functional areas.

  • Communicate expectations and instill accountability in team members.

  • Resolve conflicts, promote work sharing, and motivate teams toward common goals.

  • Apply project management principles including project financial management, scope and schedule management, risk and opportunity management, critical problem solving, variance and root cause analysis techniques to ensure on time delivery of product capabilities that meet customer requirements.

  • Make timely and sound business decisions that support the business objectives of Collins Aerospace.

  • Summarize and present key information to Senior Leadership enabling them to make decisions.

  • Manage multiple projects, tasks, and resources through effective organization, prioritization, and time management practices to meet operational objectives.

  • Participate in continuous process improvement and lean initiatives.

Requirements:

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

  • Experience with project oversight of software development initiatives.

  • Experience building and managing schedules in MS Project.

  • Experience using MS Office tools.

  • Experience with SAP.

  • Ability to travel up to 20-30% of time.

  • Senior/Executive leadership presence.

  • Ability to drive project forward after receiving initial direction.

Preferred experience (not required):

  • Experience working in a government and/or manufacturing environment.

  • Experience managing projects in the following areas

  • ​​​​​​​IT cyber security

  • Mobile applications

  • Collaboration tools

  • Business Warehouse

  • Cloud solutions

  • Experience with multiple project methodologies including agile Scrum methodology.

  • Experience leading ERP alignment activities.

  • Experience leading ERP data migration activities

  • Program Management Professional (PMP) certification.

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.

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

• Tuition reimbursement

• Life insurance and disability coverage

• And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

United Technologies Corporation 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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Qualification:

United Technologies Corporation 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.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.

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