Full Time Posted 20 days ago
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United States of America


W61: Puerto Rico - Aerospace Felicia Industrial Park, Santa Isabel, PR, 00757 USA

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Collins Aerospace is seeking a Site Industrial Engineering Senior Manager to lead continuous improvement strategy and execution, using lean, six sigma & Industrial Engineering capabilities to further develop the continuous improvement culture.  This position develops, implements, and supports continuous improvement initiatives to support growth and improved customer satisfaction through operations improvement that includes, but are not limited to safety, customer value proposition, quality, productivity, delivery, cycle reduction, waste elimination and growth, margin expansion, and inventory.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the site in the implementation of Industrial Engineering tools to:
    • Oversee implementation and iteration of enterprise-wide improvement initiatives.
    • Work cross-functionally to imbed Industrial Engineering tools and processes in manufacturing or assembly facilities.
    • Study product requirements and determine capital equipment and labor staffing to meet requirements.
    • Conduct machine capacity analysis and identify/manage improvement initiatives to increase efficiency (OEE)
    • Conduct labor capacity analysis and identify/manage improvement initiatives to increase efficiency & productivity.
    • Gather and analyze historical data, forecasting future demand, assessing available resources, balancing capacity and demand, identifying constraints, and developing long-term and short-term mitigation strategies.
    • Develop methods to increase productivity, maximize efficiency and manage human capital more effectively.
    • Design layouts of equipment and workspace and improving process flow Participating in and leading Kaizen events
  • Analyzes efficiency data to identify opportunities for improvements.
  • Supervise assigned Industrial Engineers and provide necessary guidance to ensure goals are accomplished.
  • Participates in Gemba walks, continuous improvement initiatives, standard work development /modification /adherence, flow, takt time attainment, and problem-solving abnormalities causing takt misses.
  • Support the launch of all activities needed to incorporate Lean Transformation and daily management into the Value Stream culture, including:
    • Assisting in identifying on-going training needs
    • Supporting communication of the direction of Lean Transformation and daily management initiatives to employees
    • Utilizing a change management model to drive the lean culture transformation for the Value Stream
    • Ensure high levels of engagement for Rapid Improvement Events and Value Stream(s)
    • Drive continuous improvement culture change through coaching of employees and leaders to drive lean behaviors and follow the principles and practices of lean manufacturing.
    • Track all changes/improvements made to provide Value Stream Leadership/Management the assurance that changes are effective and lasting.
    • Review new procedures/controls and appraising the efficiency and effectiveness of operations, and working with the Value Stream Coach, Site Leader, Department Managers and Supervisors to resolve any issues that might arise during implementation and/or maintenance phases
    • Execute other tasks and projects, as required.
    • Comply with the company's policies and procedures including those related to safety and quality compliance
  • Develop and mature the Industrial Engineering team / ensure bench strength

Qualifications/Experience Needed:

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 10 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated professional or educational experience communicating in English (verbal and written).
  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are authorized to access information under this program/contract.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor in Industrial Engineering, preferred
  • Experience in continuous improvement (eg Lean, 5S, Six Sigma, Kaizen, etc.)
  • APICS CPIM Certification or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Collins Aerospace, an RTX 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.

The next chapter of our future as an aerospace company is here, and we are excited about what this means for our employees and customers! Get onboard the Collins Aerospace Operations team and play a part in managing our innovative products from inception to delivery. The Operations team continues to grow and aims to strengthen the connection of Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain and Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) across Collins Aerospace. In this dynamic environment, you will have the opportunity to network across our businesses and functions, all while improving the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations worldwide.

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 ensure the role type (defined below) is appropriate for your needs before applying to 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.

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 
  • Participation in the Employee Scholar Program (ESP) 
  • Life insurance and disability coverage 
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 8 free counseling sessions 
  • And more! 

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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Senior Manager, Industrial Engineering (Onsite)
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