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United Technologies Corporation Specialist, Program Manager in Fairfield, California

Job ID: 01266453

City: Fairfield

State: California

Country: United States

Category: General Management

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HCA09: Interiors (Propulation) -Fairf 3530 Branscombe Road, Fairfield, CA, 94533 USA

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, 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.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

The Project Manager is responsible for leading the team to successfully execute the implementation of assigned projects. The project team can consist of one or more members, and may be from various departments. Responsible for execution of assigned projects by managing tasks associated with project planning, risk management, scheduling, and intra-departmental communication / planning.


  • The Project Manager (PM) will manage OEM programs.

  • The Project Manager has direct accountability for the success of OEM product line program(s) as measured in all terms and requirements of the applicable contract, by profitability/cost expectations set by the Program Manager and by the measure of customer satisfaction.

  • The Project Manager manages and coordinates the activities of all assigned customer service representatives (CSRs).

  • Leadership responsibility through all phases of the program management process, specifically ensuring the team achieves all deliverable outputs

  • Has overall responsibility for program leadership, execution and customer contact for assigned OEM programs. Successfully manage program requirements within schedule and budget.

  • Collaborate with a variety of functional areas inside and outside the organization to deliver program results responsive to internal and external customer requirements. Interprets, executes and establishes operating policies and processes. Responsible for meeting the program objectives such as technical performance, non-recurring cost, recurring cost targets, P/L, inventory and risk management and manage program compliance.

  • Conducts periodic internal and customer reviews

  • Drives the Collins Aerospace Mission and Operating Principles by modeling the Four Gears and driving the Interiors Mission, Vision, Values and Legacies

  • Ensures compliance to all applicable policies, laws, rules and regulations.

  • Ensures employee safety through the continued education and discussion of the Cardinal Rules for EH&S and Quality

  • Responsible for explaining company policies and regulations to subordinate groups.

  • Applies the Corporate Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and implements effective affirmative actions to assist the company in the attainment of goals and objectives

  • Perform other related duties as requirements develop.

  • Ensure compliance with Collins Aerospace EHS and Ethical Policies and with Federal, State and local laws


  • Required BA/BS degree w/5+ years experience OR MA/MS degree w/3+ years experience


  • Previous Program Management or Project Management role required

  • Must have demonstrated the ability to strategically organize and complete projects, tasks and business objectives

  • Ability to motivate

  • Capable of driving issues through to completion

  • Experience of leading change & process improvements

  • Experienced in leading cross functional teams through project closure

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate verbally and written at all levels internally and externally.

  • Strong leadership abilities, interpersonal skills and teaming attitude.

  • Strong continuous improvement skills and customer focus.

  • Ability to multi task and work in a fast paced environment.

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills.

  • Strong computer skills, (SAP, Office and Visual Manufacturing)

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 Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from the company for more than 1 year


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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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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