Operating System Specialist (Continuous Improvement) (Hybrid)

Raytheon Technologies Corp Chula Vista , CA 91909

Posted 2 months ago

Date Posted:



United States of America


HCA21: Aerostructures - Chula Vista 850 Lagoon Blvd, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 USA

Collins Aerospace is looking for an Operating System Specialist to support continuous improvement (CI) opportunities with the Airbus A220 and Embraer E190/E195-E2 Program. You will participate and lead projects across the organization to eliminate waste and improve performance metrics utilizing CORE/CI or other lean tools. You will also coach and train team members across the organization on the application of CORE/CI tools.

  • This position will work a Hybrid schedule from either the Chula Vista, CA or Riverside, CA Collins Aerospace facility.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participates in execution of operational plans in support of policy deployment goals and initiatives for the organization.

  • Contributes to the improvement of metrics (safety, cost, quality, schedule) and ensuring targets are met including event/project closure results achieved.

  • Participates in projects/transformations/kaizen events with groups internal and external to the program.

  • Actively participates/leads in resolution of difficult or complex problems.

  • Actively improves and implements current and new processes and standards that will have impact on the achievement of functional results.

  • Coaching and training individuals and teams within the business on their CORE & CI maturity.

  • Participates in identifying and sharing best practices across the organization.

  • Measures and drives CORE/CI progression within direct team.

  • Builds networks across the organization and discipline.

  • Identifies knowledge gaps within direct team and supports closure plan.

  • Able to travel up to 20% domestically and internationally (when circumstances permit).

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Continuous Improvement/Lean/Six Sigma or equivalent experience

  • Manufacturing background/experience

  • Experience with composite manufacturing and aerospace industry experience, related to nacelle components preferred

  • GD&T experience

  • Team Center, SAP knowledge

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.

Our Advanced Structures team leverages advanced materials and additive manufacturing to develop complex interior and exterior solutions. These solutions ensure structural integrity of the aircraft, help aircraft take off and land, stay trim in the air, move forward, carry cargo and conduct rescues. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement - we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

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.

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

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

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.

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