Manufacturing Operations Manager

Website Collins Aerospace

Job Highlights

Title Manufacturing Operations Manager
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Operations/Manufacturing
Location Burnsville, MN, United States
Company Collins Aerospace

Company Profile

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. It has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Manufacturing Operations Manager who will lead and motivate a team of professionals setting goals and driving achievement.

Strategically plan, direct, monitor, and continuously improve production.

Education Level

  • Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) preferred.

Work Experience

  • Aerospace or avionics manufacturing experience.
  • Background in Manufacturing Support in a high-mix factory.
  • Experience using analytical and problem-solving skills to effectively identify and resolve issues and mitigate risks.
  • Experience with metal joining processes such as welding and brazing.
  • Human Factors Engineering experience.
  • LEAN Certification.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional departments to improve process, performance, and management efficiency to achieve business goals.
  • Create a culture that boosts employee morale, and engagement, and improves retention.
  • Deploy innovative techniques and customer service strategies to achieve the highest standards of service delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Formulate and lead Continuous Improvement projects from Identified opportunities for Safety, People, Quality, Delivery, and Cost (SPQDC).
  • Identify, develop, and groom a strong internal succession pipeline.
  • Lead a team of Senior/Supervisors and Manufacturing Engineers to maximize productivity through effective leadership and team development.
  • Own compliance to standard operating procedures and quality and safety requirements from local and international quality standards.
  • Own responsibility for smooth operations by planning, organizing, and controlling all production-related activities.
  • Proactively evaluate, report, develop, and implement improvement programs such as on-time delivery, productivity, manufacturing cost/expenses, inventory, safety performance, 5S housekeeping, customer feedback, and overtime expenses.


  • Collins Enterprise Values include trust, accountability, respect, collaboration, and innovation.
  • Detail-oriented and capable of managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve operational goals.
  • Proven ability to facilitate difficult conversations and communicate early, and concisely with individuals at all organizational levels.


  • Adoption Assistance
  • Autism Benefit
  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contributions, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Optional coverages you can buy pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Tuition reimbursement program

Employer’s Statement

Raytheon Technologies is an Equal Opportunity 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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