Principal Program Manager (m/f/x), Fighter & Bomber Avionics EUMEA, Heidelberg, Germany

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Heidelberg, Germany

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Heidelberg, Germany

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Job summary:

In this role you will provide leadership and management oversight of avionics project teams assuring the project’s financials, schedule and technical objectives are met and that the highest level of customer satisfaction is achieved.

This new position will support/manage current and future prestigious fighter programs like FCAS and Tempest.

This position is located in our Heidelberg facility. While our strong preference is for the selected candidate to be on location, we will consider experienced candidates working part time from home office. Reports to the Director Fighter & Bomber Avionics, EUMEA

Job Responsibilities:

Accountable for all aspects of assigned development or production programs including execution (cost, schedule, technical performance, quality, inventory management, and customer engagement) and ensuring program commitments are met, having the authority to make cogent and timely decisions related to the project

Acts as primary point of contact between Collins Heidelberg and the customer program office, suppliers, and key customer stakeholders

Responsible and accountable to the Business Segment Management for program execution, profitability, timeliness, and overall success. Makes decisions that are cost effective to the company and ensures assigned projects meet financial commitments for orders, sales, profit and cash flow

Leads or participates in the creation of new business, new business strategies, product roadmaps and captures including development of strategic and financial plans. Leads the development and delivery of new business captures and proposals

Acts as the interface to the customer, while building and maintaining a personal customer and industry network


Min Bachelors’ degree in a technical field

Minimum 10 years of demonstrated experience leading and inspiring diverse teams in a high tempo environment

Successful, proven past performance in leading and managing multi-discipline avionics project teams

Experience in managing complex avionics development projects and/or integrated product teams

Experience interacting and managing programs for Aerospace Primes and/or Ministry of Defense

Experience with military procurement agencies

Expertise in project management and very strong presentation and organizational skills

Highly adaptable with a high degree of initiative

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

New business capture lead experience / proposal manager experience

Experience in the military and/or fixed wing technology, platforms and markets

Detailed knowledge of the defense aerospace market

Fluent in German and English is a must

Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

Deep understanding of the Collins Management System

Working experience in a global matrix organization with an integrated business model, preferably in a US company

Willing and able to travel about 30%, based Heidelberg or regionally working remotely

Military background is beneficial

Be part of our Team:

Join our multicultural team and work with people from different countries

Flexible working times, opportunity to work in Home office, 30 days of vacation

Industry-specific pay

Company sponsored pension plan

Corporate health management

Internal and external training opportunities to promote the continuous learning and development of our employees

Global career opportunities at over 300 sites worldwide

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.

RTX Raytheon / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBRTX-01600381  2023.03.10

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