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Raytheon Technologies Supply Chain & Materials Co-op (Summer/Fall 2022) in West Des Moines, Iowa

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.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

Position overview

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support cost reduction initiatives

  • Support assigned supplier negotiations

  • Develop data analytic tool sets that improve efficiency

  • Support/develop/manage key supplier relationship strategies

  • Evaluate sourcing options to align and leverage business unit awards

  • Engage with the Supply Chain team and assist in tracking and driving supplier performance

  • Interact with other internal departments to improve efficiencies within the Supply Chain and Materials team.

  • Other responsibilities as required

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially with Excel and/or other data tools

  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Must be able to work independently with some direction

  • Professional who is results oriented and a team player

  • Great collaborator willing to reach out to subject matter experts for help and also be patient and calm under pressure

  • Travel Requirement: < 5%

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

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

Preferred Qualification:

  • Prior internship experience preferred but not required

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

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.


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.