Mgr, Logistics/Transportation (Onsite)


Cedar Rapids, IA

Date Posted:



United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

Position Role Type:


This role will be performed Onsite at our Collins Aerospace location in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Transportation / Relationship Management:

    • Act as an internal / external consultant

    • Understand requests from stakeholders, triage situations and provide best possible solutions

    • Build relationships and work across multiple internal functional groups such as but not limited to: Digital Technology, Global Trade, Program Managers, Value Stream Leaders, Central Logistics, Procurement, Sourcing and Accounts Payable among others

    • Build relationships with internal stakeholders and site Logistics / Financial leads

    • Build relationships, have open communication and work closely with 3PL’s, local and national carriers to execute acceptable OTD, resolve any issues that may arise and manage carrier performance in general

    • Build relationships, have open communication and work closely with our freight payment and audit supplier(s) - FBAP

    • Participate in QBR’s for some carriers

    • Help internal stakeholders set up truckload shipments

    • Provide guidance to internal stakeholders and suppliers on proper shipping processes, account numbers to use, direct them to correct contacts if not the transportation group, claims process

    • Work with site Logistics leads in order to resolve shipping / receiving / payment issues

    • Partner with Sourcing and Contracts in order to keep some local carrier contracts in place

    • Liaison between Risk Management and other internal stakeholders for claims and high value shipments

    • Liaison between Global Trade and internal stakeholders / suppliers / customers

    • Work on various projects for Logistics groups as necessary

    • Attend Central Logistics calls and meetings

    • Work with Central Logistics teams on projects to achieve Corporate cost savings goals

    • Participate in RFP activities for carrier contract renewals when needed

    • Help with implementation of TMS

  • Freight Bill Audit and Payment (FBAP):

    • Onboarding and management of carriers

    • Create and implement coding logic, correct any issues and review for any future updates

    • Approve exceptions on supplier’s website for shipments that don’t fit implemented coding logic

    • Manage all client ID’s to ensure shipments are being worked by all client ID’s

    • Add / remove site ID’s as needed

    • Review and approve all funding documents

    • Work to resolve any carrier payment delays and issues

    • Create reports and presentations that allow our SBU to monitor on-going budget spend from Microsoft BI

    • Identify trends and patterns contributing to on-going exceptions or payment issues

  • Reporting:

    • Adhoc reporting via the FBAP data

    • Month / Quarter / Annual reporting from FBAP data

    • FedEx OTD

    • Monitor air vs ground spend

  • Systems:

    • Microsoft Office 365

    • Microsoft BI

    • Flagship (also known as BluJay)


    • TMS system (future state)

    • Supplier Dossier

    • FBAP website

Qualifications/Experience Needed:

Collins Aerospace, an RTX 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.

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.

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.

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 program

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection

  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits

  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Autism Benefit

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions

  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services

  • Teladoc Medical Experts, 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.

RTX 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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