SAP Ariba Administrator – Collins Aerospace – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Collins Aerospace

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This position is a seasoned professional with expertise in business and technical applications who works independently to analyze business systems and application needs, determine system capabilities, test, and configure systems, analyze system logic, and address functionality issues.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works to identify, develop, implement, and maintain the Ariba system to align with business goals and objectives.
  • Strategize with various business units to ensure Ariba processes align with current business requirements.
  • Ariba SME for regional and global site integrations into SAP when utilizing Ariba.
  • Monthly meetings with stakeholders and senior management to keep them apprised of current and future aspects of the Ariba Program.
  • Coordinates all system changes with the Digital Technology team to ensure data integrity within SAP.
  • Perform routine system testing and analysis to evaluate user adoption and identify system efficiencies.
  • Conducts on-site and digital user system training.
  • Creates and maintains all training materials and user documentation.
  • Represents the business in enterprise/corporate initiatives.
  • Review Ariba quarterly enhancements, implement features that improve the Collins user experience.
  • Log and monitor technical issues through the Ariba ticketing system.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR
  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years’ experience OR
    • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required
  • Program/Business Management Positions: Bachelor’s degree (typically in Business, Management or Technology, and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.
  • Must be a U.S. Person
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience with Ariba.
  • A strong understanding of procurement business processes
  • Proficient with Office productivity tools (PowerPoint, Excel and Word)
  • Core competencies, including Action Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Improvement, Verbal and Written Communication, Decision Making, Quality Ethics, Integrity, Values and Trust
  • A friendly customer service attitude and great attention to detail is a must

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous procurement, sourcing or contracting industry experience
  • Experience with Ariba
  • Familiarity with heritage Rockwell Collins SAP

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.

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.


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
  • Redbrick – 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.