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Collins Aerospace

Principal Manufacturing Mechanical Engineer (Onsite)

Cedar Rapids, IA

Date Posted:
2024-01-19
Country:
United States of America
Location:
HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA
Position Role Type:
Onsite

The Communication Products Operations Department in Mission Systems has an opening for a Principal Manufacturing Mechanical Engineer. This Engineer will support the electronics & hardware of high-performance communication products, such as sophisticated software-defined radios and data links designed for use in various ground, airborne, and space applications.Successful candidates should expect to be immersed in a fast-paced, team-based, and challenging technical environment where an engineer with talent and initiative can stand out and thrive.This role will be performed ONSITE at our Collins Aerospace Location in Cedar Rapids, IA.

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  • May be eligible for relocation
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Use and apply mechanical engineering principles and techniques to design, develop, document, verify, and support communication products.
  • Lead mechanical hardware development activities.
  • Prepare and present project and/or technical information to peers, internal management, and customers. This includes producing technical documentation, specifications, and hardware design documents.
  • Apply cost and schedule management methods to projects.
  • Work closely with a multidiscipline team to ensure defined requirements are consistently met in all phases of a product's lifecycle, including supporting final product integration, testing and qualification.
Qualifications/ Experience Needed:
  • Typically requires a University Degree and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience
  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are authorized to access information under this program/contract
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD). Includes working knowledge of model creation, interrogation with CAD tools like NX and/or Solidworks to support mechanical designs.
  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and/or Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and associated analysis methodologies
  • Experience with machined and sheet metal manufacturing methodologies
  • Experience with MIL-STD-810 and/or DO-160 environmental requirements and associated test methods
  • Experience with electronic product packaging requirements
  • Experience with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Knowledge in the area of design for low cost, manufacturability and small volume packaging
  • Ability to decompose mechanical requirements to support design efforts
  • Experience with Bid, proposal and earned value methods
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies, including planning, tracking, and managing hardware development tasks in JIRA, is a plus.

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.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.WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE.*Please ensure the role type (defined below) is appropriate for your needs before applying to 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!
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.The salary range for this role is 77,000 USD - 163,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.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.Privacy Policy and Terms:

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Client-provided location(s): Cedar Rapids, IA, USA
Job ID: Collins-01673323
Employment Type: Full Time