Senior Engineer, Project Engineering

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to

relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

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 makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn’t be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).
Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.
Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way – the right way – to achieve what others can only dream of.

Role Overview:

  • Collins Aerospace has an opening for a Senior Project Engineer who leads all phases of program execution. A Senior Project Engineer applies scientific principles to innovate, design, develop, and implement systems and technologies to ensure compliance to specifications, requirements, and customer guarantees across applicable operating conditions. Ensures novel ideas and implementations are captured and protected using applicable IP processes and tools. Key project interface with all areas of business during New Product Introduction process (Program Management, Finance, Supply Chain, Quality, and Production). Reviews project and budget status, manages schedules and prepares reports. Monitors and assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction goals and objective. Establish design concepts, criteria, and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test. Meets program schedules and budgets and maintains the integrated master schedule for project(s). Utilizes Earned Value Management System (EVMS) techniques to monitor project health and progress. Represents Collins Aerospace as the primary customer contact for projects during New Product Introduction (NPI). Supports the preparation of proposals, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract.

  • Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drive world class project management process through the use of integrated scheduling, earned value reporting, and risk management
  • Work collaboratively with other Engineering disciplines (Systems, Software, Mechanical , and Electrical), Programs, Production, Quality and Supply Chain to achieve optimal design solutions to satisfy customer requirements across applicable operating conditions
  • Identify and address project problems, recommend and implement resolutions to ensure the successful completion of project(s)
  • Forecast project revenues, monitor costs and re-estimate project costs on a monthly basis to maximize project profitability and ensure business targets are met.
  • Ability to balance demands of multiple projects
  • Lead/support root cause investigations and corrective actions for field returns and production issues
  • Support the development of bids based on customer proposal requests
  • Champion superior ethical and professional behavior in all situations.

  • Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with new product development from component level design through integration, test and entry into service
  • Ability to work across the organization and various disciplines including Engineering, Quality and Operations
  • Experience leading a diverse technical team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong process skills and familiarity with Continuous Improvement tools and Standard Work processes
  • Engineering/Technical degree required
  • Familiarity with Agile development processes a plus
  • Familiarity with MS Office Suite and MS Project
  • Familiarity with Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

  • 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.
    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
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Life insurance and disability coverage
    • And more

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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