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Mechanical Engineer - Continuation / Sustaining Engineering

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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01417381 Most Recent Date Posted 04/27/2021 City Burnsville State Minnesota Country United States

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United States of America


HMN04: S&IS (Sensors) - Burnsville No 2900 West County Road 42, Burnsville, MN, 55337 USA

The Mechanical Staff Engineer will work initially in the Engine Sensors design team developing highly reliable products which meet customer specified requirements/expectations at the lowest competitive cost. This group is responsible for the design, development, test, production support and certification of a wide range of engines sensor products including speed, flow, torque and oil. The staff engineer will be a highly motivated self-starter who will be capable of leading their own projects including schedule management and providing mentoring to other engineers. The staff engineer will be expected to represent the organization as prime customer contact on existing products and new designs, including making presentations to customers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support bids and proposals for new engine sensors

  • Thoroughly review and understand product specifications, and determine design requirements and scope of work.

  • Be the technical leader of complex, multi-discipline teams

  • Perform estimates of effort and duration for tasks.

  • Create and manage project schedules.

  • Requirements management and convergence planning.

  • Prepare and present stage gate design reviews both internally and externally to customers.

  • Generate design concepts in conformance with requirements and ensure that adequate trade studies and analyses are performed to arrive at optimum design configurations.

  • Perform tolerance analyses on components and assemblies to ensure proper fit/function.

  • Be proficient in CAD solid modeling techniques to prepare component and assembly models and drawings.

  • Writing test requests, supporting design verification testing, and coordinating with test department.

  • Specify materials including high temperature, corrosion and oxidation resistant alloys

  • Specify material joining methods and specifications for processes such as welding and brazing

  • Provide necessary engineering support for new hardware coordination and fabrication.

  • Provide MRB (Material Review Board) support and disposition nonconforming product.

  • Interface with all other functional groups and departments as required in the development of the product design.

  • Use department computer technology in an independent and productive manner.

  • Work with the Global Engineering Center in India on technical design tasks.

  • Experience with materials properties/selection and experience with manufacturing processes.

  • Drive the usage of appropriate Lean Product Development tools to support cost-effective technical solutions with a focus on platform design, reuse, and knowledge management.

  • Adhere to all Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) as well as International Trade Compliance (ITC) regulations and policies.

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of relevant experience OR

  • Advance degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience is required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or comparable degree

  • 8+ years’ experience reviewing and knowledge of product specifications, and determining design requirements and scope of work.

  • 8+ years’ experience performing estimates of effort and duration for tasks.

  • Demonstrated ability to create and manage project schedules.

  • 8+ years’ experience of requirements management and convergence planning.

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and present stage gate design reviews both internally and externally to customers

  • 8+ years’ experience of generating design concepts in conformance with requirements and ensure that adequate trade studies and analyses are performed to arrive at optimum design configurations.

  • 8+ years’ experience of program or project planning and resource management skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective collaboration across the organization and various disciplines including Engineering, Operations, Program Office, and Business Development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree, or PhD in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or comparable degree

  • Currently working or has recent experience supporting continuation/sustaining Engineering.  (basically a engineer that supports the design after it goes into production.  This is not the same as a manufacturing engineer).

  • Experience with AutoCAD (CREO)

  • Experience in RRCA

  • Experience working with Sensors (Temperature, Thermocouples (Type KP and Type KN), speed, torque, oil level sensors)

  • Knowledge of Welding

  • Experience with Engineering Change orders

  • Experience working in Aerospace or medical devices

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.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team 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

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.

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