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Project Engineer - Ground Support Equipment (GSE)

Company: Collins Aerospace
Location: Rockford
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Job Description:

Project Engineer - Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Date Posted: 2019-02-21-08:00 Country: United States of America Location: A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, 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. We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight! Ground Support Equipment (GSE) provides an extensive complement of test equipment, tools, components, and training, in support of both commercial and military applications all over the world. Within the GSE organization, we have the resources and expertise to design, manufacture and support our products for our diverse aerospace customer base. The GSE organization covers both Windsor Locks, CT and Rockford, IL sites, with expertise relating to the products those sites produce. GSE is currently seeking an experienced and energetic Technical Project Engineer (TPE) responsible for the implementation of Ground Support Equipment programs to design, develop, and deliver tools and test equipment for the F135 platform. The Project Engineer is both a technical role and a leadership role which has responsibility and accountability for the program's success at the Rockford site. The TPE is involved in all aspects of the program, from working with a customer defining requirements to delivering the equipment. This includes all product life phases including a Statement of Work (SOW) generation, proposal development, leading the design team, and/or managing the validation phase of the program. The GSE organization is integral to all the Collins Aerospace business segments. The organization works in close alignment with the following businesses: Electric Systems, Engine Systems, Air Management Systems, Propellers and Airframe Products, with growth potential into other Collins Aerospace business units. The successful candidate will be managing equipment that diagnoses, repairs, and returns-to-service multiple products including actuators, pumps, gearboxes, relating to Collins Aerospace F135 engine controls and accessories. As Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35, aircraft are being delivered to more and more countries world-wide, the need for products and services that GSE provides will continue to grow year over year. Primary Responsibilities: Establish and/or manage program plans, including customer milestones and budgets using Earned Value Management (EVMS) practices. Coordinate with team in managing deliveries to meet customer schedule requirements. Proactively identify problems and obtain solutions, working with OEM and GSE engineering teams. Organize and conduct program status reviews, team meetings, and various other regular business activities. Manage Risk/opportunity of assigned work to assure on-time and within budget completion including work performed at subcontractors. Manage changes in scope or period of performance and prepare change proposals as required. Lead the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas. Manage changes in scope or period of performance and support preparation of proposals as required. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Engineering Experience in Project Management and/or a customer facing position MS Office experience including MS Project Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a test equipment design program environment Financial/Business experience MBA/MS is a plus Education: Candidates for this role should possess a Bachelor's degree and five years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced degree and three years of prior relevant experience 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. Note: A Background check and a drug screen are required for every external new hire in the U.S. A re-hire will be drug screened if it has been 12 months since they were last employed by UTC. UTAS Note to candidates regarding interview scams: We'd like to make it clear that Collins Aerospace never asks candidates for money. If you've been approached with a job offer that you suspect may be fraudulent, we strongly recommend you do not respond, send money or personal information. Please report any suspicious activity to Talent Acquisition. United Technologies Corporation 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: Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms United Technologies Corporation 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. Note to candidates regarding interview scams: We'd like to make it clear that UTC Aerospace Systems never asks candidates for money. If you've been approached with a job offer that you suspect may be fraudulent, we strongly recommend you do not respond, send money or personal information. Please report any suspicious activity to Talent Acquisition.

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