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Staff Engineer - Project Engineering

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

Job Description:

Staff Engineer - Project Engineering Date Posted: 2019-03-09-08:00 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! This position is a senior Project Engineering professional with deep knowledge and highly developed technical expertise. Develops small to mid-size product plans and budgets, performs critical analysis, pursues all cost saving opportunities to maximize project profitability, and monitors project performance. Identifies and reacts to project problems and recommends solutions. Primary Responsibilities: Develops project plans, schedules, and budgets for small to mid-size projects and suggests appropriate adjustments to ensure adherence to the established project plan, schedule, and budget. Records and documents delay, changes in scope, and any other incidents that impact the scope of work or schedule to ensure smooth project operations. Pursues all cost saving opportunities to maximize project profitability. Performs critical path analysis and prepares and implements work-around plans to ensure the successful completion of projects. Conducts meetings, consolidates, and presents plans and progress reports relating to business aspects of the project(s). Identifies and reacts to project problems and recommends solutions, such as reallocating resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion. Oversees and coordinates the administrative and operational aspects of ongoing projects within program guidelines. Liaises between project management and planning, project teams, and line management. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. 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 objectives. Represents UTC as the primary customer contact for projects. Directs the work of employees assigned on projects in technical manufacturing and administrative areas. Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test. Meets program schedules and budgets and maintains the integrated master schedules for project(s). Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 7 years of prior relevant experience Minimum of 2 years of project management experience Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with industry design standards, such as ARP-4754, RTCA DO-254, DO-78, DO- 160, Conformity per FAA Order 8110.4C, etc. Familiarity with electronic hardware, complex logic devices, and microprocessor based embedded software Excellent project management skills, PMP certification desirable Demonstrated experience managing engineering teams Demonstrated success leading and working with multidisciplinary teams Demonstrated ability to build effective relationships on all levels (engineer, management, senior levels of engineering, legal/finance, customer, etc.) Ability to manage several, concurrent medium-large scale development projects Education: Candidates for this role should possess a Bachelor's degree and 7 years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced degree and 5 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 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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