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Principal Mechanical Engineering

Company: Collins Aerospace Careers
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Onsite*Are you a Mechanical Engineer with a passion for process engineering and problem-solving? Collins invites you to join our dynamic team at our Cedar Rapids, IA facility. *
The Secure Mission Solutions team within the Command, Control, Communications, Cyber and Intelligence (C4I) Department in Mission Systems has an opening for a Principal Mechanical Engineer. This Engineer will support the electronics packaging design and development of high- performance communication and mission processing products designed for use in various ground, airborne, and space applications.
You will use and apply mechanical engineering principles and techniques to design, develop, document, verify, and support SMS and C4I products

* You will lead mechanical hardware development activities. Prepare and present project and/or technical information to peers, internal leaders, and customer leaders, such as technical documentation, specifications, and hardware design documents

* You will be responsible for managing project cost and schedule

* You will lead prototype build and verification and pre-qualification testing within a cross functional team

* You will 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, qualification of the final product, and transition to production

*You will learn, discover and expand your knowledge about aerospace communication systems and other various engineering disciplines

* You will learn about the Command, Control, Communications, Cyber and Intelligence (C4I) Department in Mission Systems

* You will learn and take advantage of opportunities to excel professionally with RTX's exceptional employee scholar programs and continuing education

* Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 8 years prior relevant experience *or *an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience *or* in absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience

* S. government issued security clearance is required

* S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

* Experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD). Includes working knowledge of model creation, shape interrogation with CAD tools like NX or Solidworks to support mechanical designs.

* Experience with electronic product packaging requirements.

*Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and/or Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and associated analysis methodologies

* Proven experience with machined and sheet metal manufacturing methodologies

* Experience with Agile development methodologies, including planning, tracking, and managing hardware development tasks in JIRA, is a plus.

*Medical, dental, and vision insurance

* Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

* Tuition reimbursement 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

* Autism Benefit

* Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

* Bright Horizons, child and elder care services

* Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program

* Eligible for relocation

* 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. Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success*. 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.
*#The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at RTX. *---*
*Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application

* Have interest in returning in either a full time or part time position

* Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.
The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 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.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.*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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