ENGINEER, MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Collins Aerospace - Colorado Springs, CO3.7

Full-time
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Date Posted:
2019-02-11-08:00

Country:
United States of America

Location:
HCO01: Interiors (Seats) - CO Springs 1275 N Newport Road, Colorado Springs, CO, 80916 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.

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.

Role Overview

The Ejection Seat Mechanical Engineer will support the design, development, analysis and testing of ACES ejection seat components and subsystems. The position will provide engineering deliverables through all phases of development from concept generation through qualification testing and the initial production implementation. This individual will propose new technology, create innovative design solutions, support design reviews, work directly with customers, drawing release/review and support testing of the product. This position will support all aspects of the engineering product development effort and serve as a design, test and project engineer.

Primary Responsibilities:
Essential Responsibilities:
Responsible for being the technical leader for small & medium (< $500K/yr) design projects or potentially be the lead engineer for a subsystem design effort for large ejection seat program project.
Successfully executes on design/development tasks required to develop and qualify aircraft ejection seats.
Utilizes NX 8.5 CAD and Team Center Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software to produce 3D design models and to facilitate the drafting department in producing drawings
Reviews work submitted from the UTAS Global Engineering Center-India (GEC-I) and coordinates with appropriate Engineering Resources.
Works as part of a cohesive engineering team and with the Integrated Product Development Team (IPDT) to develop various aircraft seating products.
Works as part of a cohesive test team testing ejection seats with state of the art anthropometric manikins at ejection velocities from zero airspeed to beyond the speed of sound (800+ MPH groundspeed)
Reviews requirements and evaluates new product design and functionality in support of meeting customer requirements and successful qualification efforts.
Facilitates and executes necessary testing to ensure product safety.
Interacts with Program Management to ensure customer satisfaction.
Assists Engineering Management to coordinate the timely delivery of product design and customer proposal requests.
Conceptualizes and prepares preliminary and final detail design and documentation of systems, components, and assemblies.
May occasionally design test fixtures, tooling, and aircraft fuselage mounts and undercarriages to mount to our test facility track.
Support bid and proposal activities for small, medium, and large projects.
Adheres to all UTAS rules and codes of conduct.
Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications:
Education Required:
Bachelor's Engineering Degree (Aerospace or Mechanical Preferred)
MS Engineering Degree (Aerospace or Mechanical Preferred)
Other technical BS degrees may be considered if relevant work experience has been obtained by the applicant

Experience Required:
2+ years in an engineering position within a product development team environment
2 years+ 3D CAD experience with high end CAD software (e.q. NX, Catia, )
Experience with interpretation and layout of manufacturing drawings
Experience in aerospace requirements/design activities and related specifications

Experience Preferred:
Team Center and Team Center Multi Site PLM experience
Experience with aircraft cockpit, crew station, escape system, ejection seat, or crew systems design
Experience working on military or US Government programs
Experience with machining, sheet metal, and fabric design
Experience with energetic cartridge actuated devices or propellant actuated devices or electro-explosive devices
Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) or Strength hand calculations
Experience with aerospace materials and associated manufacturing processes
Experience working at or with Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrup Grumman, the US Air Force, or US Navy
Experience with lean principles, continuous improvement, or UTC Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE)
Experience with international engineering support groups
Experience with human physiology, aircrew accommodation and injury analysis
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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:
Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from the company for more than 1 year
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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.