Component Application Engineer
Posted on Feb 14, 2019 by Rockwell Collins
At Collins Aerospace, we're dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry - all to redefine aerospace.
Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies- Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems - we're driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.
We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.
Serves as the technical resource to the Design, Manufacturing, Program Management, Supply Chain, Quality, etc. communities for electrical and mechanical component, materials and related process support. The Application Engineer establishes design criteria, specifications, sources of supply, and acceptance criteria for assigned commodities. They are responsible for the documentation of components, processes, technology roadmaps, and design guidelines associated with assigned commodities. They direct Failure and Root Cause analysis and provide technical assistance with; material verification resolution, specification or drawing exceptions, supplier issues, and manufacturing related issues for assigned technologies. The Application Engineer identifies, evaluates, and recommends new components for new product development requirements and for improving existing manufacturing process yields. They support assigned Commodity Teams as the technical lead. Uses independent judgment to make decisions in day-to-day job responsibilities the majority of the time under general supervision.
- Establish preferred technologies, sources of supply, and acceptance criteria for assigned commodities.
- Document and release of components, processes, technology roadmaps, and design guidelines associated with assigned commodities.
- Perform Failure and Root Cause Analysis of moderate complexity and corrective action on assigned commodities.
- Provide technical assistance with: material verification resolution, specification or drawing exceptions, supplier issues, and manufacturing related issues for assigned commodities.
- Identify, evaluate, and recommend new components or materials and manufacturers for new product requirements and for improving existing manufacturing process yields.
- Support assigned Commodity Teams and Communities of Practice as the technical lead.
- Analyzes parametric data, preference codes, and obsolescence prediction data for components in assigned area.
- Design Engineering community support including: design development assistance, interfacing, communication, component application issue resolution, and general question/issue resolution.
- General technical support including activities associated with Bidding/Negotiating, Data Collection, and Analysis. Report Generation related to technical issues including but not limited to; Hazardous Material, fungus, shelf life, ESD, flammability, etc.
- Actively contributes to and participates in projects as a team member or expert on call.
- Individual job duties may vary.
Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.
US Citizenship or Permanent Residence is required.
At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form - with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.
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
•Life insurance and disability coverage
Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.
Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.