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Rockwell Collins, Inc.

Sr Mechanical Engineer - HGS Post DP-E Engineering (Portland, OR)

Rockwell Collins, Inc. - Wilsonville, OR

Sr Mechanical Engineer - HGS Post DP-E Engineering (Portland, OR)






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Requisition ID: 7144

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Sr Mechanical Engineer - HGS Post DP-E Engineering (Portland, OR) to join our team in Wilsonville, OR (1700). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

Come join our Post DPE (Sustaining) Engineering team in supporting Operations, Quality, and Customer Support for both Commercial and Government Head-Up Guidance Systems. Our team is responsible for addressing obsolete materials, quality and reliability improvements, supply chain developments, value engineering and root cause investigation of hardware defects and identifying corrective action.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with a background in electro-mechanical design, engineering change management, and operations support who is passionate, enjoys working with a team of talented people, and is eager to take on challenges. Rockwell Collins is proud to be providing avionics products to major aircraft programs. As part of this team, you will be exposed to a variety of world class products, and have the ability to contribute significantly to the advancement & support of our award winning products around the globe!

Job Responsibilities

Review hardware defects and identify systemic root causes and process improvements

Spearhead investigations for open ended complex problems

Update and improve designs to meet documented hardware requirements

Evaluate and/or initiate change requests from various sources and process them through the Engineering Change Request cycle

Support Production build activities

Support repair and retrofit activities in Service Center

Support internal and external customers, potentially interfacing directly with external customers

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline, preferably Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

US Citizenship or Permanent Resident (Green Card) required

Demonstrated experience in mechanical engineering design and development

Knowledge of engineering materials and processes

Proficient in a 3D CAD solid modeling software package (SolidWorks and/or UG NX preferred)

Proficient in tolerance analysis and application of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing principles

Demonstrated experience in aluminum fabrication techniques including: sheet metal, machining, and investment casting

Strong technical, analytical and problem solving skills

Ability to effectively communicate throughout all levels of the organization

Commitment to quality and improvement

Additional experience a plus:

Familiarity with Head-Up Guidance System products, how they are used, and how to troubleshoot mechanical design and process issues

Experience with structural and thermal management design

Experience with static structural, dynamic structural and thermal analysis techniques

Packaging of electronic and/or optical systems

Plastic materials and fabrication techniques including injection molding processes

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

Tuition reimbursement

And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins 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.

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Rockwell Collins, Inc.


Sr Mechanical Engineer - HGS Post DP-E Engineering (Portland, OR) Rockwell Collins, Inc. - Wilsonville, OR, United States


Location: Wilsonville, OR

Company Profile:
Since its founding as Collins Radio in 1933, Rockwell Collins and its products have been recognized for distinctive quality and state-of-the-art technology. Collins Radio Company, founded by Arthur Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, initially designed and produced short wave radio equipment. The company steadily grew, and captured the world's attention when Collins supplied the equipment to establish a communications link with the South Pole expedition of Rear Admiral Richard Byrd in 1933.