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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01373281 Date posted 12/02/2019 City Cedar Rapids State/Province Iowa Country/Region United States

Date Posted:

2019-11-26-08:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA
Job Description

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.

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.Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn’t be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).
Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.
Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way – the right way – to achieve what others can only dream of.

Role Overview:
We are currently searching for a Senior Hardware Engineering Project Assistant  to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA.Working independently, this position is responsible for providing hardware development support. This person will be the engineering build and material coordinator as well as the engineering liaison.  Primary tasks for this position includes ordering and kitting of parts, coordinating builds, managing short lead time requests, creating and managing parts tracking spreadsheets, working with purchasing to obtain quotes and lead times, coordinating shipments, working with Customer Owned Property and other general support as requested within the hardware engineering teams. The ideal candidate will be a self starter, proactive, able to work with engineering to meet multiple deadlines, thrives on working in a fast paced environment, and is a proven multi-tasker with a strong attention to detail.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ordering and tracking parts

  • BOM creation

  • Tracking/managing short lead time simulations, creating routes and reports for yield and defects configuration and serialization 

  • Facilitating PREP reviews

  • Releasing drawings/documents, tracking and ordering COPS, GFE 

  • Shipping as required, and other general support as requested

  • Edits format of required documentation

  • Interfaces with technicians,engineers and engineering managers to create/ edit documentation. 

  • Assists the Project Engineer (PE)/Technical Project Manager (TPM) with various project management tasks as required

  • Assists in tracking action items, risk management tools, and tasks in the change management tools

  • Supports the Bid & Proposal process, assisting in bid narratives and bid reviews

  • Networks with both internal and external personnel at multiple levels in own area of expertise

  • Represents organization  as a prime contact on projects, often coordinating activities of support personnel and communicating effectively

  • Obtaining or providing information or data on matters of moderate importance to the function of the department or which may be of sensitive nature.

  • Generally works on moderately difficult assignments which are given in terms of objectives to be accomplished and priorities to be followed. Requires judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations.


Qualifications:

  • This position requires an HS Diploma or AA/AS degree (or other 2-year post high school training) with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.  In the absence of a HS diploma, GED or AA/AS degree, 4 years of relevant experience is required..

  • U.S. citizen

  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Strong communication and project coordination skills

  • Experience with customer support and service preferred


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
• Tuition reimbursement
• Life insurance and disability coverage
• And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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.

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