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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01353292 Date posted 09/17/2019 City Melbourne State/Province Florida Country/Region United States

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United States of America


HFL34: Melbourne, FL 1100 W Hibiscus Blvd , Melbourne, FL, 32902-2704 USA

Company Overview:

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.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today. 

Role Overview:

This is a Manufacturing Electrical/Test Engineering position supporting our Business & Regional Avionics product line in our Melbourne, Florida facility. This role will be responsible for the development, verification, and sustainment of test processes, test equipment, and procedures that will be used in the manufacturing of new and existing Collins Aerospace products.

Job Responsibilities:

Projects & New Solutions

  • Participate in cross-functional team efforts to improve test yields, production throughput, test capacity, and overall product Quality.

  • Identify component test failure trends and perform root cause analysis. Implement corrective actions to resolve. Prepare test failure analysis reports as required for production.

  • Study performance and reliability of existing test equipment and establish programs and solutions for decreasing test equipment downtime.

  • Analyze test approach, plans, and processes for cost reduction, test efficiency, test yields, and manufacturing test capacity opportunities.

  • Provide capacity planning and utilization analysis for accurate staffing and test equipment needs. Identify new test approaches that will minimize production staffing needs and capital requirements.

  • Select and order capital test equipment using sound cost/payback analysis. Generate and track Appropriation Requests.

  • Design or improve existing test fixtures and equipment needed to improve test performance.

  • Support development of design engineering test solutions required for product performance verification.

  • Provide recommendations to improve design of next generation test equipment.

  • Support producibility and Testability initiatives for new designs and product upgrades.

  • Participates in Production Readiness Reviews to determine suitability of new designs for production.

  • Support efforts to conduct gage R&R efforts on new test solutions to verify consistent product and equipment performance.


  • Responsible for providing technical support for entire product test process, board level through top-level test.

  • Develop complete working knowledge of any assigned test systems and hardware.

  • Provide test engineering support during the resolution of manufacturing flow inhibitors (MFIs).

  • Interface with design engineering in coordinating design changes required for sustaining production during the resolution of obsolete part, tolerance, and test yield issues.

  • Work with test technicians to train them on products and test systems.  Assist them with troubleshooting of failed product.

  • Maintain test documentation for current configuration and oversee accurate change management procedures for all test documents.


  • This position requires Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline (STEM degree preferred). In the absence of a degree, 4 years of experience is required.

  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residence is required. 

  • Must be a flexible team member be a self-starter, and able to multitask.

  • Relevant manufacturing experience is preferred. 

Ideal Candidate Skill Set:

  • Electrical Engineering or appropriate discipline.

  • Excellent data analysis and technical problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Dependable – demonstrates the ability to follow through on work assignments with little to no prompting and raises any potential issues found to leadership.

  • Drive – Exerts energy, persistence, and a positive attitude towards meeting project deadlines

  • Teamwork! – Comfortable working in team environment.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.


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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