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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01343103 Date posted 08/13/2019 City Richardson State/Province Texas Country/Region United States

Date Posted:

2019-08-08-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HTX36: Richardson, TX 3200 E Renner Rd , Richardson, TX, 75082-2402 USA

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.You could be a great fit for our Quality organization if:
• You take immense satisfaction and pride in the quality of your work.
• You’re the first to point out opportunities for continuous improvement (even outside of work…not at all to the annoyance of your friends and family).
• You understand the absolute importance of adhering to compliance…all while making your customers proud by achieving a zero-defect quality delivery plan.
OK. We got it. You live and breathe Quality. So do we! For us at Collins Aerospace, quality is personal. People’s lives and safety depend on the quality of our products. From the child flying for the first time, to the men and women who save lives, to the astronaut exploring outer space – what we do matters, every day. If you checked the boxes above, we invite you to join the Quality organization as we work to be the best aerospace company for the world by delighting our customers with 100 percent on-time delivery and zero defect parts.

Role Overview

Looking for a highly motivated individual to fulfill an opening as a Staff Engineer in our Supplier Quality organization with specific focus on Engineered Items comprising primarily electrical, electronic, and mechanical assemblies supporting the Training & Mission Solutions portfolio including Strategic Command and Control, Electronic Warfare and Joint Fires/Targeting Solutions, and Test and Training Instrumentation.  Candidates should possess experience in Supplier Management with manufactured products, Quality Management Systems (QMS), Root Cause and Corrective Action, Continuous Improvement, Data Analysis, Specification Review, Inspection Methods, strong understanding of GD&T as well as Project Management including team facilitation. Candidates must have excellent communication, organizational and time management skills and an overall strong quality focus. They must be able to work within cross-functional teams including Program Management and Subcontracts Management to meet and improve upon program established quality and delivery goals.



Primary Responsibilities:

Lead Supplier performance management for assigned Program Engineered Items by analyzing performance data, identifying opportunities for improvement and driving actions on supplier development

Proactive reduction and prevention of supplied material defect occurrences and verification of supplied material defect claims

Engage Program Management and Subcontracts Management and lead cross-functional teams in pursuit of performance improvements aligned to program, department, and organizational goals

Preventing/Minimizing business impact from supplied material defects; supplier quality risk mitigation

Submitting, reviewing, coaching, accepting supplier corrective action requests

SME and mentor to lead on-site supplier engagements, including performance reviews, process walks and Quality System audits

Develop solutions to problems of unusual complexity which require a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovation

Provide project management guidance and support to projects and processes

Exercise independent judgment methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

Leadership within supplied material performance organizational strategies and development / enhancement of Supplier Quality standard work

Influence supplier selection

25% Travel on average


Basic Qualifications:
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience.In the absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience is required.  STEM highly preferred.

US Citizenship or Permanent Residence required.

Experience with manufactured products incorporating assemblies of primarily electrical, electronic, and mechanical components.

Experience with AS9100 or ISO9000, Quality Management System (QMS) standards

Supplier Management, Project Management and Change Management experience

Expertise in manufacturing Special Processes & related industry organizations (Nadcap)

Competence in conducting root cause analysis for moderate to complex nonconformities and implementation of effective corrective action

Experience with continuous improvement, APQP, DFMEA, PFMEA, Six Sigma, Lean, Kaizen, etc.

Experience in conducting supplier audits

Strong interpersonal skills - able to influence others at all levels within an organization

Strong presentation skills - able to analyze and present data to all levels of leadership internally and externally

Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)


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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