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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01425302 Date posted 04/01/2021 City Vergennes State/Province Vermont Country/Region United States

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United States of America


HVT01: S&IS (FUS) - Vergennes 100 Panton Rd, Vergennes, VT, 05491 USA

The successful candidate will provide support to assigned customers in a wide variety of quality engineering tasks.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide real time quality support to Manufacturing

  • Trend and monitor quality related issues on a weekly basis, communicate opportunities to production and site leadership teams

  • Lead Quality Improvement projects with the goal of reducing quality escapes and improving First Pass Yield

  • Support execution of ZDP™ (Zero Defect Plan).

  • Assist with handling of field returns, complete Root Cause Analyses and help drive corrective and preventative actions.  

  • Continuous refine and improve work instructions and associated training.

  • Drive culture of Quality and creative mistake proofing

  • Assist Material Review Board (MRB) when necessary

  • Support internal and external audits as needed

  • Establish Statistical Process Control (SPC) where possible

  • Drive development of FMEAs on critical parts and components

  • Execute Manufacturing Process Reviews (MPR) and process audits as part of Continuous Process Improvement

  • Comply with and demonstrate adherence to all Collins policies, procedures, regulations, & any required training involving EH&S, Ethics, Continuous Improvement (ACE) and Quality.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 7 years of relevant experience is required

  • Minimum of 3 years’ of experience specifically in quality or manufacturing

  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Business

  • Extensive knowledge of DMAIC and Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies

  • ASQ Certification

  • SAP experience

  • Strong communications skills

  • Ability to lead and direct project-based work

  • Ability to bring cross functional teams together for the purpose of solving common problems

  • Drive a culture of quality and establish good working relationships

  • Commitment to leading continuous improvement

  • Ability to write and review technical documents

  • Electronics, Electrical or Electromechanical manufacturing, and processing experience

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

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.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second.  Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems or creating a positive in-flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


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, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  •  And more! 

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

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.

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

Raytheon Technologies 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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