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Mechanical Design Engineer II - Ejection Seating (Hybrid)

Company: Raytheon Technologies
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Date Posted:
United States of America
HCO03: Mission Systems (Ejec Seating) 1225 Aeroplaza Drive , Colorado Springs, CO, 80916 USA
Position Role Type:
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.
Mechanical Design Engineer II - Ejection Seat Dynamic Systems (Hybrid)
Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.
Position Overview:
The position will be responsible for providing engineering deliverables through all phases of development, bid and proposals, support through qualification testing, and initial production implementation. This individual will propose new technology, create innovative design solutions, execute design reviews, work directly with customers, and support testing of the ejection seat products. This position is a Mechanical Design Engineer within the Dynamic Systems Engineering Team.
This person would make design decisions using strong fundamentals and interface with the customer, value stream leadership, and program chief (technical program leader). This person would also support ejection seat manufacturing for testing or delivery to customers, root cause corrective action activities, and writing test plans and reports to meet contract obligations.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a cohesive team with test engineering, product engineering, system engineering, and program management

  • Support through all phases of design including; bid and proposal, conceptual design, preliminary design, detailed design, qualification testing, new product introduction, and production implementation.

  • Successfully execute on design/project tasks required to develop and qualify aircraft ejection seats by ensuring technical scope integrity and budget/schedule accuracy

  • Support aftermarket and operations with engineering dispositions, customer communications, and occasional on-site engineer-on-call support

  • Support program by technical writing presentations and reports for customer approval

  • Support Program Management with any preparation of bids and proposals

  • Support Systems Engineering on requirements analysis and the requirement compliance plan.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations OR In absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen

      Preferred Experience:

      • 2-4 years experience in an engineering role

      • Familiarity with design of mechanical components, fasteners, linkages and mechanisms, fabrics, and gears

      • Familiarity with interpreting and creating equipment specifications, facilitating verification testing, and generation of qualification and certification documentation.

      • Hands-on experience with assembly, troubleshooting, and testing

      • Working knowledge of aerospace materials, processes, and finishes.

      • Experience with manufacturing processes, including but not limited to machined elements, forging, casting, injection molding, thermal forming, and sheet metal fabrications

      • The candidate must be motivated, a strong team player, and---able to work in a team environment.

      • Outstanding communication skills, especially cross-discipline

      • Exhibit a positive attitude in a dynamic environment, and great mentoring/delegating skills

        Other Preferred Experience:

        • CAD modeling of parts and constraint assembly, with associated detail drawings and layouts utilizing Siemens NX CAD software, Enovia PLM

        • ANSI Y14.5 and working familiarity with GDT.

        • Tolerance stack ups - fits and clearances.

        • Previous experience in the aerospace and defense industry

        • Previous experience with aircraft cockpit, crew station, escape system, ejection seat, or crew systems design

        • Previous experience with machining, sheet metal, composites, and fabric design

        • Previous experience with energetic cartridge actuated devices or propellant actuated devices

        • Previous experience of aerospace/military specifications

        • Understanding of mechanical principles to solve classical mechanics and dynamics design problems

          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.
            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.
            The salary range for this role is 62,000 USD - 124,000 USD; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills. Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.
            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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            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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