Rockwell Collins Sr Manufacturing Electrical Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 10464

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Sr Manufacturing Electrical Engineer to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

We are looking for a driven self-starter who enjoys working with people and creatively solving problems. Must be motivated to learn at a fast pace, work autonomously, and within a diverse team environment. Candidate must also possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and understand the importance of remaining compassionate and empathetic when dealing with the problems of others. This job is requires a balance of skills including; investigation, attention to detail, root cause analysis, customer service, and relationship building. Candidate’s ability to quickly adapt through use of leadership, communication skills, and responsiveness are paramount to the success of our team.

This position is for a Senior Manufacturing Electrical Engineer at our Cedar Rapids manufacturing location. The position will support manufacturing test and other manufacturing aspects. You will be tasked with evaluating and solving everyday manufacturing problems related to design, process and supplier issues. Successful candidates have familiarity with LEAN principles and processes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide technical interpretation of drawings and specifications for complex products.

  • Recommend solid engineering solutions for design tolerance problems and coordinates implementation with Program Office and Design Engineering.

  • Evaluate and approves test plans and test equipment designs. Selects and orders capital test equipment using sound cost/payback analysis.

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

  • Eliminate/reduce test defects and improve test yields. Perform root cause analysis and take corrective action to resolve test failures.

  • Extensive use and application of standard engineering and manufacturing principles and processes.

  • Develop solutions to difficult technical problems of broad scope with little guidance from project managers.

  • Develop, implement and maintain test methods and processes in the manufacture and test of sub-assembly, module, and top level product for new or difficult product lines.

  • Provide in-depth technical assistance and training support to floor test technicians

  • Maintain test documentation in current configuration and oversees accurate change management procedures for all test documents. Resolves conflicts in documentation and process definition.

  • Develops complete knowledge of test systems and hardware.

  • Recommend and/or lead producibility projects to reduce support costs.

  • Analyze test data using statistical process control analysis skills to proactively reduce test flow inhibitors.

  • Analyze test approach, plans, and processes for cost reduction opportunities.

Basic Qualifications

STEM Bachelor's degree

US Citizenship or Permanent Residence

  • Min 4 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.