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Raytheon Technologies Senior Materials & Process Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona

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United States of America


HAZ01: Interiors (Evac Sys)-Phoenix 3414 S 5th Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85040 USA

As a Materials and Process Engineer at our Evacuation Solutions site, this role will work with minimal guidance and have the ability to communicate training and instruction to the engineering Community. The engineer will recommend materials and processes, write specifications, ensure compliance of materials with internal, customer, and environmental requirements, conduct failure investigations, write reports, develop and conduct test plans, and support the disposition of materials with quality questions. The position requires interfacing with internal and external customers as well as suppliers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple projects and project task activities. Project activities include project plan development, material processing and testing, data collection and analysis, and summarizing information in comprehensive technical reports.

  • Demonstrates high level of self-initiative and bias for action.

  • Direct/delegate multiple tasks and activities including providing direction to lower-level engineers, technicians, and production personnel to achieve project objectives.

  • Maintain responsibility and accountability for entire task/project.

  • Propose/create new procedures as required.

  • Demonstrated ability to propose projects and prioritize efforts without loss of lower-priority tasks for self and supporting personnel.

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and exercise creativity to develop and/or implement practical solutions and patentable materials and processes.

  • Provides technical leadership and assists in training less experienced engineers, when required, to help them diagnose and solve problems and enhance their capabilities.

  • Collaborates with engineering staff to identify possible chemical or materials engineering related problems.

  • Analyzes, researches, and develops materials and their related fabrication and application processes to develop and optimize materials for use in engineering design of and/or application in structures, systems and subsystems.

  • Performs material analyses that include, but are not limited to, failure analysis, for parts, systems and subsystems, and definition and requirement specifications.

  • Execute tasks aligned with the engineering standard work tool.

  • Supports the development of project plans, schedules and budgets for projects under his/her responsibility to ensure adherence to the established program plan, schedule, and budget.

  • Identifies and addresses project problems and recommends resolutions to ensure the successful completion of projects.

  • Facilitates project tasks with the various functional organizations to ensure alignment with overall project objectives.

  • Design, perform and supervise material testing and verification tests within the lab.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required

  • Experience with polymer material test method development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Chemistry, Material science, or Chemical engineering preferred

  • Experience using and evaluating data from different pieces of Analytical Equipment (e.g. Tensile testing, DMA, DSC, FTIR, TGA, DMA, Rheometer, etc.) to drive formulation work and decision-making.

  • Proven track record of “getting things done.” This position will require a fair amount of lab work, so the individual must be hands-on and able to get things accomplished remotely.

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.

At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?

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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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.