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Raytheon Technologies Lab Manager - System Integration in Rockford, Illinois

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United States of America


A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA

Collins Aerospace is seeking a Project Lead to support the Electric Power Systems (EPS) System Integration Labs. The System Integration Labs provide aircraft systems for multiple programs and projects to run development and qualification testing, as well as aircraft investigations. This position includes the creation and management of comprehensive schedules, tracking of key deliverables, management of lab user expectations, oversight of contractor resources, and management of PO’s.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all lab documentation has the appropriate ITC markings and is filed in appropriate program directories.

  • Assess lab issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and lab user satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Facilitate technical investigation with engineers to identify root causes of lab failures and implement corrective actions.

  • Responsible for scheduling preventative maintenance activities.

  • Support the ESBU Lab EH&S Safety Committee and Oversight Council.

  • Ensure EH&S Policy, Cardinal Rules, and requirements are understood and adhered to.

  • Perform Safety Test Readiness Review (STRR) for new Test Setup release.

  • Ensure Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulations are followed.

  • Create Work Orders for Facilities support of Customer/Program demand and recommend substitutes when required.

  • Place Orders for Spare Parts and Equipment to support Customer needs.

  • Support Calibration Lab and Test Equipment Requests for Configuration Control.

  • Asset Inventory Control Coordination of Collins, Govt, and Customer owned Test Equipment.

  • Conduct safety walk through and training evaluation and records for System Labs access.

  • Ensure that all System Labs personnel are following safety rules, and that the equipment they use is in safe condition

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to be onsite at test facilities

  • Experience working within fast-paced environments, ability to handle real-time situations, adapt to rapid change of direction and coordinate multiple projects in parallel

  • Experience working in a lab environment

  • Experience leading and working with multidisciplinary teams

  • Experience with qualification and certification of aircraft systems and components

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.

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.

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