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Raytheon Technologies Senior Sustaining Project Engineer in Rockford, Illinois

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United States of America


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

Mechanical Power Conversion has an exciting opportunity for a driven and ambitious future leader. Mechanical Power Conversion (MPC) is growing due to high customer demand and needs a Senior Sustaining Project Engineer. In this position the qualified individual will have the opportunity to lead cross-functional teams in engineering, operations, quality, purchasing, etc. to support production programs across a variety of pump technologies. As part of the project engineer role a successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining engineering support to the production organization to ensure deliveries and commitments are met. The successful candidate will manage internal and external customer relationships while maintaining constant communication to the sustaining team and management. Additionally, the role requires a strong understanding of mechanical pump operating principles. Furthermore, this role will have the opportunity to make a direct impact on the financial success of our site. MPC is on the lookout for an ambitious candidate who is a superb communicator with strong technical skills and who wants to make an impact in the aerospace industry.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Confidently provide clear, concise communications with peers and Collins leadership.

  • Lead Root Cause & Corrective Action (RCCA) efforts to identify causes and mitigation plans for issues affecting pump program productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction

  • Provide customer support for Field Failure investigations

  • Support the fleet and depot site activations

  • Pursue cost saving opportunities to maximize project profitability.

  • Conduct meetings and consolidate and present plans and progress reports relating to business aspects of the project.

  • Liaise between project management and planning, project teams, and production line management as necessary to support plant output.

  • Support Quality investigations as necessary when piece-part issues affect product deliveries.

  • Understand, optimize, improve and execute test procedures

  • Analyze, interpret, and report out test results

  • Verify internal processes are being executed to reduce probability of engineering setbacks.

  • Read and interpret drawings, provide mark ups, and coordinate drawing releases

  • Estimate and tracks project budget and schedule utilizing EVMS decision making

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 10%

  • Feed back production issues and observations to the New Products team to support design and process improvements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience OR

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

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

  • Must be a US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering is preferred

  • Demonstrated leadership in a production role supporting aerospace rotating equipment is preferred

  • Mechanical aptitude and experience with pumping hardware is preferred

  • Experience working with cross functional teams across department and business units is preferred

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!


  • 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

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

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