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Raytheon Technologies Sr. Engineer, Mechanical Engineering in Rockford, Illinois

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United States of America


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

This position is for an experienced Mechanical Engineer.

This person will execute all elements/activities of product design and development and testing. They will be responsible for enhancing commonality and optimization of product and components across the entire Mission Systems Business Unit.

The role’s primary focus will be on the design and development of Gearbox, Rotating, Pump products. Experience in Tribology, CAD, and CFD.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage elements of product design and development activities including requirements review and decomposition, concepts, analysis, cost & timing estimates, and proposal inputs

  • Generate and manage all design and development activities associated with the concept and Detailed Design to include models/drawings parts, specifications, analysis, and technical design control documentation for components, sub-systems, and systems

  • Define, document, and execute development, acceptance, and qualification testing for assigned components, sub-systems and systems

  • Define, document and execute all design change activities identified throughout the complete product lifecycle

  • Research, plan, design, and develop mechanical products and systems in areas including, but not limited to, mechanical, thermal, hydraulic, thermodynamic, or heat transfer for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy

  • Evaluate and analyze mechanical hardware to determine relevancy and cost effectiveness for incorporation into current and future products

  • Coordinate/Collaborate across the Mission System Business Unit to identify opportunities for commonization and optimization of product and process

  • Work with quality clinic and related departments to support the test and verification of field issues

  • Support the selection and coordination of product vendors throughout the entire product lifecycle to include vendor qualification, issue resolution, and product acceptance

  • Manage, execute, document, and present the results of Relentless Root Cause Corrective Action (RRCCA) investigations crossing functional boundaries

    Basic Qualifications:

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

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

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

• Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

• 5 + years of MCAD experience

• 5+ years of CFD and Thermal Analysis

US Citizen required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Focus on Gearbox / Tribology

  • FEA experience

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.

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.

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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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.