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United States of America


HAL02: Aerostructures-Foley 1300 West Fern Ave, Foley, AL, 36535 USA

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Rohr, Inc. d/b/a Collins Aerospace is looking for a Principal Engineer, Mechanical Engineering in Foley, Alabama.

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage product development activities including engineering studies, feasibility studies, cost estimates, implementation of standard and non-standard specifications, drawing board layout and interpretation, and development of performance or maintenance requirements.

  • Execute test and qualification for systems, sub-systems, and components. Review test results in relation to design or rated specifications and test objectives and recommend modification or adjustments of equipment to meet specifications.

  • Ensure commonality and optimization of product and components to drive improvement in design quality through the reduction in design errors and escapes.

  • Test models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications and necessity of modification.

  • Review parts, specifications, designs, or sketches for machines, components, systems or work orders/purchase requests.

  • Communicate and cooperate with quality clinic and related departments to ensure product quality and support the test and verification of field issues.

  • May provide technical support as an internal consultant in the trial-manufacture of new products, components or equipment, follow up and resolve mechanical/electrical issues.

  • 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.

  • Apply research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines.

  • Evaluate and analyze various mechanical products to determine their cost-effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Evaluate field installations and recommend design modifications to eliminate malfunctions.

Required Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a related field and at least 7 years of progressive experience in a Mechanical Engineering or related position. In the alternative, at least a master’s degree or its equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a related field and at least 5 years of experience in a Mechanical Engineering or related position would be acceptable.

  • At least 5 years of experience with structural/systems layout and conceptual layouts

  • At least 5 years of experience with lightweight aircraft structures

  • Demonstrable knowledge of integration engineering of paints, markings, steps and gaps and podding requirements

  • Demonstrable knowledge of Catia V5, Enovia and Team-Center

  • Demonstrable knowledge of Aircraft Nacelles and Thrust Reversers

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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Principal Engineer, Mechanical Engineering (Foley, AL)
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