Engineering Project Assistant, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Role Title:  Engineering Project Assistant (EPA)

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Contract Basis: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Lane Cove, Sydney, Australia

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

We’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defence. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Role overview:

The EPA will be responsible for assisting software, hardware and systems engineers with administrative, documentation, process and general engineering related support activities. Individuals must demonstrate the ability to support several engineers, providing the wide variety of administrative and computer skills to assist engineering projects. Assignments typically include: 

Preliminary document formatting and preparation utilising computing resources with a variety of applications 
Performs as primary engineering support focal point for inquiries and problem resolution during product development
Provides support to the release and revision phases of the engineering development cycle 
Performs project non-technical duties 
Serves as process and tool expert for engineering design teams
Ordering and kitting of parts, coordinating builds, managing short lead time requests, creating and managing parts tracking spreadsheets, working with purchasing to obtain quotes and lead times, coordinating shipments
Must possess ability to coordinate and lead activities as well as strong organisation and analytical skills 

Primary responsibilities:

Edits format of software/hardware/systems documentation.  Verifies change requests are in the proper state and implements into documentation. Performs data conversion using various application media for software development or project file maintenance
Provides tools expertise and support to Engineering: MS Office Apps, requirements capture databases, change management and tracking tools. Generate reports as required
Interfaces with engineers and engineering managers to create/edit documentation
Ensures compliance with the Third-Party Intellectual Property process  
Collects metrics and supports the preparation of presentation materials for analysis  
Works with Engineering to train on processes and tools. Identifies opportunities for continuous process improvements
Ordering and tracking parts
BOM creation
Facilitating document reviews
Releasing drawings/documents, tracking and ordering COTS parts and CFE/GFE 
Shipping as required, and other general support as requested
Edits format of required documentation
Interfaces with technicians, engineers and engineering managers to create/edit documentation 
Supports the development and maintenance of site, department and project information portals
Assists in tracking action items and tasks, risk management tools, and tasks in the change management tools
Supports the Bid & Proposal process, assisting in bid narratives and bid reviews  
Acts as primary focal and liaison for program support, across engineering and other departments 
Networks with both internal and external personnel at multiple levels
Generally works on assignments which are given by the engineering teams
Works with engineering teams to effectively resolve issues
Prepares presentations
Coordinates the interaction of project/program team and support functions to communicate schedule and status  
Often facilitates internal and/or external meetings  
Other general support as requested

Skills and experience:


Australian citizenship
Must be able to obtain and maintain an Australian Security Clearance (security clearance is required)
Strong communication, organisational and interpersonal skills 
Highly detail oriented 
Ability to work on teams in a collaborative environment 
Ability to receive work from peers, engineers and managers 
Quick learner 
Able to retain information quickly 
Self-starter and proposals that are clearly and concisely written. 
Advanced skills in Microsoft Word 
Strong knowledge with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint as well as O365


Experience using JIRA
Experience developing and managing Confluence spaces
Experience using Jama
Experience using PLM and/or ERP systems

RTX Raytheon / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBRTX-01586593  2023.01.14

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