Principal Project Engineer – HALO (Hybrid), WindsorLocks, Connecticut

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WindsorLocks, Connecticut

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United States of America


01: Building 01 Windsor Locks One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096 USA

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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.

Principal Project Engineer – HALO (Hybrid)

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.  Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Collins Aerospace Systems is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. Collins Aerospace is a business unit within Raytheon Technologies and our products reside in deep space, low earth orbit, undersea and on the ground. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. The Collins Aerospace business has contributed to significant advances in ground, air, space and imaging technology for over 85 years. Within Collins Aerospace we design and manufacture Environmental Control and Life Support Systems on the International Space Station, including the space suit, and undersea in submarines. 

Project Engineer to lead Integrated Product Team efforts. This position will take direction from the program Project Engineering lead and Program Chief Engineer for the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) program in the Deep Space value stream. Hardware is comprised of an Active Thermal Control Heat Transfer System (ATCHTS) including but not limited to controllers, pumps, accumulators, valves, heat exchangers, and sensors.

Role Responsibilities:

Drive world class project management process using integrated scheduling, earned value management, and risk and opportunity management
Work collaboratively with other Engineering disciplines (Systems, Software, Mechanical, and Electrical), Programs, Production, Quality and Supply Chain to develop an integrated execution plan to satisfy customer requirements across applicable operating conditions
Facilitate project tasks with the various functional organizations to ensure alignment with overall project objectives.
Track team’s integrated execution performance to plan
Analyze, identify, and address execution problems, recommend and implement resolutions to ensure the successful completion of project(s)
Forecast project revenues, monitor costs, and re-estimate project costs monthly to maximize project profitability and ensure business objectives are met
Maintain and present plans and progress reports relating to business aspects of the project(s) to track progress and ensure that established targets are met.
Ability to balance demands of multiple projects
Work autonomously with limited oversight from manager
Support root cause investigations and corrective actions for field returns and production issues
Develop bids based on customer proposal requests
Participate in continuous improvement efforts for project execution efficiency
Champion superior ethical and professional behavior in all situations

The candidate will drive the execution of all engineering responsibilities on the program while meeting both internal and external customer expectations. Direct communication with customers will be required. This position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written), technical experience, and the ability to work as cross-functional team member.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations OR Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience OR In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required
Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

BA/BS in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering degree
MA/MS in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Chemical Engineer or MBA degree
Prior experience in related Engineering discipline(s)
Experience with environmental control hardware
Exceptional organizational, analytical, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritize both daily issues and strategize longer term projects
Superior interpersonal and influencing skills, including coaching and mentoring of other engineering staff
Strong computer skills, MS Office, Windchill
Natural presence/comfortable presenting to internal and external customers
Ability to bring team members together and work problems to resolution
A desire to lead with the purpose of improving IPT performance

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.

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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