Senior Design Engineer, HaltomCity, Texas

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HaltomCity, Texas

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United States of America


HTX17: Landing Gear – Fort Worth 4630 N. Beach Street , Haltom City, TX, 76137 USA

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Collins Aerospace is seeking to hire a Senior Design Engineer who will work in Landing Gear (LG), and report to the Chief of Design. The Principal Design Engineer will support the division wide (design) engineering organization via design audits, design philosophy development, design engineering standard practice development, maintenance, and training. In addition, this individual will also be engaged in the development of the technology roadmap and progression of technology development goals. 

LOCATION: HYBRID to local Fort Worth, TX Location

Required to work on-site as needed.

Primary Responsibilities:

Acting as a Landing Gear Subject Matter Expert:
Support the development of new Landing Gear and Actuation designs via the implementation of robust internal design review processes and standard design practice adoption.
Continuous Improvement (RCCA) investigation and Product Safety review participation, and design staff mentoring coupled with concurrent guidance and input throughout all phases of product design and in-service support (i.e.: troubleshooting).
Supports ownership, development, and maintenance of the Landing Gear Engineering Design Manuals
Ensures knowledge of and understanding of the manual content by coordinating/ conducting training as necessary.
Responsible for methodical and period review for applicability and required updates ensuring linkage to corrective actions, lessons learned, innovation and technology progression.
Supports the Chief Innovation Engineer relative to the investigation of, development, and management of new technologies.  
May act as a project lead for selected technology development efforts. 
Support and trouble-shoot any in-development and/or in-service technical product issues as requested/required.
Act as a resource to offer or evaluate new ideas aimed at solving challenges or needs as brought forth by the business.
Be an integral team member in all Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) activity along with other members of the Chief Engineering Office.
Aid in problem resolution and actively review/participate in Engineering investigations to ensure robust Root Cause and Corrective Action closure.
Responsible for coordinating and performance of periodic audits of designers within the project teams to ensure compliance with released standards.
Acts as mentor to less experienced design staff, including coaching as required. 

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of prior relevant experience OR
Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years’ experience OR
In absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required
Experience in the design of landing gear, including the integration of complex mechanical/hydraulic aerospace systems
Must meet all requirements under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
Must be US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

Comprehensive knowledge of Aerospace Landing Gear Design, Qualification, analysis techniques and manufacturing methods
Demonstrated competence in configuration of mechanisms with complex motion.
Knowledge of stress/fatigue/performance analysis of aerospace products
Strong understanding of various traditional Manufacturing Processes and cost drivers associated with each.
Strong understanding and efficient application of GD&T
Strong fundamental understanding of aerospace hydraulics and associated components (I.e.: Aerospace Fluids, Sealing, Valves, actuators).
Proficient CATIA V5 skills (Design, Assembly, FTA, Kinematics)
Strong verbal, written and presentation skills.
Analysis Software (I.e.: ABAQUS, MATLAB) considered a strong asset.
Knowledge of Composites/Additive Manufacturing considered a significant asset.

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.

Our Advanced Structures team leverages advanced materials and additive manufacturing to develop complex interior and exterior solutions. These solutions ensure structural integrity of the aircraft, help aircraft take off and land, stay trim in the air, move forward, carry cargo and conduct rescues. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable, and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!? 

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.


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role. 

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products. 

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. 

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).  An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed.   

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings. 

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.

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.

RTX Raytheon / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBRTX-01591184  2023.03.10

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