Senior Tool Quality Engineer, ChulaVista, California

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ChulaVista, California

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United States of America


HCA21: Aerostructures – Chula Vista 850 Lagoon Blvd, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 USA

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Collins Aerospace is looking for a Senior Tooling Quality Engineer who will work with the Global Tooling Team to provide support to all Aerostructures sites and suppliers.

You will be collaborating with mechanical engineering, the data analytics team, supply chain, production and suppliers. You will provide support and oversite for Metrology Inspections at all Aerostructures sites. In addition, you will have an opportunity to develop advanced inspection techniques and processes.

The position will be working in a Hybrid capacity at our Chula Vista CA facility. Relocation Assistance is available.

Primary Responsibilities

Develop inspection plans, requirements, and procedures to ensure tool / product conformance.
Support Quality Technicians with regards to metrology inspection and reverse engineering.
Support inspection activities by providing complete documentation and inspection packages as required by contract.
Participate in, support, mentor and coordinate various levels of Quality requirements related to tooling
Conduct quality contract reviews and incorporate customer requirements into tool quality procedures.
Perform QMS related audits.
Support equipment certification of Laser Trackers / PCMM / Scanners.
Support Digital Product Definition (DPD) plan, software testing, data analysis and training.
Support tooling transfers and startup activities to resolve Quality issues.
Maintain Site quality records, metrics, and databases.
Develop, manage and maintain Scripts and Macros to reduce cycle time and increase efficiency of the team
Able to communicate and make presentations to internal management level personnel.
Able to travel up to 20% domestically and internationally when circumstances permit
Perform other duties and required

Basic Qualifications

Typically requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Aerospace experience
Basic understanding of design and manufacturing methods
Experience reading and interpreting 2D & 3D drawings.
Familiar with ISO 9001 / AS9100 standards.
Proficient in MS Office-Excel, Word & PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge in CATIA V5 or similar CAD system.
Structured problem-solving tools.
Experience with Laser Trackers, PCMMs, Scanners, Photogrammetry, or similar metrology systems
VBA and other programming skills

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! 

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 program
Student Loan Repayment Program
Life insurance and disability coverage
Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
Adoption Assistance         
Autism Benefit
Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
Teladoc Medical Experts, 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

The salary range for this role is 75,000 USD – 161,000 USD; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills.

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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