Senior Welding Manufacturing Engineer (Onsite), Lenexa, Kansas

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Lenexa, Kansas

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United States of America


HKS31: US041-Lenexa, KS 15701 W 95th Street , Lenexa, KS, 66219 USA

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This position is for a Senior Welding Manufacturing Engineer (Welding Officer) that is a subject matter expert in welding and brazing processes, being the advisor and consultant to support operations. Performs conventional to advanced engineering assignments applying concepts, techniques, analysis, and decision tools to promote and implement changes in manufacturing operations.  Checks manufacturability of products and implements manufacturing processes and changes to improve products and reduce costs.

Primary Responsibilities

Performs Manufacturing Engineering assignments under general direction and supervision.
Performs as Subject Matter Expert for welding and brazing processes.
Assesses and checks new designs drawings for feasibility for manufacturing.
Drives changes regarding welding technical requirements.
Specifies how welds shall be made to meet specified requirements.
Provides technical input to procure welding equipment or devices.
Provides technical input for commissioning, marking, or handling of tools and devices regarding welding.
Ensures that weld quality is obtained, and that regulations, standards, specifications, and other client requirements are satisfied
Provides technical input for safety, equipment, and standards.
Leads DCRs, FAIs and releases parts for operations.
Technical consultant to welding processes, environment, qualification, and training.
Trains welders to AWS D17 and our processes
Selection of laboratories for welding joints or seams analysis and approves results.
Set technical requirements for selection of material, storage condition and shelf life.
Defines corrective actions, and root cause analysis with quality management.
Provides advisory to Ops Manager regarding process concerns
Plans the sequence of operations and procedures and documents manufacturing standard work
Validate and approve documentation regarding process
Releases and approves welding and brazing parts for manufacturing processes.
Writes and/or modifies manufacturing work instructions, calibration and acceptance test procedures for welding and brazing
Monitors and ensures mandatory modifications, programs, and bulletins are incorporated or complied with, as required by the customer and the applicable regulatory requirements, to ensure legal compliance and adherence to quality standards.
Audits manufacturability of existing products, and recommends modifications or adaptations to address quality, customer, product, or productivity constraints.
Conducts tests and measurements throughout stages of production to determine control over applicable variables; and services, troubleshoots and solves production process problems with processes or equipment already in operation.
Conducts analysis of manufacturing processes and equipment to diagnose failures.
Analyze customer returns for root cause and leads corrective action efforts in cooperation with Product Engineering.
Develops, supports and updates PFMEAs.
Conduct studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control through the application of Lean principles.
Research new processes, methods, and equipment and make recommendations to achieve continuous improvement in assigned areas of the factory.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience OR
Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience OR
In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Trained on ISO14731 and AWS D17
Previous experience of welding and brazing operations
Experience of troubleshooting of welding related problems
Ability to provide the status of work assignments at any time and can quickly produce any documentation or information that is needed.
Uses various software packages to maintain and update documents and records
Must have strong analytical and mechanical troubleshooting skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

NADCAP Certification experience
Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
AutoCad 2D experience
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications, and technical data
Lean Manufacturing experience
General PLC experience

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.

At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?

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 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

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

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