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RTX Corporation Principal Project Engineer (Hybrid) in Windsor Locks, 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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The Electro-Mechanical Interface Devices (EMIDs) Principal Engineer will work with integrated product teams to develop new aircraft engine control system products. The position requires an experienced project engineer to accept a high level of responsibility within a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

The EMIDs Principal Engineer will be responsible for all technical aspects of electromechanical devices used to interface electronic controls with mechanical systems.

Eligible for relocation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the project technical execution of EMIDs design from requirement development, design, verification, and validation through production incorporation using Engineering standard work.

  • Manage project scope (requirements and change requests) ensuring it meets agreed to commitments.

  • Generate and maintain project schedules with understood dependencies, deliveries, and critical path.

  • Utilize Earned Value (EV) methods for managing project budget and schedule.

  • Identify risks and opportunities and resolve them through proactive ownership.

  • Confidently and independently provide clear, concise communications with peers and Collins leadership.

  • Manage and coordinate hardware development configurations throughout the engineering process.

  • Development and review system concepts and design requirements.

  • Lead investigation of issues found in service or engine tests.

  • Conduct research and select electromechanical devices for specific application in Collins products.

  • Review component interface documents and supplier manufacturing drawings.

  • Understand, develop, and execute development and qualification test procedures and reports.

  • Analyze, interpret, and report out test results.

  • Verify internal processes are being executed to reduce probability of engineering setbacks.

  • Read and interpret drawings, provide mark ups, and coordinate drawing releases.

  • Creates schedule and project budgets for new business proposals.

  • Implement Tools and processes to ensure robust RCCA.

  • Review supplier technical capabilities.

  • Support cost and weight reduction activities.

  • Support process improvement activities and Engineering Standard Work.

  • Align supplier technology readiness with Collins advanced control systems plans.

  • Mentor and train junior engineers on best engineering practices and Standard Work.

  • 10% domestic travel may be required.

    Qualifications/ Experience Needed:

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 8 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required.

  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirement.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be an independent and self-motivated individual.

  • Project Management skills

  • Experience working with electrical circuits, electro mechanics and hydraulics.

  • Working knowledge of magnetics, electronics, instrumentation, motion control, servomechanisms, sensors, and effectors.

  • Familiarity with 3D design tools, engineering materials and manufacturing processes

  • Experience using Microsoft Suite including Excel, Word, VISIO, PowerPoint, and Project

  • Experience working on multiple projects with competing priorities simultaneously is preferred.

  • Experience working with cross functional teams across department and business units is preferred.

  • Outstanding oral, written, and formal presentation communication skills.

  • Sharp critical thinking approaches.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to effectively execute multiple active projects.

Collins Aerospace, an RTX 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.


This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program. The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at RTX.

Minimum Program Qualifications

· Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application

· Have prior experience in functional area of interest

· Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position

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 ensure the role type (defined below) is appropriate for your needs before applying to this role.

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.

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! 

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.

Employee Referral Eligible

The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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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