Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Co-op (Summer/Fall 2023) (Onsite)


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Windsor Locks, CT

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United States of America


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

The ideal Manufacturing Engineer co-op candidate is creative, energetic, and adaptable with a positive attitude to lead teams through competing demands, address productivity improvements, and drive a cost reduction culture. The Manufacturing Engineer - Advanced Manufacturing & Special Processes Co-op will gain experience managing all aspects of the development, implementation, and improvement of Heat Exchanger projects for the Power & Controls Air Management Systems business. They will strengthen their leadership skills for flawless execution in production and development programs and works closely with the management team to ensure alignment with customers’ needs and to drive high performance manufacturing systems. This position is full-time, Monday-Friday, and will run May/June- December; it is only eligible for current students with a graduation date past December 2023.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Accountable for execution within the established metrics for productivity, cost reduction, and technology projects to improve Advanced Manufacturing & Special Processes.

  • Positively impact manufacturing processes, quality, productivity, and technology through all phases of the product life cycle, from inception to aftermarket support and across the entire suite of products.

  • Track design and make of tooling for machining operations

  • Track status of Solumina plans and author as required; ensure resources available for timely completion

  • Fully support and participate in the resolution of quality issues and processing of Quality Notices to support production.

  • Develop machining processes

  • Work within the IPD Team to identify areas of concern and develop solutions (including formal DFMEA)

  • Drive PFMEA and development of Process Control Plan

  • Communicate and coordinate hourly support with Supervision, including OT planning

  • Manage various manufacturing development projects to MRL6

  • Ensure manufacturing processes are capable (CpK >=1.33)

  • Lead teams (including at suppliers) in support of manufacturing improvement, productivity, cost reduction projects

  • Develop metrics and tracking systems to identify, track, execute and complete machining projects with measurable milestones consistent with the program objectives

  • Participate in proposals and manufacturing plans

  • Coordinate with the IE team to implement Lean Transformation projects

  • Lead root cause investigations and implement systemic corrective actions and process improvements related to machining operations

  • Participate in development of Technology Development Plans (TDPs) including funding and staffing requirements

  • Achieve customer satisfaction, measured by feedback analysis and other metrics

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

Preferred Qualifications

  • Aviation or Aerospace experience

  • Program / Project Management experience

  • Engineering experience

  • Experience leveraging excellent written and verbal communication skills to deliver successful programs

  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple tasks, resolving complex problems, ensuring deliverables are met on time, within budget to customer needs.

  • Related experience in manufacturing and engineering

  • Demonstrated project management leadership with accomplishments in a related field

  • Demonstrated experience leveraging strong communication, teaming and results oriented skills.

* 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.

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.

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.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

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.

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