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United Technologies Corporation Technical Publications - Quality Compliance in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job ID: 01360010

City: Cedar Rapids

State: Iowa

Country: United States

Category: Quality

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.You could be a great fit for our Quality organization if:

• You take immense satisfaction and pride in the quality of your work.

• You’re the first to point out opportunities for continuous improvement (even outside of work…not at all to the annoyance of your friends and family).

• You understand the absolute importance of adhering to compliance…all while making your customers proud by achieving a zero-defect quality delivery plan.

OK. We got it. You live and breathe Quality. So do we! For us at Collins Aerospace, quality is personal. People’s lives and safety depend on the quality of our products. From the child flying for the first time, to the men and women who save lives, to the astronaut exploring outer space – what we do matters, every day. If you checked the boxes above, we invite you to join the Quality organization as we work to be the best aerospace company for the world by delighting our customers with 100 percent on-time delivery and zero defect parts.

Role Overview

The Technical Publications – Quality Compliance position includes, but is not limited to, performing quality audits on all publication and training product types, and influencing process decisions with knowledge and explanations of Quality Compliance policies, practices, and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs quality review on all technical publications and training products to ensure compliance with industry standards, departmental specifications, and product type requirements.

  • Makes pass/fail decisions based upon standardized quality inspection checklists.

  • Records quality results within department quality review tool.

  • Ability to communicate findings in a clear and concise manner to technical writers and instructors.

  • Train and assist others regarding quality questions and issues.

  • Informs leadership of abnormal findings.

  • Assists in the development of department policies, guidelines, and procedures to ensure quality and cost control

  • Reviews and makes recommendations for procedures that support compliance with industry and regulatory standards.

  • Influences others throughout the organization through explanation of policies, government regulations, and agency guidelines to ensure compliance with external standards.

  • Prepares and maintains Quality documentation.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with developing publications in ArborText Editor, Adobe FrameMaker, and MS Word.

  • Knowledge of industry (ATA-2200/2300, S1000D) and military writing specifications.

  • Professional attitude toward work assignments, customer relationships, and company/department goals and vision.

  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

  • High interpersonal communication skills, and must be able to present material effectively to both internal and external customers.

  • Strong attention to detail and personal organization.

Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizen.

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance.

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 7 years of relevant experience is required.

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.

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

• Tuition reimbursement

• Life insurance and disability coverage

• And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

United Technologies Corporation 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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United Technologies Corporation 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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