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United Technologies Corporation Senior Engineer - Project Engineering in Rockford, Illinois

Job ID: 01363467

City: Rockford

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA

Electric Systems is looking for a dynamic and energetic Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leader to work with a multi-disciplined, technical team in the design, development, production and field support of aircraft Secondary Power Distribution Systems (SPDS) products. The preferred candidate must have a track record of leading teams, project management, electrical design experience, and strong analytical problem solving skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the program technical performance of a design team (4 - 6 team members)

  • Responsible of project and technical oversight

  • Interfacing with management, suppliers, customers, and members of the technical design team

  • Project planning including tracking and reporting on budget and schedule performance through Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) techniques.

  • Supporting customer milestones and deliverables to meet program business plan

  • Provide timely and effective communication to management and customers

  • Lead engineering investigations to establish root cause, and implement appropriate corrective actions

  • Develop update and implement standard work, tools and processes throughout the design, development and qualification program

  • Lead by example the use of ACE tools and standard work for continuous improvement


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR

  • Advance degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required


Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and execute to a program plan

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace Engineering or a similar discipline

  • Progression in design, test, and fabrication of electrical systems which include hardware and software components

  • Experience with technologies related to specifically power distribution systems

  • Experience in utilizing Microsoft Project, Excel, Power Point software

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, 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!

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

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Ability to buy an additional week of vacation

  • Employee scholar program

  • Funding of courses for pursuing approved certifications

  • Annual Merit and performance review

  • Numerous paths for advancement – both within team you join and outside

  • UTFlex program consideration

  • Primary CareTake leave

  • Parental Leave

  • 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.


  • A Background check and a drug screen are required for every external new hire in the U.S.

  • A re-hire will be drug screened if it has been 12 months since they were last employed by UTC.

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.

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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