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United Technologies Corporation Staff Electrical Engineer in Rockford, Illinois

Job ID: 01365350

City: Rockford

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


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

The next chapter of our future as an aerospace company is here, and we are excited about what this means for our employees and customers! Get onboard the Collins Aerospace Operations team and play a part in managing our innovative products from inception to delivery. The Operations team continues to grow and aims to strengthen the connection of Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain and Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) across Collins Aerospace. In this dynamic environment , you will have the opportunity to network across our businesses and functions, all while improving the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations worldwide.

Role Overview

We are looking to add a talented and forward-thinking Staff Electrical Engineer to our team in Rockford, IL. Our organization provides test solutions to internal customers. Our primary customers are the Electric Systems engineering organization (located in Rockford) and our two production plant sites (located in Phoenix & Puerto Rico).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Candidate to perform conceptual and detailed electrical hardware design, analysis, documentation, procurement, and fabrication support for test solutions designed for Electric Systems products used in development, qualification, and production test environments.

  • Hardware designs that will support electrical power generation, distribution, and power electronics products used by every major airframer around the world. It is not unusual for our production test solutions to be in service for 20-40 years.

  • Effective use of problem-solving skills and analytical thinking

  • Capable of communicating effectively with team members, internal & external customers

  • Data analysis/investigation in support of robustness and yield improvement activities

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team that includes project, circuit, software, requirement, manufacturing, and product engineers

  • Coaching and technical guidance to less experienced electrical engineers supporting development of test hardware.


Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering preferred

Master’s degree preferred

10+ years of experience preferred

Ability to mentor junior Electrical Engineers preferred

Basic Qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 11 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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