United Technologies Corporation Project Engineer in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Job ID: 468699

City: Winston-Salem

State: North Carolina

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

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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.

At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?

With a global installed base of 1 million passenger seats, the Aftermarket Services business offers a comprehensive aftermarket service to our customers. These services include spare parts supply and repair services across all classes of seat whether it is Super First Class, Business Class or Economy Class.

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Project Engineer in our Aftermarket Services business located in Winston-Salem, NC .


  • Act as a project focal by providing technical leadership and management to projects. Such responsibilities may include project scheduling, allocation of design resources, coordination of design engineer activities, providing supervisory guidance to team members, and monitoring and controlling technical activities for design projects.

  • Work with sales team, engineering project team members, and engineering management to ascertain compliance to the technical specifications, request for proposal (RFP), and statement of work (SOW).

  • Work with external customers from airlines, airframe and world class industrial design firms; Often serve as the primary technical point of contact for the customer.

  • Coordinate and/or prepare the creation of production drawings and documentation,

  • Use computer tools to design seats to meet customer requests; collaborate with cross functional team members to generate details, assembly drawings, models, bills of materials (BOM), and all associated production and development procedures/reports.

  • Work with all engineering groups to perform and/or verify engineering testing/ calculations of stress and flow for valve performance and safety margins; complete all relevant documentation for procurement, fabrication, and testing.

  • Participate in design reviews by presenting information package, including all typical supplier document requirement list (SDRL).

  • Create new seating designs based on proven products and generate modifications to existing designs to satisfy new customer driven requirements.

  • Provide design solutions to manufacturing problems and sustaining business.

  • Direct building of prototypes and development hardware.

  • May be called upon to perform design engineer duties including creation, modification and release of design drawings using CAD software (Unigraphics NX, Solidworks, Pro-E and Catia), validating design content, and verifying structural acceptability of designs.

  • Performs other related duties as required


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering from a four-year ABET accredited college or university

  • Three (3) years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of work and/or life experience, on-the-job-training, and/or formal education.

  • Previous experience working with CAD software such as Unigraphics, Solidworks, Pro-E, and/or Catia required.

  • Experience using and/or willingness to learn Unigraphics NX required.


  • Project leadership experience

  • Prior experience in the design of mechanical systems for commercial aircraft seating

  • Experience working with Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) principles

  • Familiarity with FAA requirements

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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