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Senior Project Engineer

Company: Collins Aerospace
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Job Description:

Senior Project Engineer Date Posted: 2019-03-19-07:00 Country: United States of America Location: HIA02: Engine Comp (TFT) - WDM 4th St 811 Fourth Street, West Des Moines, IA, 50265 USA 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! This position is a seasoned Project Engineering professional working independently. Supports the development of project plans, schedules and budgets, tracks progress, resolves problems, develops solutions, and forecasts project revenue. Coordinates with other functional organizations. Identifies and addresses project problems, analyzes data gathered, and develops solutions and recommendations to solve problems, meet deadlines and optimize performance. Primary Responsibilities: Supports the development of project plans, schedules and budgets. Tracks progress, identifies and resolves obstacles to minimize disruption to project schedules to ensure smooth project operations. Forecasts project revenues, monitors costs and re-estimates project costs on a monthly basis to maximize project profitability and ensure business targets are met. Analyzes data gathered and develops solutions or alternative methods of proceeding to optimize performance and increase efficiency of work. Maintains and presents plans and progress reports relating to business aspects of the project(s) to track progress and ensure that established targets are met. Identifies and addresses project problems and recommends resolutions to ensure the successful completion of projects. Facilitates project tasks with the various functional organizations to ensure alignment with overall project objectives. Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion. Oversees and coordinates the administrative and operational aspects of ongoing projects within program guidelines. Liaises between project management and planning, project teams, and line management. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Reviews project and budget status, manages schedules and prepares reports. Monitors and assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives. Represents UTC as the primary customer contact for projects. Directs the work of employees assigned on projects in technical design, testing and manufacturing areas as well as administrative areas. Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test. Meets program schedules and budgets and maintains the integrated master schedules for project(s). Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and five years of prior project management experience or an Advanced degree and three years of prior project management experience Degree should be in Aerospace, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering Strong computer skills, including MS Office Preferred Qualifications: Strong Project Management skills - including planning, tracking, and executing design and development through production Prior Project Management experience in a hardware design/development and production environment PMP certification, a plus Experience with EVMS (Earned Value Management Systems) Experience leading cross functional teams with indirect reports Experience with ERP systems, SAP preferred Experience with solid modeling, Solidworks preferred Familiarity with FEA (finite element analysis) and CFD (computational fluid dynamics) Should be action and results oriented Experience with MS Project highly preferred Strong oral and written communication skills Education: Bachelor's or advanced degree in Aerospace, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering Due to federal regulation or contracting requirements, this position is only available to U.S. persons. At this time, Collins Aerospace will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position. 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. Note: 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 UTAS 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. Privacy Policy and Terms: Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms 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. Note to candidates regarding interview scams: We'd like to make it clear that UTC Aerospace Systems never asks candidates for money. If you've been approached with a job offer that you suspect may be fraudulent, we strongly recommend you do not respond, send money or personal information. Please report any suspicious activity to Talent Acquisition.

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