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Principal Mechanical Systems Engineer (Actuation)

Company: Raytheon Technologies
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Date Posted:
United States of America
HCA21: Aerostructures - Chula Vista 850 Lagoon Blvd, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 USA
Position Role Type:
Collins Aerospace Aerostructures is looking for an aerospace Principal Mechanical Systems Engineer (Actuation) who will be responsible for all phases of Nacelle Actuation Systems development (e.g. requirements, design, analysis, validation, verification, and in-service support), including integration with aircraft systems and engine controls. In addition, you will have exposure as the Point-of-Contact (POC) to international customers and suppliers.

The position is working in a Hybrid capacity, a mix of onsite and remote from home, at our Chula Vista CA facility. Relocation assistance is available.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage technical deliverables of actuation suppliers
  • Coordinate cross-functional, global teamwork
  • Derive requirements and define system architecture and interfaces
  • Lead failure root cause and corrective action investigations
  • Support system integration and verification planning
  • Correlate test data with system models
  • Communicate with external customers, and internal senior leadership regularly to resolve technical issues.
  • Visit suppliers/customers as required to support investigations and testing
  • Establish and mature relationships across departments for technical alignment, problem resolution and customer support (aftermarket, supply chain, program technical office)
  • Communicate and make presentations to senior level leadership
  • Able to travel up to 25% domestically and internationally when circumstances permit
  • Perform other duties as required

    Basic Qualifications

    • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations or equivalent experience and minimum 8 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience
      • U.S. Person (U.S. citizen, permanent resident, refugee or asylee) or eligible to obtain necessary export authorizations required
      • Experience with aerospace system integration and verification/validation

        Preferred Qualifications

        • Experience with requirements management (e.g. DOORS)
        • Experience with RTCA DO-160 qualification testing
        • Simulation and/or modeling experience using MATLAB/Simulink, and/or Cameo or equivalent SysML tools
        • Experience with electrical aircraft actuation systems and/or components
        • Familiar with ARP4754 guidelines
        • Experience with aircraft hydraulic systems and/or components
        • Understanding of LEAN/Continuous Improvement
        • Important to be creative, analytical, self-starter, energetic and work well in a team environment at all levels of organization

          Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. 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.

          Advanced Structures:

          Our Advanced Structures team leverages advanced materials and additive manufacturing to develop complex interior and exterior solutions. These solutions ensure structural integrity of the aircraft, help aircraft take off and land, stay trim in the air, move forward, carry cargo and conduct rescues. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement - we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

          Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

          Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


          * Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

          Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

          Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

          Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed.

          Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world - and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

          Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

          • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
          • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
          • Tuition reimbursement program
          • Student Loan Repayment Program
          • Life insurance and disability coverage
          • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
          • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
          • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
          • Adoption Assistance
          • Autism Benefit
          • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
          • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
          • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
          • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
          • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
          • 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.

            • 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

              The salary range for this role is 94,000 USD - 196,000 USD; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills. Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.
              RTX 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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