Collins Aerospace
Windsor Locks, CT

About $79,000 - $110,000 a year

Date Posted:

United States of America

01: Building 01 Windsor Locks One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096 USA
Mechanical Engineer (01317238)

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!

Collins Aerospace is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our Heat Exchanger team in Windsor Locks, CT; relocation is offered. The Mechanical Engineer will work with an integrated design team of project engineering, manufacture engineering, structures, purchasing and other product functions. In this team, the Mechanical Engineer will collaborate with the team to generate functional requirements that will meet the internal and external customers’ needs and requirements. You will calculate stress via finite element and analysis or hand calculations to ensure the part will meet requirements’ and support advance analysis if needed. You will also communicate throughout the development stage to management and the customer on the design, progress, and how it complies with the requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:
Work with an Integral Product Development, IPD, team to develop heat exchangers.
Model Concepts for trade studies and analysis in Unigraphics.
Build Finite Element Models to analyze components for static and dynamic loads.
Present the design and analysis to internal and external customers.

Basic Qualifications:
High School Diploma (or Equivalent) and 7+ years of Mechanical Engineering experience, OR
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution with 3+ years of Mechanical Engineering experience, OR
Master’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution with 1+ years of Mechanical Engineering experience.
Minimum of one prior internship required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to understand Finite Element Analysis tools.
Proficient in the use of PC based office software.
Ability to communicate clearly in spoken and written form.
Proficient in the use of CAM/CAD (NX, Catia, Creo, Solid Works, Etc.).
Experience with structural and mechanical design of plate fin heat exchangers or similar components.
Experience with sheet metal fabrication, brazing, and welding techniques.
Ability to manage parallel responsibilities and meet schedule commitments.
Ability to read and understand manufacturing definition and tolerances.
Excellent English writing skills including the ability to write clear and thorough stress report.
Ability to understand code/script tools (Python, MatLab, VB, etc.).

High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Preferred Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an Accredited Institution.
Master’s Degree in Engineering from an Accredited Institution.
Due to federal regulation or contracting requirements, this position is only available to a U.S. Person. At this time, Collins Aerospace will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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