Rockwell Collins Sr Mechanical Engineer - Comm Products Mechanical Design in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 10915

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

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We are currently searching for a Sr Mechanical Engineer - Comm Products Mechanical Design to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

The Government Systems (GS) Communication Engineering Organization is seeking candidates for a contract Senior Mechanical Engineering position in the Communications Products Mechanical Design group. The position will support the electronics packaging design and development of communication and data link products for ground, shipboard and airborne applications. Our team is looking for innovative, determined and passionate engineers to quickly solve complex problems to support the packaging and design of military electronic communications products. This position is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Job Responsibilities

The candidate must possess knowledge of principles and techniques commonly used in product development, perform assignments requiring the use and application of moderate to advanced mechanical engineering principles, and techniques and be capable of performing mechanical design and analysis to meet severe environment system requirements.

Responsibilities include packaging conceptualization, design analysis (thermal, shock and vibration), system sizing for thermal performance consideration, trade studies, integration, test and analysis correlation, reliability analysis, and technology transition. Specific tasks include: enclosure structural design; printed wiring board mechanical design support; address environmental design considerations such as thermal, vibration, EMI, and other; design verification; prototype build; qualification test support; and production transition to the factory. The position requires interaction with various electrical engineers to establish functional partitioning and boundary conditions.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.

  • US Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance

Required Technical Skills/Experience:

  • Applied knowledge of moderate to advanced mechanical engineering principles and techniques commonly used in product development

  • Capable of performing mechanical design and analysis to meet severe environment system requirements

  • Working knowledge of structural, dynamic and thermal analysis tools (e.g. ANSYS)

Desired Technical Skills/Experience:

  • Prior Rockwell Collins technical experience in mechanical engineering

  • Familiarity of electronic product packaging requirements

  • Working knowledge of mechanical CAD tools (e.g. UG-NX)

  • Knowledge in the area of design for low cost, manufacturability and small volume packaging

  • Familiarity with MIL-STD-810 and MIL-S-901 requirements

  • Ability to decompose mechanical requirements to support design efforts

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.