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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01368569 Date posted 11/08/2019 City Fort Worth State Texas Country United States

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United States of America


HTX17: Landing Gear - Fort Worth 2901 Northern Cross Blvd, Fort Worth, TX, 76137 USA

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Established in 1934, United Technologies Corp. (UTC) employs over 240,000 individuals and achieves net revenues in excess of $66B.  Through strategic acquisitions of companies such as Goodrich, Hamilton Sundstrand, B/E Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney in recent years, the UTC family and its subsidiary companies are positioned become innovation leaders in the Aerospace industry.

Collins Aerospace was created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems (UTAS) – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

Collins competitive benefits package includes:

Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

Tuition reimbursement (Employee Scholars Program)

Life insurance and disability coverage

Pet Insurance (New for 2020)

Plus discounts on travel, hotel, Apple products, and wireless programs

Additional Fort Worth, TX site specific benefits include:

Team building activities

Community service participation

This role requires the candidate to be a US Citizen under the current ITAR definition.

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.

Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way – the right way – to achieve what others can only dream of.

Primary location is Fort Worth, TX, secondary location is Independence, OH (Cleveland) area.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Project Head on a military program, the designer will be responsible for developing Landing Gear designs in response to military customer requirements and Collins design methodologies. Designer will conduct trade studies, layouts, tolerance stack-ups, and detailed part design and definition.

Primary Responsibilities:

Conducts design of Landing Gear and Systems components working within an integrated product development team and coordinating with divisional engineering to ensure product excellence and integrity is achieved.

Customer / Suppliers:

Liaise with customer/suppliers for all design related issues

Foster strong customer relationships through accountability, transparency and credibility

Work through requirements compliance and verification and validation activities

Design Tasks

Generates design documentation such as tolerance stack-ups, developmental and kinematic assemblies, interface agreements and proximity sensing analysis

Generates layouts and conducts trade studies to determine optimal design solutions

Generate detailed part and assembly definition drawings and models/FTA using CATIA V5

Create associated parts lists supporting part definition

Investigates design related issues and develops effective solutions

Develop Landing Gear and Landing Gear mechanisms from customer specifications considering regulatory requirements and Collins Engineering methodologies.

Present designs at internal and external design reviews to ensure the design meets requirements and expectations

Generates test requirements and supports the test lab for design related tests

Design to requirements and work with engineering team on requirements management

Problem Resolution

Performs Engineering investigations into failures and participates in Root Cause and Corrective Action

Ensure timely and satisfactory resolution of problems


Complies with all EH&S and ethics policies and guidelines and conducts themselves in a safe and ethical manner.

Maintains compliance to ITAR and regulatory requirements

Preferred Experience:

Experience with GD&T (ASME Y14.5) and familiar with ASME Y14.100 and Y14.41

Proficient CATIA V5 detailed modeling and FTA generation experience

Experience with Matrix One and SmarTeam PDM systems

Experience in new product development with a background in kinematics, mechanics, and hydraulics

Working knowledge of materials and surface treatments

Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and PPT

Strong communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to maintain good working relationships with internal and external

Basic Qualifications:
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience.In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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.

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