Rockwell Collins Senior Industrial Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 12572

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?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Senior Industrial Engineer 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

Provides technical support to Operations in the form of enabling and improving the flow of manufacturing utilizing the disciplines of industrial and mechanical engineering. Assignments range from straightforward and reactionary in nature to complex and strategic. Uses independent judgment to make decisions in day-to-day job responsibilities the majority of the time under general supervision.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan, execute (facilitate) and document engineering economics challenges of moderate to high complexity. May estimate project costs and schedules and participates in preparation of proposals and presentations

  • May establish new approaches and techniques to achieve continuous improvement in some engineering economic disciplines.

  • Exhibits a rudimentary knowledge of industry-wide engineering economic practices (CAIV, target costing, etc.).

  • Responsible for technical problem definition and solution in manufacturing environment. Responsible to act as liaison with design engineering on incorporating changes to the designs which improve manufacturability.

  • Develop tools that enable manufacturing, aid process improvement or address safety concerns. Complete understanding and application of Rockwell Collins principles, concepts, practices and standards. Knowledge of industry practices.

  • Conducts, and may occasionally lead, cross-functional studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control through the application of Lean principles.

  • Determines the most efficient sequence of operations and work flow, and establishes methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel.

  • Prepares cost estimates for proposed projects and evaluates cost factors.

  • Plans and designs facilities and layout for manufacturing processes and equipment, taking into account economic factors, process flow, operator efficiency and comfort.

  • Develops solutions to a variety of IE problems of moderate scope and complexity. May require guidance when conducting new or abnormal tasks.

  • Reviews product designs for producibility. May provide technical input to correct design deficiencies in producibility.

  • Responsible for developing new assembly processes and making improvements to existing processes.

  • Assists in research studies on new processes, methods and equipment.

  • Performs assignments requiring the use and application of moderate engineering economics principles and techniques.

  • Analyzes and understands systems requirements and design. Begins to see them in terms of cost impacts and attributes.

  • Perform or direct others in the performance of moderately complex economic analysis, and the achievement of economic goals for systems and products under development.

  • Individual job duties may vary.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • US Ctizienship

  • Experience planning or designing process layouts taking into account economic factors, process flow, operator efficiency and ergonomic preferred

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.