Rockwell Collins Senior Supportability Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 7906

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 Supportability 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

Supportability engineers apply a systematic, disciplined, quantifiable approach to a wide variety of high complex support requirements employing engineering analysis methods in the development of integrated logistics support over all phases of RCI product life cycles to ensure optimum sustainable support solutions for RCI customers. Responsible for performing Integrated Product Support (IPS); which encompasses supportability analyses and planning tasks for communication and aviation electronics solutions. Act as a core member of a program Integrated Product Development Team (IPDT) providing advice, and product. Technical complexity will include familiarity of the twelve elements of integrated product support, for electronic communications systems. A Supportability Engineer must be capable of performing most tasks under the guidance of more senior supportability engineers, including but not limited to: Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Concept development, Level of Repair Analysis, Support Planning, Sparing Analysis, Life Cycle Cost/Cost of Ownership Analysis, Diminishing Manufacturing and Material Shortages Analysis and Reports, Identification of Common and Peculiar Support Equipment requirements, and identification of trainer, and training curriculum requirements. Familiarity and experience with multiple integrated product support elements, support analysis software tools such as Life Cycle Cost models, and sparing models is desired. In addition, the individual must exhibit communication skills to enable preparation of effective analysis reports, support plans, presentations, and proposal documents.

Job Responsibilities

  • Considered a specialist in a specific Supportability products and services area or generalist in multiple areas of supportability design and recognized in their business unit. Provides technical direction to the logistics integrated product team and other technical disciplines in the performance of sophisticated analyses in developing optimum support solutions for RCI customers.

  • Significant supportability, maintainability and domain knowledge of ILS products and services across multiple business units and for many DoD customers. Mastered all basic and intermediate supportability product development plus able to perform comprehensive life cycle cost/total ownership cost analyses (LCC/TOC) and trade studies to develop complex supportability and sustainment solutions.

  • Servce as a supportability architect to plan, analyze, and document ILS products and services for high complexity designs. Contribute to total system support solutions.

  • Recommend new tools and techniques to achieve continuous improvement in the supportability engineering process.

  • Decisions may have signiciant imjpact on cost, schedule, and technical performance.

  • Lead preparation of proposals and presentations for the ILS and supportability engineering domain.

  • Estimate, track, and report project costs and schedules while managing scope & risk. May perform Cost Account Management of spceific ILS efforts.

  • Mentor junior supportability engineers in additional areas including domain knowledge and lessons learned.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline, and two years of related experience, or, in the absence of a bachelor's degree, six years of related experience.

  • Candidate must be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense Security Clearance. Requires U.S. Citizenship.

  • Candidate must be able to travel on an as needed basis (Domestic), International is a plus.

  • Experience in the use of engineering tools such as (Relex, SlicWave, Powerlog J, Compass, SysPAR), as well as experience in RAM or RMA field.

  • Experience working in an IPT type structure to include remote team dynamics 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.