Rockwell Collins Product Design Engineer - Lavatories and Water/Was in Everett, Washington

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions. For more information, visit the B/E Aerospace website at

The Lavatories & Water Waste Systems division of Rockwell Collins is the sole source lavatory provider for the Boeing 737 MAX program. The Lavatories and Water Waste Systems Advanced Lavatory is a cutting edge product, offering a unique value proposition that allows airlines to increase revenue and lower operational cost. Our highly dedicated team is situated next to Paine Field in Everett, Washington. From this state of the art manufacturing and engineering facility, the Lavatories and Water Waste Systems supports its global airline customer base as well as the OEM.

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Mechanical Engineer in our Lavatories & Water Waste Systems business located in Everett, WA.


Reporting to the Engineering Manager and a member of a given integrated product team, the Mechanical Engineer will participate in the development of new aircraft system designs, modifications to existing designs, and new customer introductions.


  • Responsible for the design assigned including manufacturability, assembly, and meeting cost and weight targets

  • Responsible for Bills of Material,

  • Responsible for following up/communicating with purchasing, prototyping, testing, and manufacturing to ensure high quality of design.

Specifically this role is responsible for:

  • Detail design of mechanical products

  • Design for manufacturability and assembly

  • The design and detail modeling of a variety of suite components in order to meet the program requirements

  • Production detail design and support development

  • Delivery of detail design to BOM

  • Ability to make trade-offs to yield optimum results, achieving cost, weight, functionality and reliability goals

  • Managing and meeting cost and weight targets

  • High attention to details in the design

  • Communicating effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers

  • Participating in Design Reviews throughout each phase of the New Product Introduction process

  • The selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element

  • Ensuring the successful integration of each design element with the product as a whole

  • Following and contributing to the development of the Best Practice guidelines as laid out in Quality documentation

  • Checking engineering packages

  • Generating and/or revising specifications

  • Participating in the validation of the product (using such methods as prototyping, test, DFMEA)

  • Detail design of work packages

  • Coordinate and consolidate mechanical design from various product sites

  • Good communication and leadership skills

  • Travel up to 10% both domestically and internationally

  • Any other reasonable engineering related duties


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from a four-year college or university; and three (3) years related experience in Mechanical Design and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • MS Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Competent user of data management system: Teamcenter or similar


  • Design Engineering process under FAA and OEM standard process and knowledge of certification / qualification

  • NX UG 7.5 Higher or other 3D CAD experience

  • Siemens TeamCenter9

  • Aircraft interior experience

  • Effective application of tolerances and GD&T

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed descriptions of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.