Rockwell Collins Sr Engineering Manager - Electrical Engineering & Certification in Irvine, California

Requisition ID: 10466

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 Sr Engineering Manager - Electrical Engineering & Certification to join our team in Irvine, CA (1750). 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

Rockwell Collins is seeking a proactive, engaged leader to join the leadership team as a Senior Engineering Manager to lead the Electrical Engineering and Certification group within the Cabin Engineering department.

As Senior Manager, Engineering you will be responsible to lead contributing electrical engineering talent. In this role you will have direct responsibility for the design, development, validation, qualification, certification, and continued airworthiness of cabin products and systems. You will be responsible for success (technical, cost, schedule, design to cost, product integrity, manufacturability etc.) of assigned/allocated tasks and activities as well as responsibility for program performance for cognizant developments.

Job Responsibilities

  • Leverages advanced principles, theories, and concepts of complex technical subjects to provide direction for employees.

  • Responsible for the successful execution of certification and qualification activities for all programs including budget and schedule.

  • Responsible for all interfaces with FAA, EASA, Boeing, Airbus and Foreign Civil Aviation Authority for any Certification activities.

  • Responsible for managing all FAA qualification testing, coordinate with FAA DER, DAR activities, and schedule test facilities.

  • Responsible for managing all FAA and EASA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) function for airline programs. STC function includes coordination with FAA and EASA obtaining approvals for all Structural, Flammability, Electrical and Compliance safety related data packages.

  • Responsible for review all contributing vendors (Seat, Third party equipment, Galley, etc.) qualification documents to ensure compliance with regulation in support of airline programs certification activities.

  • Assigns technical resources to work assignments (workforce allocation).

  • Approves work scope for assigned portion of overall program.

  • Ensures compliance to development processes and standard work requirements. Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

  • Acquires and develops technical resources which contribute to the completion of domain projects.

  • Oversees development work being performed by third party partners or subcontract labor.

  • Oversees and participates in development of engineering bids to ensure success.

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and controlling responsibilities for groups of engineers; actively addresses employee performance and development issues.

  • Responsible for the development and technical coaching of staff as well as onboarding and assimilation of new hires. Provides guidance to direct reports within the latitude of established departmental policies and objectives.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Experience in planning complex, multi-disciplined projects that span over an entire system

  • Working knowledge of FAA and EASA certification requirements and with obtaining FAA and EASA Supplemental Type Certification (STC)

  • Demonstrated experience leading electrical design teams (either formally or informally)

Additional experience a plus:

  • Experience with design, development, test, verification, qualification, and certification of aircraft cabin systems as well as cabin/passenger connectivity systems

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.