Rockwell Collins Manager, Certification in Winston Salem, North Carolina

B/E Aerospace

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions.

B/E Aerospace is the world’s leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products. B/E Aerospace designs, develops, and manufactures a broad range of products for both commercial aircraft and business jets. For more information, visit the B/E Aerospace website at

B/E Aerospace's Oak Plaza operations are comprised of the core enabling functions, including: Engineering, Research & Development, Program Management, Product Support, Strategic Supply Chain, Sales & Marketing, Quality, Finance and Human Resources. Together these functional teams collaborate to help engineer the most innovative and highest quality main cabin economy and premium aircraft seating for various customers around the globe.

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Certification Manager in our Seating Products business located in Winston-Salem, NC.


Design and direct product reliability testing and certification activities in compliance with aviation regulatory standards Maintain airworthiness of life support products through coordination with FAA ACO.

Track and investigate product reliability and performance along its life cycle. Provide engineering support for the integration of aircraft systems including oxygen systems, galleys and PSUs.


  • Directs the engineering verification/validation process and document management processes.

  • Leads the group responsible for generating certification/test plans and associated reports.

  • Provides input and oversight for development of certification procedures and work instructions.

  • Coordinates with company and independent DERs to ensure certification data is developed in a manner consistent with regulatory requirements and established practices.

  • Provides technical support to internal stakeholders to resolve technical compliance issues.

  • Leads engineering meetings and coordinates resources to resolve certification issues in a timely manner.

  • Provides technical support to internal stakeholders to resolve technical compliance issues.

  • Assists with field issues and accident investigations.

  • Works with quality management organization to meet FAA certification/inspection requirements.

  • Develops and maintains working relationships with regulatory agencies and industry partners to continually improve standing of company.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in appropriate Engineering discipline from four-year college or university; and a minimum of eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.

  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.

  • Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style.

  • Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.

  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.

  • Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases.

  • Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

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.