Jump to content

COMPLETE Senior R&D Engineer (Onsite) - HNC32: US096-Winston-Salem (Oak Plaza 190 Oak Plaza Boulevard , Winston-Salem, NC, 27105 USA

13 days ago


Job Opportunity Details


Full Time


Not Telling

Work from home


Weekly Working Hours

Not Telling


Not Telling

Working Location

HNC32: US096-Winston-Salem (Oak Plaza 190 Oak Plaza Boulevard , Winston-Salem, NC, 27105 USA, United States   [ View map ]

Date Posted:



United States of America


HNC32: US096-Winston-Salem (Oak Plaza 190 Oak Plaza Boulevard , Winston-Salem, NC, 27105 USA

Position Role Type:


We are hiring for a Senior R&D Engineer within our Advanced Product Development team. As a PDE, the candidate will be responsible for devising solutions for complex technical problems by applying advanced technical principles and concepts along with a multi-disciplinary approach. This person will serve as a spokesperson on advanced projects, act as an advisor to the engineering community and management, mentor other engineers and provide input for new work/proposals in the area of expertise.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates with other organizations affected by design development to exchange information, ideas and techniques for design of product or processes.
  • Designs major components or portions of a functional system, technically-advanced prototypes, and promotional or specific products that develop and improve products and facilitate engineering operations.
  • Creates and presents designs in Design Reviews to ensure effectiveness, viability and quality of designs.
  • Trains, instructs, and provides technical guidance to other engineers to help them diagnose and solve problems and build technical and professional capabilities.
  • Resolves design problems and makes recommendations to management to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of design activities.
  • Designs with cost in mind to maximize cost saving opportunities and project profitability.
  • Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.
  • Identifies and reacts to project problems and recommends/implements robust and timely solutions.
  • Produce designs in accordance with customer requirements and company or industry-driven specifications.
  • May manage moderately sized projects or processes.
  • Typically viewed as subject-matter expert (SME)within discipline.
  • Has advanced to expert knowledge of work area.
  • Problems faced are difficult and often complex.
  • Coaches, reviews, and delegates work.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the design of mechanical systems for commercial aircraft seating products
  • Experience in design using Siemens NX or other 2D/3D CAD software
  • Experience working with Teamcenter or other Product Data Management (PDM) tools
  • Experience working with Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) principles
  • Experience with kaizen workshops or other lean activities
  • Experience with updating or authoring standard work and processes
  • Familiarity with Federal Aviation Administration(FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)requirements
  • Experience with finite element analysis (FEA)
  • Experience with Top Down Design methodology
  • Prior research & development experience for similar products is a strong desire

Collins Aerospace, an RTX company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected, and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option.
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection.
  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
  • Adoption Assistance         
  • Autism Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions.
  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year.

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.


Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Privacy Policy and Terms:

Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

More Information


User Feedback

Recommended Comments

There are no comments to display.

Join the conversation

You are posting as a guest. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Add a comment...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...