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Raytheon Technologies Manufacturing Electrical Engineer Co-op (Spring/Summer 2024) (Onsite) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

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Looking for an exciting opportunity to learn more about the Aerospace industry while finishing your degree? Consider joining us here at Collins Aerospace, where we’re working side-by-side with customers on exciting industry possibilities. With a comprehensive portfolio, extensive capabilities and broad expertise, we’re crafting intelligent solutions to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market – all representing the best in innovation and technology for the industries we serve across commercial, business, space, and military and defense aviation.

Partner with our dedicated people leaders to experience meaningful work aligned with your university curriculum, powerful exposure to leadership at all levels, tailored career growth and more! At Collins, we’re redefining aerospace and we’re just getting started. Come soar with us!

This requisition is seeking a self-motivated engineering student with strong problem solving skills that will be used in four main areas of responsibilities: technical support for factory test, test process flow improvement, test capacity analysis, and part/product transitions into the factory. This position is full-time, Monday-Friday, and will run January to August; it is only eligible for current students with a graduation date past August 2024.

Our team provides a very high level of technical support in these areas while keeping a laser focus on our excellent quality. This position provides the opportunity for independent action and working in a team environment to achieve department goals while considering safety, quality, schedule, and cost to determine priorities. This role demands a “people person” that can interface well with production personnel, management, and other support organizations. If selected, you will become familiar with Collins Aerospace products, lean manufacturing objectives, test philosophy, and state of the art manufacturing techniques. If you are ready to put your engineering skills to use and make a difference in people’s lives, this is the job for you.

may be eligible for relocation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze product tolerances, part specifications, and test specifications to determine the root cause of test yield drivers.

  • Provide failure analysis reports and disposition of nonconforming parts and products.

  • Collaborate with Application Engineering and/or Supply Chain to resolve piece-part problems.

  • Work with Design Engineering to resolve technical issues that may drive change to the product or test process.

  • Analyze test data using statistical process control analysis skills to proactively reduce test flow inhibitors.

  • Determine optimal test flow while considering cost constraints.

  • Study test equipment performance and reliability and establish solutions for decreasing equipment downtime.

  • Support Lean/Six Sigma initiatives and producibility improvement projects.

  • Provide technical assistance to factory test technicians.

  • Provide technical interpretation of product documentation.

  • Maintain control over Engineering Support costs.

  • Develop working knowledge of test systems and hardware.

  • Develop validation plans for new test equipment.

  • Analyze existing test processes for cost reduction opportunities.

  • Collaborate with Design Engineering on cost reduction opportunities and determine the appropriate test plans.

  • Capacity planning and utilization analysis for test resources.

  • Determine suitable replacement part and test plan for part transitions.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are authorized to access information under this program/contract.

    Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies 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.

    Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

    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.

    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.

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Raytheon Technologies 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.