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Certification Engineer (Hybrid)

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Job Type
30 Jul 2022
Job Summary

Reporting to the Certification Manager Sustaining and Product Support (PSE), the Certification Engineer will be responsible for supporting technical certification efforts for PSE activities within Interiors Service and Support and ensuring continued airworthiness of in-service seating products, including spares support, field service, customer service, and warranty (Product Support) operations.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Communicates with customer to establish understanding of customer's technical requirements and convey certification capabilities, requirements, organizational expertise. Identifies new business opportunities.
  • Creates technical proposals for customers by integrating knowledge of product, regulatory requirements, market, price point, organizational capabilities, and business strategy.
  • Prepares appropriate documentation for assigned projects, which includes Cert plans, Similarity/Compliance Reports, Qualification plans, Qualification reports, defining test pass/fail criteria, formulation of different templates for reports, etc.
  • Leads or coordinates internal/external activities to ensure that all agreed upon certification requirements are met. This may include working closely with the DERs, ODAs, DOAs, OEMs, or FAA/CAAs and/or foreign regulatory agency personnel.
  • Conducts reviews of complex analyses and tests pertaining to the development of new designs, methods, materials and reports to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and provide constructive feedback.
  • Reviews complex drawings and reports to ensure conformity to regulatory requirements. As required, checks for document clarity, completeness, form, fit, function, and conformity to standards, procedures, and specifications.
  • Researches regulations, develops critical data, and generates documentation in response to customer/integrator requirements and/or FAA or foreign regulatory agency requests.
  • Coordinates and/or leads continuous improvement initiatives that involve cross-functional team settings and responsibilities.
  • Execute strategies to improve certification efficiency, reduce cost and demonstration of airworthiness with regulatory agencies and OEMs
  • Develop engineering techniques and on various engineering disciplines to solve problems and make design & certification decisions.
  • Participates as a team player across the organization and keep the values and vision of the organization.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree and 2 years of prior relevant experience OR
  • In absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required
  • Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Bachelors degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to work with various organizations/product lanes internally and support the team to success.
  • Familiarity with various tasks involved in certification and testing of airplane interior components
  • 3 or more years of Engineering and/or Certification/Test experience, including prior experience in certification by test and certification by analysis
  • Ability to identify and understand failure modes of systems
  • Prior experience reviewing and approving drawings.
  • Working knowledge of PMA/TSO/STC/OEM qualification and certification.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and productively with team members and cross functional teams.
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.

At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we dont just get people from point A to point B. Were committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, were 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, were 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.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed.

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 illnessinsurance, 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 thats redefining aerospace, every day.
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.

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.

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  • Job Reference: 671927990-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Raytheon Technologies
  • Location: Winston Salem, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent