Project Engineer – Supplier Designed Equipment

United Technologies   •  

Windsor Locks, CT

Industry: Transportation

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 35 days ago

ISR/Leave Job DescriptionCollins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn't be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn't shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.

Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way – the right way – to achieve what others can only dream of.


Role Overview

This position is a senior Project Engineering professional with deep knowledge and highly developed technical expertise. Develops small to mid-size product plans and budgets, performs critical analysis, pursues all cost saving opportunities to maximize project profitability, and monitors project performance. Identifies and reacts to project problems and recommends solutions.


Primary Responsibilities:

• Develops project plans, schedules, and budgets for small to mid-size projects and suggests appropriate adjustments to ensure adherence to the established project plan, schedule, and budget.

• Records and documents delay, changes in scope, and any other incidents that impact the scope of work or schedule to ensure smooth project operations.

• Pursues all cost saving opportunities to maximize project profitability.

• Performs critical path analysis and prepares and implements work-around plans to ensure the successful completion of projects.

• Conducts meetings, consolidates, and presents plans and progress reports relating to business aspects of the project(s).

• Identifies and reacts to project problems and recommends solutions, such as reallocating resources or changing contractual specifications.

• Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion.

• Oversees and coordinates the administrative and operational aspects of ongoing projects within program guidelines.

• Liaises between project management and planning, project teams, and line management.

• Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract.

• Reviews project and budget status, manages schedules and prepares reports.

• Monitors and assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives.

• Represents UTC as the primary customer contact for projects.

• Directs the work of employees assigned on projects in technical manufacturing and administrative areas.

• Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.

• Meets program schedules and budgets and maintains the integrated masterschedules for project(s).


Basic Qualifications:

Candidates for this role should possess a Bachelor's degree and 7 years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience


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.

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

• Tuition reimbursement

• Life insurance and disability coverage

• And more