Rockwell Collins Manufacturing Electrical Engineering Co-op (Spring/Summer 2019) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 13538

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Manufacturing Electrical Engineering Co-op (Spring/Summer 2019) to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

This position is for a Manufacturing Electrical Engineer Co-op that will work in the TacAir IPT in the Cedar Rapids, IA facility. This position is for an Electrical Engineering student seeking an experience in using engineering principles in a manufacturing environment. If selected, the employee will become familiar with Rockwell Collins products, manufacturing objectives, test philosophy, along with state of the art manufacturing techniques.

Working Environment:

  • Assignment Complexity - Creative and cost effective solutions supporting departmental goals, site goals, and customer requirements is essential.

  • Accountability - Position affords opportunity for independent action while adhering to Quality, On-time Delivery, Cost, and Safety goals.

  • Impact of Decisions - Position has considerable impact on quality, schedule, and financial budgets.

  • Working Relationships - Requires interfacing with production personnel, management, and other support organizations

Job Responsibilities

Technical Support:

  • Provide technical assistance to factory test technicians.

  • Provide technical interpretation of drawings and specifications for moderately complex products.

  • Provides technical assistance in evaluation of Customer Returned Goods to identify potential failure trends.

  • Develops working knowledge of test systems and hardware.

Test Flow Improvement/Cost Reduction:

  • Understands how Engineering support costs affect Manufacturing and helps maintain control over Engineering Support costs to Manufacturing.

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

  • Determine optimal test flow for efficient flow of products through test while considering cost constraints.

  • Analyze test failures and defect trends and driving to root causes and corrective actions, prepares failure analysis reports as required for production.

  • Provide analysis and disposition of nonconforming parts and products.

  • Work with Design Engineering to resolve design margin issues and any issues driving change to the product. May include initiation of Engineering Change Orders to revise documentation.

  • Studies test equipment performance and reliability and establishes solutions for decreasing equipment downtime.

  • Develop validation plans for the new test equipment.

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

  • Analyze test processes for cost reduction opportunities.

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

  • Support Lean/Six Sigma initiatives.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. US Citizenship is required.

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

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.