Rockwell Collins Sr Editor - Publications & Training Solutions in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 11403

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 Sr Editor - Publications & Training Solutions 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

The Sr Editor position is responsible for, but not limited to, processing text and illustrations to develop final reproducible material for military and commercial technical manuals, commercial instruction books, parts lists, and various other technical documents produced by the Publications writing teams. The candidate will perform word processing, editing, grammar check, composing, quality check, and layout of text and illustrations. Additional areas of responsibilities include management of processed text and illustrations, document analysis for content and structure, and delivery requirements to support department and industry standard processes. This is done by working closely with writers, illustrators and publishing personnel to produce a complete deliverable.

Job Responsibilities

  • Must have highly developed organizational skills and able to work and prioritize multiple tasks.

  • Must possess excellent grammatical and spelling skills.

  • Must have strong computer skills, effective facilitator and administrative skills, and be effective in verbal and written communications with excellent literacy skills.

  • High interpersonal communication skills.

  • Professional attitude toward work assignments, toward customer relationships, and toward company/department Lean goals and vision.

  • Must be able and willing to accept responsibility and perform with minimal supervision.

  • Be a proactive team player who thinks ahead, plans, and suggests solutions.

  • Have positive attitude toward change and inevitable mid-project course corrections.

  • Must be able to organize, plan, prepare, and coordinate documents for large-scaled and moderately complex programs with limited supervision within the Publication and Training Solutions department.

  • Performs as a specialist in specific areas.

Desirable:

  • Fluent in Commercial and Government standards for various publication or training products such as Component Maintenance Manuals, Illustrated Parts Lists, and Operator Guides.

  • Literacy in structured authoring (SGML, XML) environment (bookplan structure; ATA task numbering; typical DTDs/schema, elements and attributes).

  • Experience producing electronic technical data.

  • Simplified Technical English (ASD/AECMA version) experience.

  • Familiarity with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe FrameMaker.

  • Familiarity with writing, illustrating and graphic specifications.

  • Understanding of Lean principles.

Basic Qualifications

  • US Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; identified skills and experience

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.