Rockwell Collins Sr. Electrical Mechanical System Engineer in Winston Salem, North Carolina

B/E Aerospace

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions.

B/E Aerospace is the world’s leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products. B/E Aerospace designs, develops, and manufactures a broad range of products for both commercial aircraft and business jets. For more information, visit the B/E Aerospace website at

B/E Aerospace's Fairchild production facility is our Engineered Components business, which is a new business entity whose primary charter is the design, development, certification, and production of a proprietary seat actuation system for exclusive use on B/E seating products.

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Sr. Electrical Mechanical System Engineer in our Engineered Components business located in Winston-Salem, NC.


Performs complex assignments, often requiring development of new or improved products/processes/techniques. The position requires an ability to interpret, on a broad basis, the principles, theories, and concepts of mechatronic and/or robotic systems.


  • Conceptualize, design and develop a network of communicating mechatronic devices by utilizing a top-down approach that facilitates the flow down of information from higher level system integration parameters and specifications to lower level devices.

  • Provide technical leadership to a cross functional design team to execute concepts comprised of mechanical devices, electronics and software that will come together as complete systems.

  • Model, simulate and verify performance and completeness of newly conceived mechatronic systems early in the development phases.

  • Troubleshoot performance issues with software, hardware, and mechanical systems and conceive solutions to correct issues.

  • Monitor and critique high and low level software requirements to ensure the system specifications and requirements are met.

  • Participate in design reviews to ensure technical objectives are met for new electronic and mechanical designs and ensure industry best practices are followed.

  • Create planning, design, implementation and verification documentation for both internal use and delivery to customer.

  • Develop, implement, analyze, measure, test and validate control equations, algorithms, coefficients, etc. for system and product specifications.  

  • Interface with aviation regulatory bodies to ensure full and timely compliance of hardware and software to aviation requirements.

  • Assist in developing and maintaining documentation systems for software, electronic and mechanical developments that will meet AS9100 and DO-178B and D0-178C standards.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, or Robotics Engineering or an equivalent combination of formal education, on-the-job training, and/or work experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experiences designing and developing mechatronic or robotics systems

  • Must possess working knowledge and the ability to apply common control algorithms (such as PID loops and simple linear controls).

  • Experienced in C software development preferred, must have strong understanding and commitment to the "top down" development approach.

  • Expert in use of N.I. / LabVIEW hardware and software to control and test various electro-meWorking knowledge of communication and networking protocols as applied in embedded environment (CAN, RS-485, RS-232, I2C, SPI, USB, UART, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of communication and networking protocols as applied in embedded environment (CAN, RS-485, RS-232, I2C, SPI, USB, UART, etc.)

  • Must have practical experience in design, manufacturing, and regulatory compliance documentation for commercial aircraft level equipment.

  • Ability to work with internal and external engineering and cross functional teams

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Expert in the use of MS Office products

  • Up to 10% travel may be required


  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, or Robotics Engineering

  • Experience in full cycle of DO-178B and/or DO-178C requirements

  • Experience with DO-160 requirements

  • Familiarity with other FAA, Boeing, and Airbus requirements (both hardware and software)

    EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.