Senior Quality Engineer (Onsite)


Melbourne, FL

Date Posted:



United States of America


HFL34: Melbourne, FL 1100 W Hibiscus Blvd , Melbourne, FL, 32902-2704 USA

Position Role Type:


This position is responsible for providing quality objectives for the business unit in accordance with RTX quality policies and procedures and in compliance with applicable contractual requirements. This individual must be able to work within cross-functional teams to meet and improve upon established quality and delivery goals.

The position will be a focal point for quality issues, as well as responsible for continuing to develop and improve the processes associated with compliance to Collins Aerospace Quality Standards. This position operates in the following functional areas: Quality Assurance, Quality System Validation, Supply Chain Quality Assurance, or Material Verification.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs preliminary review and Material Review Board analysis of First Article Inspection Reports and disposition of nonconforming material.

  • Evaluates Collins Aerospace or supplier products and processes.

  • Analyzes root causes of deficiencies and ensures proper corrective actions are implemented in a timely manner.

  • Applies quality standards for receiving, in-process, and final inspection in accordance with Collins Aerospace and contractual requirements.

  • Provides support to manufacturing operations in the review of products and of engineering and manufacturing processes.

  • Maintains a working relationship with key customer procurement organizations to the benefit of the customer and Collins Aerospace.

  • Maintains quality data records, compiles information, and prepares reports for internal and external customers.

  • Performs duties required by the Quality Management System.

Job Skills & Attributes:

  • Analysis - Demonstrates the ability to provide a concise analysis of a problem or situation.

  • Coordinating - Demonstrates the ability to circulate information through the proper channels.

  • Information Management - Uses various software packages to maintain and update documents and records.

  • Listening - Exhibits good listening skills and identifies verbal and non-verbal situations.

  • Relationships - Displays a compassionate attitude toward the needs of others.

  • Writing - Uses language that is business appropriate in written documents.

  • Speaking - Uses language that is business appropriate and professional.

  • Strategic Thinking - Has a firm understanding of the organization's competitive strengths and weaknesses.

  • Organization – Demonstrates the ability to manage multiple inputs nearly simultaneously.

  • Initiative – Identifies opportunities and acts independently.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder.

  • Either 5+ years of experience in a Quality Engineering role or 6+ years of experience working in the Aerospace Industry

  • Must have computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Must be a dedicated professional committed to providing a positive example, developing a positive culture, and completing work on an agreed upon schedules.

  • Must have flexible work schedule and may be required to work on off-hours and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Read and Interpretation of engineering drawings (Dimension, tolerance, and basic GD&T Symbology).

  • Familiar with industry specification and standards interpretation.

  • Familiar with inspection methods and techniques.

  • Experience leading teams with continuous improvement principles, Six Sigma, lean, 5S etc.

  • Familiar with problem solving techniques like PDCA.

  • Able to make quick decisions based in facts and risk analysis, even under high-pressured

  • situations.

  • Familiar with AS9102 and or First Article Inspection process and requirements.

  • Familiar with ERP systems, preferably SAP.

Typically Requires:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and a minimum 3 years of experience.

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.

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.

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.

Our Avionics team advances flight deck solutions, airborne communications, vision systems, sensors and fire protection for commercial and military customers around the world. That means we’re helping people reach their destination safely and keeping pilots, passengers, flight crews, airlines, airports and military personnel connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

You could be a great fit for our Quality organization if:

  • You take immense satisfaction and pride in the quality of your work.

  • You’re the first to point out opportunities for continuous improvement (even outside of work…not at all to the annoyance of your friends and family).

  • You understand the absolute importance of adhering to compliance…all while making your customers proud by achieving a zero-defect quality delivery plan.

OK. We got it. You live and breathe Quality. So do we! For us at Collins Aerospace, quality is personal. People’s lives and safety depend on the quality of our products. From the child flying for the first time, to the men and women who save lives, to the astronaut exploring outer space – what we do matters, every day. If you checked the boxes above, we invite you to join the Quality organization as we work to be the best aerospace company for the world by delighting our customers with 100 percent on-time delivery and zero-defect parts.

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.


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

  • Employee Scholar Program, tuition reimbursement program

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Bright Horizons, back-up child / elder care and college coach resources

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • 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 that’s 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.

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