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United Technologies Corporation Manufacturing Engineer in Fairfield, California

Job ID: 01284754

City: Fairfield

State: California

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HCA09: Interiors (Propulation) -Fairf 3530 Branscombe Road, Fairfield, CA, 94533 USA

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, 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.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for the design of production tools, equipment, and processes. The Manufacturing Engineer plans and executes projects using project management tools. The Manufacturing Engineer utilizes Lean Manufacturing principles to improve processes across the business. The Manufacturing Engineer responds to production stoppages and implements permanent and timely solutions to meet the production schedule. The Manufacturing Engineer reports to the Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor, who works on the Operations team under the Operations Manager.

Essential Responsibilities:

List the major position responsibilities in order of priority. ( This description is intended to be only a general outline of major responsibilities. It is expected that the employee performs these and any other activities which may be assigned or which may occur in the normal course of work. It is also expected that the employee be available to work hours in excess of 40 per week.)

  • Write Manufacturing Procedures, Standards, and Operation Manuals.

  • Create 3D CAD models and 2D detail drawings of tooling, fixtures, and equipment.

  • Analyze engineering drawings and specifications to determine tooling and process requirements.

  • Select, specify, and design the installation of control element devices to manipulate flows, energy, positions, speeds, and other variables.

  • Design and install wiring to reliably communicate information between measurement and control element devices and control equipment.

  • Determine process capability using SPC data.

  • Analyze engineering drawings and specifications of product to determine physical characteristics of item, special handling, environmental and safety requirements.

  • Work closely with suppliers, engineering, program management, operations, and procurement.

  • Train direct labor employees on manufacturing processes

Work Environment:

• Frequently works in excess of 40 hrs per week

• Frequently operates tools and equipment

• Will be permanently located in a shop floor environment

• Must be able to infrequently lift 35 lbs


  • Bachelor of Science Degree (preferred degree within manufacturing, industrial or electrical engineering, or related disciplines).


  • Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as excellent communication skills, verbal and written to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Self-motivated and the ability to grasp concepts quickly.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills

  • Ability to work independently to meet project requirements with minimal supervision.

  • Strong 3D CAD modeling skills.

  • 2 years of working on systems integration and controls engineering projects, preferred.

  • 2 years of development manufacturing processes, preferred.

  • Experience with or knowledge of Controls, Electronics, PLCs, etc., preferred.

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 Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from the company for more than 1 year


United Technologies Corporation 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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United Technologies Corporation 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.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.