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United Technologies Corporation Manufacturing Engineer - Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida

Job ID: 01332955

City: Jacksonville

State: Florida

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HFL04: ASG Jacksonville-Blount Island 6061 BF Goodrich Blvd , Jacksonville, FL, 32226 USA

Collins Aerospace’s Aerostructures business is a world leader in the design, manufacture, integration and support of nacelles -- the aerodynamic structures which house aircraft engines. Our nacelle technologies improve fuel efficiency, reduce engine noise and supply critical stopping power when an airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world’s newest and most game-changing commercial, regional and business jet platforms. And we’re not stopping there: we’re working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient.

About the Business

In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite and elastomeric structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we’re pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?Role Overview

Established professional in Manufacturing Engineering. Designs the arrangement of machines and sequence of operations, and checks that mandatory modifications are incorporated to ensure legal compliance.

Role Overview

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for performing work specific to detail parts manufacturing and assembly operations of composite, rubber, and metallic materials within manufacturing cells. The manufacturing areas may include Resin infusion, Prepreg lay-up, Rubber lay-up, Bonding/assembling hardware, Painting, Gerber Cutting operations, and Machining support as examples.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Independently plans and supports the design and development of advanced composite products in a fast paced and team-oriented environment.

  • Ability to work with all levels within the organization

  • Design composite structures and process documentation to produce said structures that meets customer specifications and regulatory requirements, substantiate the design through test and analysis, and document the design and substantiation.

  • Develop and document design and process methods that advance the technical capabilities of UTAS engineering.

  • Create/maintain Bills of Materials, production and labor routers.

  • Work with floor supervisors to achieve schedule and address technical issues.

  • Work with new product introduction teams.

  • Support release of product to production which meets or exceeds applicable requirements of performance, reliability, cost, and serviceability.

  • Interface with shop floor personnel for the purpose of communicating technical information and promoting the technical image of UTAS.

  • Demonstrated ability to estimate and meet project schedule and costs.

  • Ability to write process documentation that is understandable for those with limited technical background.

  • Familiarity with ASTM/ANSI test standards.

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings including GD&T.

  • Prepare test plans, analyze test data, and prepare reports to support project activity, and maintain up-to-date records of project test results.

  • Plan and conduct work requiring sound engineering judgment in the evaluation, selection and adaptation or modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.

  • Prepares or directs preparation of appropriate documentation for assigned projects.

  • Participates in defining engineering approaches, and in planning and scheduling work.

  • Must understand fundamentals of Root Cause Analysis

  • Knowledge and experience in the fundamentals of Continuous Improvement (Lean manufacturing/ACE/Toyota Production System)

  • Perform other duties as required.

  • Performance of the above is on an experienced basis, dealing with technical problems of moderate scope and with minimal supervision while occasionally providing guidance.

  • Perform various risk assessments and develop processes that comply with UTAS standards in regards to Environmental, Health and Safety, including ergonomics.

  • Interface with the customer to ensure product/process requirements are being met.

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 2 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Must be willing to relocate to Jacksonville, Florida

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous composite material experience in design & production environment strongly desired.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Ability to work independently or as part of an integrated product team

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • 100% dedicated to following all safety procedures and precautions

  • Strong written and verbal skills including thorough knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) MS Project a plus.

  • Good analytical skills including the ability to comprehend and apply principles of advanced calculus, modern algebra, and advanced statistical theory

  • Working level knowledge of CAD software(e.g. Autocad, Solid Works, or Catia)

  • Working level knowledge of MRP systems is desired (SAP a plus)


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.

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

• Tuition reimbursement

• Life insurance and disability coverage

• And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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.

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