United Technologies Corporation Mechanical Design Engineer in Winston Salem, North Carolina

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.

At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Design Engineer in our Aftermarket Services business located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


  • Design ownership of product life-cycle including initial concept through production and product support

  • Design mechanical components and assemblies with an emphasis on manufacturability, reliability and maintainability

  • Perform engineering calculations to determine the size and strength of components. Solve design problems and check computations contributing to analytical designs

  • Prepare, modify and release drawings created in CAD (Unigraphics) to verify fit, form and function of mechanical designs

  • Support the verification of structural acceptability of designs by testing prototypes for reliability and FAA certification through dynamic crash testing

  • Utilize engineering tools such as FMEAs, FEA, and DFMA to validate design content

  • Evaluate materials and parts for use in new designs including communicating with current and new suppliers

  • Operate in a team environment with other functional areas providing input to design solutions and participate in design reviews

  • Create and revise Bills of Material for components, including trim and finish, sub-assemblies and top level assemblies and verify accuracy through system audits


  • Bachelor’s degree from an Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited college or university in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering required and one year related project, intern or work experience


  • Experience working with Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) principles

  • Experience working with CAD software such as Unigraphics, Solidworks, Pro-E and/or Catia, or equivalent combination of education and experience

    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.