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Rockwell Collins
Location: Alabama
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Engineers Jobs
Automation & Robotics Engineer
Business Unit Collins Aerospace
Req IDDate posted 06/10/City Foley
State/Province Alabama
Country/Region United States

Date Posted:



United States of America


HAL02: Aerostructures-Foley 1300 West Fern Ave, Foley, AL, 36535 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

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. 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

The automation and robotics engineer will be the site focal point for all automation, robotics, and digital factory projects. This position will be responsible for not only implementation of projects, but also the selection for the project and support after implementation is completed.

Essential Responsibilities

To provide technical and supervisory leadership in the area of electrical, automation, digital factory, and robotic controls engineering. This includes engineering design, installation, diagnostics, problem solving, training on electrical/electronic control systems, and application of new technology within the facility. This position serves as the technical electrical resource for new equipment procurement, current automation and equipment, or electrical systems retrofits and upgrades of obsolete equipment in conjunction with manufacturing engineering resources. This position also provides electrical engineering technical assistance to manufacturing engineering, maintenance electricians, and operations teams.


Preferred Qualifications

Have knowledge of PLC's and be able to program in VB, C, FANUC, and/or NC
Knowledge of Siemens / Rockwell / Allen Bradley / Schneider PLC’s is important.

Knowledge of Robotics; Fanuc, ABB, Etc..

Should have good communication skills
Experience successfully running automation projects independently.
Knowledge of Digital Factory Solutions; CIMCO, Versacall, Solumina, etc…

Check documentation and equipment shipped with contract, define and issue change orders as required.
Deliver Project Completed on Budget
Define schedule on Gantt chart, track and monitor progress, make adjustments where necessary.
Interact with other Engineering Areas, especially with Electrical on transfer of information.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize

Ability to work under pressure and with multiple priorities is a must

Planning skills and ability to execute plans in dynamic and rapidly changing circumstances

Flexibility and willingness to deal with change and complexity is highly required

Excellent communication (written/oral), interpersonal and influencing skills

Self-motivated and result driven

Customer focused and quality oriented

Must be a US Person

Education and Certifications:

* BA/BS in Engineering w/7+ years of engineering experience, Electrical, Electronic, or Computer preferred
* MA/MS in Engineering w/5+ years of engineering experience, Electrical, Electronic, or Computer preferred
* Will consider 10-15 years of relevant robotics and controls experience in lieu of a degree

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

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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