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Senior Design Engineer - Waste Water Systems


Everett, WA, US

Requisition ID:  469263

Rockwell Collins formerly B/E Aerospace is the world’s leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products. For more information, visit the B/E Aerospace website at


The Water Waste Systems is a cutting edge product, offering a unique value proposition that allows airlines to increase revenue and lower operational cost.  Our highly dedicated team is situated next to Paine Field in Everett, Washington.  From this state of the art manufacturing and engineering facility, the Lavatories and Water Waste Systems supports its global airline customer base as well as the OEM.


As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Sr. Design Engineer in our Lavatories and Water Waste Systems business located in Everett, WA.



Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Sr. Design Engineer develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities that are to be carried out by others.  Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering evaluation tests, products, or equipment when necessary data are insufficient, or confirmation by testing is advisable.  Incumbent is recognized as a technical expert within the department or division of the company.  Incumbent possesses a thorough knowledge of general principles and theories in a professional field, and contributes significantly to the solution of applied problems.



•Participates in establishing design constraints.

•Prepares engineering development proposals and feasibility studies.

•Helps management set technical objectives.

•Coordinates efforts at all levels with other units of the company, including Engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing, etc.

•May develop new or modified components, products, manufacturing processes, materials, and equipment.

•May supervise or provide work direction to lower-level engineers.

•Performs other related duties as required.



•Bachelor's degree in Engineering from four-year college or university; and at least nine (9) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

•Product knowledge base includes, but is not limited to, fluid handling equipment such as actuated or manual valves, pumping equipment, high speed blowers or fans, plumbing elements, thin-walled pressure vessels, and fluid/pneumatic seal designs.

•CAD modeling of parts and constraint assembly, with associated detail drawings and layouts.

•ANSI Y14.5 and working familiarity with GD & T.

•Tolerance stack ups – fits and clearances.

•Design of mechanical components, and fastening methods.



•Candidate will have experience in development and integration of aircraft equipment and electro-mechanical systems.

•Familiarity with interpreting and creating equipment specifications, specifying and conducting verification testing, and generation of qualification and certification documentation related to Chapter 38 Water and Waste equipment and systems, or similar cabin equipment.

•Working experience with Labview or other data acquisition systems

•Working experience with simulation tools such as CFD and FEA

•Ideal candidate has design experience utilizing Siemens NX CAD software, Teamcenter PLM, Altium or equivalent PCB layout tool.

•Experience with manufacturing processes, but is not limited to machined elements, forging, casting, injection molding, thermal forming, and sheet metal fabrications.

•Working knowledge of aerospace materials, processes, and finishes.

•Working knowledge of electronic discrete and surface mount components.

•Hands-on experience with assembly, troubleshooting, and testing.



The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed descriptions of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.



 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.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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