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Project Engineer


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID:  469528

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?


Our Lenexa facility specializes in the production of Oxygen Life Support Systems and Galley Inserts Beverage Maker Products. Our Oxygen and Beverage Maker small parts assembly manufacturing focuses on safety and quality products production into the field for aircraft crew and passengers. 


As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Project Engineer in our Beverage Maker Products business located in Lenexa, KS.




Manages all aspects of a project from start to finish according to specifications, on time and within budget. Serves as liaison between project management and other parties involved.  Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.




  • Requires an ability to perform  and design engineer functions, manipulate models, interpret principles, theories, and concepts of an engineering specialty.
  • Works with the Engineering Manager to complete engineering tasks, and drive the planning and design efforts from inception through production both in new product design and in existing product redesign for the specified project.
  • Serves as the primary technical contact point, both internal and external, within a specified project for all aspects of design and implementation. 
  • Recommends engineering techniques to solve problems, engineer a product and make design recommendations.
  • Performs standard assignments often requiring development of new or improved products/ processes/techniques. 
  • Assesses applicability, feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering tests/products/equipment to assigned project. 
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft packages
  • Ability to develop, prepare and implement business plans and resources/revenue generating strategies.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to interpret technical data




  • Aerospace industry experience
  • Familiar with operating within and AS9100 Quality System
  • Familiarity with safety regulations
  • Export Compliance Knowledge
  • Experience of managing suppliers


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: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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