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Controls Engineer


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID:  469825

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 are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Test Engineer in our Oxygen & PSU Systems business located in Lenexa, KS.



Discipline:  Test/Reliability 

The Test Engineer will be responsible for the analysis and interpretation of developmental tests for new and modified products and product components.


The individual selected will also perform standard engineering assignments usually representing a significant portion of a larger project. This position will also be responsible for selecting engineering techniques to solve problems and make design recommendations.





  • Analyze and interpret engineering design and test specifications for testing sub and final assembly products.
  • Translate engineering design and test specifications into a test system utilizing good engineering best practices.  
  • Design and develop test stands to test oxygen products.
  • Support both new program development projects through test stand development.
  • Maintain Legacy production test systems.
  • Participates as a team member in a specific phase of a broad engineering assignment.
  • Develop and/or directs preparation of supporting test stand design documentation and software programs.
  • Defines the project plan and ensures successful completion of the assigned phase within the budgeted time and cost constraints.
  • Coordinates the procurement of components, sub-systems, and entire systems as needs dictate.
  • Perform validation studies of test equipment/systems using industry standard statistical analysis methods.
  • Hands on building equipment/test equipment
  • Trouble shooting test equipment
  • Performs other related duties as required.





  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from four-year college or university; and one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.




  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical/controls Engineering
  • Experience with pneumatic flow
  • Experience with designing test equipment
  • Experience with Logic Controller programming
  • Working knowledge of LabView
  • Understanding wiring diagrams
  • Familiarity with design ownership of product life-cycle including initial concept through production and product support.
  • Experience with designing mechanical components and assemblies with an emphasis on manufacturability, reliability and maintainability.
  • Proficient in preparing, modifying and releasing drawings created in CAD (Unigraphics, Solidworks, Pro-E, and Catia) to verify fit, form and function of mechanical designs.
  • Ability to verify structural acceptability of designs by testing prototypes for reliability and FAA certification.
  • Utilize engineering tools such as FMEAs, FEA, and DFMA to validate design content.
  • Familiarity with mechanical designs involving pressurization, fluids or valves.


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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