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Flammability Certification Engineer


Winston Salem, NC, US

Requisition ID:  470415

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 an Flammability Certification Engineer in our Seating New Equipment business located in Winston-Salem, NC.


  • Develops supporting FAA and EASA Technical Standard Orders (TSOs) approval documentation including flammability substantiation documents, test plans, and test reports.
  • Performs analyses of seat product designs to show and find compliance to 14 CFR 25.853(a), (c) and (d).
  • Interfaces directly with the program management, design, Research and Development, and structural/electrical certification organizations as part of a cross-functional team.
  • Designs and conforms flammability test equipment and setup and witnesses flammability testing.
  • Supports flammability testing by designing, procuring, and conformity test articles
  • Interfaces with flammability testing vendors to conduct flammability testing.
  • Works closely with senior level design engineers on new designs and/or new applications of existing designs to determine the flammability certification strategy.
  • Works closely with the program management department to support customer commercial considerations and program/project schedules.
  • Performs other related duties as required.



  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Sciences, Aerospace Engineering or other, similar technical degree from a four-year college or university and and at least three years related experience and/or training; or a Master’s degree and  at least one year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior experience with Unigraphics or other CAD software is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of the FAA and/or foreign CAA regulatory flammability requirements is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to rapidly adapt to changing priorities and strong ownership/accountability of assigned tasks.
  • Must be comfortable working to meet firm deadlines with impacts to customer product delivery.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills, including strong technical writing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to think outside the box and solve technical problems.
  • Must be able to work effectively with global cross-functional (design, certification, operations, manufacturing, etc.) teams including internal and external stakeholders.



  • Ability to work proficiently in Microsoft Office Suite applications and other project and engineering-related software programs.

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: Winston-Salem

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