Design Engineer II - Turbomachinery

Collins Aerospace Windsor Locks , CT 06096

Posted 2 months ago

Date Posted:



United States of America


01: Building 01 Windsor Locks One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096 USA

This position is intended for an engineer focused on the mechanical design, performance, and analysis of high speed, gas breathing turbomachinery. The ideal candidate will have a general knowledge of all aspects of mechanical design and analysis including strength analysis and material behavior.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Execute, coordinate, and oversee all aspects of mechanical design for turbomachinery

  • Support root cause investigations and develop innovative approaches to solve complex engineering challenges

  • Document design activity and complex analyses for a wide range of audiences including technical experts, management, and executives

  • Participate in multidisciplinary team engaged in the design and development of new technologies and system architectures for optimal performance

  • Support prototype and production development test activity

  • Maintain, improve, and develop techniques, methods, and standards for mechanical design of turbomachinery

  • Identify opportunities to improve engineering processes, tools, technologies, and quality control standards

  • Share knowledge, mentor, and develop the next generation of engineers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations OR

  • Advanced Degree in a related field OR

  • In absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required

  • Must be a US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of all aspects of mechanical design and analysis including strength analysis and material behavior

  • Competency with 3D CAD modeling applications Unigraphics NX or similar

  • Competency in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) for mechanical design using commercial software (e.g., ANSYS, ABAQUS, NASTRAN, etc.)

  • Competency in rotordynamic design and analysis using commercial software (e.g., XLRotor, ANSYS, ARMD, etc.)

  • Basic programming skills using common languages (e.g., python, MATLAB, C++, etc.)

  • Basic understanding of turbomachinery, including elements of aerodynamics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer

  • Basic understanding of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis, including limited experience with commercial software (e.g., ANSYS Fluent, StarCCM+, etc.)

  • Familiarity with various manufacturing processes including assembly of precision components, machining process capability, casting, and plastic molding practices

  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. 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.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

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, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

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.

Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies 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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