Rockwell Collins Industrial Engineering Co-op (Spring/Summer 2019) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 13539

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Industrial Engineering Co-op (Spring/Summer 2019) to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

This position is for a Industrial Engineer Co-op that will work in the TacAir IPT in the Cedar Rapids, IA facility. This position is for a student seeking an experience in using engineering principles in a manufacturing environment. If selected, the employee will become familiar with Rockwell Collins products, manufacturing objectives, along with state of the art manufacturing techniques. This position is with the TacAir Integrated Product Team in the Cedar Rapids, IA facility.

Working Environment:

  • Assignment Complexity: Creative, cost effective solutions supporting site goals and customer requirements is essential.

  • Accountability: Position affords opportunity for independent action while adhering to departmental Quality, On-time Delivery, Cost, and Safety goals.

  • Impact of Decisions: Position has considerable impact on expense and capital budgets and the general direction of the plant's Lean transformation.

  • Working Relationships: Requires interfacing with production personnel, support staff, management, and also peers from outside the department.

Job Skills & Attributes:

  • Recognizes that individual goals contribute toward accomplishing team outcomes.

  • Generally applies fundamental service techniques and adheres to proper customer procedures when interacting with customers.

  • Demonstrates the ability to follow through with work assignments and support management's policies and procedures.

  • Is able to provide the status of work assignments at any time and can quickly produce any documentation or information that is needed.

  • Uses various software packages to maintain and update documents and records.

  • Develops plans that are aligned with corporate policies and budgets.

  • Displays a compassionate attitude toward the needs of others.

  • Maintains a daily to-do list which helps to prioritize schedule.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for technical problem definition and solution in manufacturing environment.

  • Responsible to act as liaison with design engineering on incorporating changes to the designs which improve manufacturability.

  • Determine the most efficient sequence of operations and workflow, and establish methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel.

  • Conduct studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control through the application of Lean principles.

  • Prepare cost estimates for proposed projects and evaluate cost factors.

  • Plan and design facilities and layout for manufacturing processes and equipment, taking into account economic factors, process flow, operator efficiency and comfort.

  • Perform assignments requiring use and application of standard engineering economics and product development principles and techniques.

  • Plan, execute (facilitate) and document moderately difficult engineering economics challenges.

  • Maintain awareness of the technological state-of-the-art and of the Company's competitive position in the assigned area.

  • Solve Industrial Engineering problems of low level of complexity.

  • Analyze and interpret systems requirements and definition data to the extent necessary to proactively apply engineering economics principles.

  • Assignments usually consist of providing engineering economics support (cost estimates, facilitating achievement of cost requirements/targets) on stand-alone product development efforts.

  • Develop tools that enable manufacturing, aid process improvement or address safety concerns.

  • Frequent use of general/technical knowledge and industry/functional practices, techniques and standards.

  • Responsible for technical problem definition and solution in manufacturing environment.

  • Basic understanding and application of Industrial Engineer principles, concepts, practices and standards is expected.

Basic Qualifications

Must be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. US Citizenship is required.

Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.