Senior Quality Engineer


: $109,100.00 - $156,580.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Date Posted:



United States of America


HNY02: Engine Comp (Power) - Rome 104 Otis Street, Rome, NY, 13440 USA

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.

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!

The Power Transmission System's (PTS) division of Collins Aerospace is located in the heart of Rome, NY. Rome is delightfully situated in Central New York between the historic cities of Albany and Syracuse, and conveniently located an hour south of the stunning Adirondack Mountains. Our PTS business is home to the production of drive shafts and couplings units for our many Aerospace and Industrial customers.

Quality Engineer ensures that the quality of suppliers, products and processes are compliant with internal and regulatory standards and are continuously improving. Works as an individual contributor to achieve objectives that have a significant impact on area of responsibility. May managed Quality Engineering processes and/or projects. Uses experience and knowledge to influence the development, modification, application, and maintenance, or quality evaluation, control systems, and protocols.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality evaluation, control systems and protocols for materials being processed into partially finished or finished products.
  • Working with product design and specification, devises testing plans, methods and equipment to assure reliability of product
  • Collaborates internally to ensure quality standards are in effect.
  • Ensures that projects and process control documentation are compliant with requirements, objectives and/or contracts.
  • Identifies and manages risk in product development primarily utilizing and driving UPPAP core elements (eg PFMEA, MSA, Process Flow and Control Plans, etc.).
  • Develops proactive quality initiative strategies and drives their implementation.
  • Performs escape management procedures, root cause analysis, and recommends corrective action for design problems for internally produced products & processes.
  • Ensures all requirements are met for work transfer and process change management including Resourcing Gate and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) acceptance.
  • Designs and implements product engineering changes to satisfy quality issues raised by customers.
  • Responsible for both Program and Product Quality Engineering. Responsible for development of new inspection technologies or methodologies to assure product conformance.
  • Provides analysis and explanations of testing and inspection plans, methods and technologies to assure reliability and conformance of products and processes.
  • Analyzes and makes recommendations for corrective actions for nonconformities and/or design problems for internally produced products & processes.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Quality background

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with First Article Inspection (FAI)
  • Experience with Gauge R&R
  • Experience with Lean principles/ACE
  • Experience with SAP or other ERP
  • Experience with Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA)


  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in Engineering and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience required.

Due to federal regulation or contracting requirements, this position is only available to U.S. persons. At this time, Collins Aerospace will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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.

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
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • And more

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

United Technologies Corporation 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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Associated topics: aerodynamics, aeroelasticity, aeronautical, aerospace, aerospace engineer, airframe, astronautical, avionic, flight, rocket * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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