Engineering Manager - Certification
Rockwell Collins Interior Systems
Leighton Buzzard, CBF, GB
1d ago

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.

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including an Engineering Manager Product Validation in our Interior Systems business located in Leighton Buzzard.


To manage a team of engineers and work with cross functional integrated program teams to deliver projects and / or product launches.


  • Manage daily activities and efficient use of resources to deliver project or program deliverables
  • Near and long term capacity planning of all workload within the department
  • Support the development of annual department goals and generate implementation plans to deliver against agreed targets
  • Ensures all procedures are documented, adhered to and audited regularly to ensure compliance with accredited bodies’
  • Establish visible design metrics to rack engineering quality, department targets and drive productivity improvements
  • Organizational capability development for people, processes and tools
  • Capture of best practices and deployment into departmental standard practices
  • Manage engineering team using the Company’s performance management processes and tools
  • Communicate regularly with the team to keep them up to date on project status and objectives, departmental and site issues
  • Coaching and mentoring engineering team to drive performance
  • Identify training needs and implement training plan to ensure team can support the needs of the business and comply with company procedures and processes
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives in the engineering team
  • Support customer meetings and provide technical input as required
  • Execute and deliver engineering data that meets customer requirements and expectations cost, weight, schedule and quality
  • Generate team performance KPI’s and report regularly to engineering management
  • Build effective working relationships with all other functions at the site and support daily operations
  • Ensure team adhere to Company’s health and safety policies and procedures
  • Any other reasonable duties


  • Educated to degree level in an engineering discipline
  • Demonstrable technical and operational experience in the Aerospace, Automotive or Rail industry
  • Proven leadership abilities with strong technical, team and risk management skills
  • Ability to manage and motivate an engineering department
  • Ability to communicate and build effective relationships with customers and internal departments
  • Proven experience of change management in an engineering organization

  • Previous experience of using Catia v5, TeamCenter
  • Previous experience of managing remote teams
  • Aerospace structures and integrated systems
  • A good understanding of :
  • aircraft interior architecture
  • awareness of the certification framework within which the work is undertaken
  • configuration and change management
  • Chartership through accredited engineering body
  • 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.

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