Engineering Project Specialist
Rockwell Collins - Portland, OR

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A background in engineering, operations, or finance would be helpful. Having the ability to work independently, follow through on assignments and multitasking is necessary. This position will interact with many departments and levels of people, and good communication skills are a must. The EPS's main responsibility is to off-load certain non-technical project management tasks from the Technical Project Managers (TPM) and development team. The TPMs are ultimately responsible for the schedule, execution, and leadership of HUD development programs. The EPS will provide support to the TPMs and development team by helping to:

Coordinates the ordering and tracking of the shipment of equipment.

Facilitates and manages the tracking and/or maintenance of program/project schedules, action items, financial and milestone performance, risk management tools, and tasks in the change management tools.

Prepares internal and customer presentations and monthly reports.

Facilitates the analysis of engineering staffing, capital assets, Class 0 budgets, and other engineering manager assigned administrative duties.

Supports the Bid & Proposal process, assisting in bid narratives and bid reviews.

Builds productive working relationships internally and externally. Frequently communicates with internal company and external contacts. Represents organization on specific projects.

Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity. Refers to policies and practices for guidance. Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Contributes to the completion of organizational projects and goals. Errors in judgment or failure to achieve results would normally require a moderate expenditure or resources to rectify.

Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.

Possess solid understanding of relevant company and engineering processes.

Skills and Attributes:
Cooperation - Recognizes that individual goals contribute toward accomplishing team outcomes.

Coordinating - Demonstrates the ability to circulate information through the proper channels.

Customer Service Orientation - Generally applies fundamental service techniques and adheres to proper customer procedures when interacting with customers.

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

Information Management - Uses various software packages to maintain and update documents and records.

Relationships - Displays a compassionate attitude toward the needs of others.

Staffing - Demonstrates effort to select quality applicants.

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

Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline, and two years of related experience, or, in the absence of a bachelor's degree, eight years of related experience.


Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline, or in the absence of an

bachelor's degree, six years of related experience.

US Citizenship or Permanent Residency is required.

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer committed to

building a diverse global culture that values teamwork, integrity,

innovation, leadership, and an unwavering commitment to our customers.


Engineering Support

Primary Location

United States-Oregon-Portland, OR


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