Rockwell Collins Senior Specification Writer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 9252

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 Senior Specification Writer to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). 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

Prepares technical specifications and Engineering Change Orders for components, materials, and processes for purchased items using technical data provided by the Application Engineer, adheres to Configuration Management procedures with regards to documentation release and revision and adheres to guidelines as established through the Application Engineering Specification Writer functional team to ensure consistent documentation practice across the Supply Chain Management organization.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare technical procurement documentation for components and materials.

  • Prepare Engineering Change Orders for components and materials.

  • Assign Engineering Change Order numbers, and new part numbers for components and materials in accordance with procedures.

  • Ensure conformance of Engineering Change Orders to Rockwell Collins Configuration Control procedures.

  • Ensure the use of consistent documentation format through the use of templates.

  • Obtain any necessary approvals for Engineering Change Orders.

  • Process new documents and document revisions.

  • Complete work through use of a set of computer-based tools including a tracking system, a Product Data Management System, and an e-mail system.

  • Coordinate figure creation and revision with the Drafting organization.

  • Prioritize own work when working in a relatively stable to moderately stable environment.

  • Assist in the training/development of more junior peers to the extent defined by immediate supervisor.

  • Identify process improvement opportunities.

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident

  • Experience with Desktop publishing or documentation software preferred

  • SAP or simillar ERP system experience preferred

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.