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Raytheon Technologies Software Engineering Co-op (Summer & Fall 2021) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE

, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. 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.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.


This Engineering Co-op position will work with the Avionics Advanced Manufacturing team in the Cedar Rapids, IA facility. This position is for an engineering student interested in learning engineering principles used in manufacturing. If selected, the employee will become familiar with Industry 4.0 implementation and state of the art manufacturing techniques used to improve the production process.

Position responsibilities:

Work with Engineers from different disciplines to pilot and implement different Smart Factory solutions for new and existing manufacturing sites.

Learn about the IIOT (Industrial Internet of Things) and how it can be used to optimize existing manufacturing processes.

Use skills to implement new technologies for Smart Manufacturing projects.

Identify use cases for new technology manufacturing tools and machines.

Analysis and of various manufacturing data;

i.e. Work In Process (WIP), Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), and Statistical Process Control (SPC)

Use skills to create Smart Manufacturing solutions that use manufacturing data to create automated solutions.

Solve complex production issues through the use of new technology and application development or update.

Help the team with projects in these areas: Active and passive RFID, machine connectivity, augmented and virtual reality, smart tools, and automation of processes.

Required Skills: (desired before or acquired during tenure)

Web based application development

Data visualization

SQL – Structured Query Language

Database management systems

Immersive technologies (Virtual and augmented reality)

Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Ability to work independently and take direction from others


Currently enrolled full-time and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate engineering degree from an accredited college/university

Have 2 or more years completed i n Software, Comp Sci, or Computer Engineering degree or other applicable engineering field

This position requires the applicant to work in a restricted facility requiring U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residence (Green Card).

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

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success . We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


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.

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

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