Discipline Leader, Metallurgy

Website Collins Aerospace

Discipline Leader, Metallurgy Job Highlights

Title Discipline Leader, Metallurgy
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Research, Management, Design
Location Windsor Locks, CT, United States
Company Collins Aerospace

Company Profile

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. It has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Metallurgy Discipline Leader who will lead the design, development, testing, and implementation of advanced metallic materials and manufacturing technologies for a variety of aerospace products.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have completed a Bachelor’s Degree from a college/university and 10 years of prior relevant experience
  • Advanced Degree (program) in a related field and minimum 7 years of experience
  • In absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required

Work Experience

The candidates should have a proven applied research track record in one or more of the following sub-discipline areas-

  • Advanced manufacturing processing of metals (additive manufacturing processes, heat treatment, welding, brazing, etc.)
  • Destructive/Non-Destructive characterization techniques.
  • Mechanical metallurgy, structure-property correlation
  • Solidification processing (casting processes) and/or powder metallurgy and/or wrought alloys


  • Develop a strategic vision for the capabilities under her/his responsibility including identifying long-term strategic technology investments and roadmaps in Metallurgical Engineering as they pertain to future and current Collins products; Staff technical hiring and development, and establishing partnerships with world-class academic institutions and across government laboratories to support the defined vision
  • Hiring, evaluating, and supporting the group to achieve financial targets, develop an annual capital plan, and ensure thorough implementation of environmental health and safety policies in offices and laboratories
  • Identify competency gaps and develop the necessary development plans to ensure the Metallurgical engineering team can sustain and grow critical skills
  • Partner with and Manage PMO office, with individual project owners, peers, and senior management on the execution of technical work within her/his discipline to ensure high technical quality work and effective allocation of staff
  • Supporting collaborative relationships with internal and external customers in the area of Metallurgical Engineering, and for ensuring timely delivery of new technologies, establishing a personal relationship with customer key contact points, and being a valued resource as our customers are developing their own roadmaps and strategies

Preferred Qualifications

  • A track record in establishing and managing collaborative projects
  • Developing strategic partnerships within the industry and/or academic institutions
  • Excellent communication skills across a broad range of stakeholders
  • Experience in building technical capability through hiring and technical mentoring of staff
  • Experience in new material introductions and/or Technology maturation processes (For example TRL/MRL)
  • Proposal development and proposal writing experience


  • Adoption Assistance
  • Autism Benefit
  • Best Doctors, second opinion program
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal
  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
  • Redbrick – Incentives for a Healthy You
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Tuition reimbursement

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to verify U.S. Person Status as defined by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

Employer’s Statement

Raytheon Technologies 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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.collinsaerospace.com.

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