Collins Aerospace

Cost Engineering Data Analyst

Job description

The Cost Engineering Data Analyst position is for either an engineering or supply chain professional. The role is structured within the Interiors Systems Corporate Supply Chain Services organization but will support the specific needs of the Interior Products, Seating, and Service & Support business units.

In the role, the individual will partner with the Product Engineering, Corporate Engineering, Commodity Management, Supply Chain, and Operations to identify and deliver cost reduction projects and analysis. This role will apply data analytics and knowledge of manufacturing disciplines to objectively critique and recommend cost improvements. The role will also require a fundamental working knowledge of engineering principles to determine cost savings opportunities. Also in this role, the individual will contribute to new product development projects to avoid cost overages and improve margin.

This role is a hybrid role (combination of in office and remote work) however fully remote candidates will be considered. Occasional travel may be required for fully remote candidates.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ability to self-motivate, work in ambiguous environments, and determine industrious solutions to move projects forward.

  • Understand and work all three streams of cost management: sourcing, negotiation, and engineering.

  • Lead efforts to optimize cost, minimize risk, increase cash, and eliminate waste at the program and commodity level.

  • Use CAD and data analytics to evaluate designs and generate details necessary to propose and sell cost savings opportunities to business units.

  • Work with site specific IPT groups to execute the cost savings projects through redesign, certification, and sourcing.

  • Challenge existing design concepts and technology choices to ensure products are designed to optimize cost and quality.

  • Drive cultural change in design/sourcing practices to enable significant product cost savings

  • Drives year over year cost reductions for multiple commodities.

  • Monitors new products/technologies available on the market to satisfy project requirements and reduce costs.

  • Tracks and socializes alternative technologies and the associated implications on cost, quality, and risk.

  • Manage high risk and complex work transfers; buy-to-buy and make-to-buy, buy-to-make.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required.

  • Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous Engineering and/or Supply Chain background is preferred.

  • Prior experience with Data Analytics and tools is preferred.

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.

At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

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.


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

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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