Electrical Design Team Lead | Collins Aerospace, United Kingdom

About Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace is an American technology business that is a major supplier of aerospace and defense goods around the world. It is a subsidiary of RTX Corporation (previously Raytheon Technologies), with headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. 


United Technologies announced the conclusion of its Rockwell Collins acquisition on November 26, 2018, following which it merged its newly acquired firm with UTC Aerospace Systems to establish Collins Aerospace. This acquisition sparked various class action lawsuits against the corporation, alleging that officials purposefully misled shareholders about the nature of the deal.

In 2019, the new business had combined sales of $26 billion and 68,000 workers. Raytheon Technologies was formed by the merger of United Technologies and Raytheon Company in 2020.

Electrical Design Team Lead job in Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace Systems, a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies, is seeking an Electrical Design Team Lead to join their team in Leighton Buzzard. The ideal candidate will have a degree in aerospace or electrical engineering.


The candidate will assist in the design of electrical installations for commercial aircraft galleys.

This is a hybrid position that requires on-site presence three days a week.

What We Have to Offer:

Annual Leave of 25 days and Public Holidays Pension Scheme of up to 8% Contribution from the Employer

Affordably priced compensation package

Fridays with an early finish

Private Medical Care Professional Development + Growth Support with Professional Fees Group Income Protection


This job is specifically responsible for:

  • Creating, leading, and developing a team of Electrical Design Engineers with the necessary skill set to deliver the engineering solution
  • Providing technical direction and leadership to the team
  • Work Breakdown Structure definition, delegation, and reporting
  • Organizing and taking part in Design Reviews at all stages of the New Product Introduction process. Ensure that all relevant follow-up measures are taken by organizing and performing Design & Technical reviews and ensuring that suitable risk-mitigation actions are taken.
  • Collaboration with the certification, stress, and airworthiness departments to guarantee that the design solution meets all standards.
  • Maintaining the engineering quality and integrity of their job package's output
  • Leading and coordinating the Electrical Design input at all client meetings, including the Initial Technical Coordination Meeting, Preliminary Design Review, Critical Design Review, First Article Inspection, and Programme Reviews.
  • Cost and weight goals must be tracked, controlled, and met.
  • Team leaders must interact effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers, as well as coordinate data transfer.
  • Selection and application of appropriate materials and procedures for each design element, as well as help to other team members
  • Assuring the successful integration of each design element with the overall product
  • Following and helping to establish the Best Practice guidelines as outlined in documentation
  • Checking engineering packages and obtaining Authorised Signatory certification for their area of competence where possible

The following are the essential requirements:

You should have the following items before embarking on this adventure:

Previous team leadership experience is required.
A desire for diversity, a thirst for creativity, and a desire for inclusiveness.
Infinite Possibilities, Diverse Minds:

We believe in the value of various perspectives and ideas at Collins Aerospace. We promote an inclusive atmosphere in which every person can express their enthusiasm and provide new solutions to our industry's most difficult problems. Join us as we create infinite possibilities for a better tomorrow.

Closing Date: January 2, 2024

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