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Rockwell Collins – Why Work For Us?

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Big thinking. Big network. Big possibilities. Why does that describe working at Rockwell Collins? Because the first moon transmission was our achievement. So was the development of GPS. What about networked battlespaces and Next Gen air transportation systems? Yes and yes. Big ideas call for big thinkers … and we have a lot of them. In fact, we’re building a global workforce of men and women with diverse backgrounds, viewpoints and ideas who are committed to our foundation of innovation.

With approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, at more than 60 locations in 27 countries, Rockwell Collins may have the perfect job for you. We invite you to learn more about our Locations and the global regions where we do business.

Our company vision is clear: working together creating the most trusted source of communication and aviation electronics solutions. One of the goals in supporting that vision is ensuring we have talented and motivated people. Our Value Proposition for People is a key component for making sure we achieve that goal.

Not only do we focus on the people who work for us, but also those in our communities. Rockwell Collins is known around the world for our commitment and involvement in education, especially supporting science technology, engineering and mathematics. Click here to learn more about how our employees are making their communities better places to live and work.

But don’t just take our word for why Rockwell Collins is a great place to work. We’ve earned a number of industry awards in recognition of our technological, business and employment achievements.

To learn more about working at Rockwell Collins, flip through our archive ofHorizons online employee magazines or explore the rest of our Careers site.

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Rockwell Collins is a pioneer in the design, production and support of innovative solutions for our customers in aerospace and defense. Our expertise in flight-deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, information management and simulation and training is strengthened by our global service and support network spanning 27 countries. Working together, our global team of nearly 20,000 employees shares a vision to create the most trusted source of communication and aviation electronics solutions.

Our aviation electronics systems and products are installed in the flight decks of nearly every air transport aircraft in the world. Our airborne and ground-based communication systems transmit nearly 70 percent of all U.S. and allied military communication. Whether developing new technology to enable network-centric operations for the military, delivering integrated electronic solutions for new commercial aircraft or providing a level of service and support that increases reliability and lowers operational costs for our customers throughout the world, we deliver on our commitments.

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In today’s highly competitive environment, companies are looking far and wide for an advantage. Successful companies realize their advantage begins with their people. And if you’re going to recruit and retain a great workforce, you need to reward your employees.

Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits are important reasons why employees choose to work at Rockwell Collins. In addition to our pay-for-performance philosophy, we also believe that flexibility and choice are key to providing a strong benefits package. Our employees can take advantage of basic coverage as well as options to customize and enhance their benefits.

Inherent in our Value Proposition for People are key initiatives around both pay and benefits.

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If you’re looking for somewhere to work that offers you more than just a paycheck – some place where you can build a great and meaningful career – look no further than Rockwell Collins. We believe that ongoing career development enables you to realize your full potential, which helps the company realize its full potential.

At Rockwell Collins, whether you’re an individual contributor or senior manager, you can choose to enhance your current skills and/or develop new skills for the future. Whether you want to specialize in one area or gain experience in multiple disciplines, we help you do so through our formal training programs, tuition reimbursement, enterprise mentoring, job rotation and one-on-one coaching. We offer an environment where people are truly committed to helping you succeed.

Rockwell Collins offers a comprehensive career development toolkit to guide your planning. You can customize these resources to help you identify ways to grow and prepare for opportunities with our organization.

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Recognized by DiversityInc as a Top 50 Company for Diversity, Rockwell Collins understands that fostering an environment of inclusion, collaboration and ownership serves as a catalyst for increasing our competitive advantage. The diverse viewpoints, ideas and backgrounds of our employees around the world fuel our spirit of innovation – and are key to our business success.

Our diversity journey is leading us toward being a stronger, more global company. Meeting that challenge depends on our ongoing efforts to build a talented and motivated workforce – and to maintain a culture that values our differences as individuals. Our leaders around the world drive country-specific diversity and inclusion efforts to help every employee understand how our differences can be leveraged to help us work together better, no matter where we might be located.

"At Rockwell Collins, we define diversity as difference – whether by geography, interpersonal traits, learning styles, lifestyles, personal beliefs, physical and mental attributes/abilities, race, sexual orientation or work environment."

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    Good company with good benefits and great people but a crappy location.

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA

    I have been working at Rockwell Collins full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Diverse workforce in commercial systems. Employees at various stages of their careers from all around the world.
    - Winter shutdown
    - 3 weeks paid vacation
    - Interesting products

    Cons

    - Slow to accept new technologies
    - Innovation is restricted by process
    - Meeting schedule is preferred over innovation
    - Cedar Rapids is in the middle of nowhere

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Rockwell Collins Interviews

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Updated Jan 11, 2015

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    Got selected to do interview in-campus. Mostly behavioral the recruiter was nice and seemed interested in knowing me and what I was interested in doing in the future. Very pleasant experience.
    I am still waiting on possible internship opportunities.

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Rockwell Collins Awards & Accolades

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Top 50 Companies for Diversity, DiversityInc, 2012
America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
50 Best Manufacturing Companies, IndustryWeek, 2009
Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles (Silver), National Business Group on Health, 2009
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Additional Info

Website www.rockwellcollins.com
Headquarters Cedar Rapids, IA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1933
Type Company - Public (COL)
Industry Aerospace & Defense
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Rockwell Collins is a pioneer in the design, production and support of innovative solutions for our customers in aerospace and defense. Our expertise in flight-deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, information management and simulation and training is strengthened by our global service and support network spanning 27 countries. Working together, our global... More

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