Flammability Engineer

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions.  For more information, visit the B/E Aerospace website at www.beaerospace.com 


The Lavatories & Water Waste Systems division of Rockwell Collins is the sole source lavatory provider for the Boeing 737 MAX program. The Lavatories and Water Waste Systems Advanced Lavatory is a cutting edge product, offering a unique value proposition that allows airlines to increase revenue and lower operational cost.  Our highly dedicated team is situated next to Paine Field in Everett, Washington.  From this state of the art manufacturing and engineering facility, the Lavatories and Water Waste Systems supports its global airline customer base as well as the OEM. 


As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Flammability Engineer in our Lavatories & Water Waste Systems business located in Everett, WA



Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Flammability Engineer responsible for review of engineering designs and development of flammability substantiation data to demonstrate compliance with regulatory and customer requirements. Specifically this role is to support the Interior Structures Business Unit in the qualification, testing and certification of major aircraft interior commodities, and provide technical support for ongoing continued airworthiness.  Role may include complex assignments such as managing several projects simultaneously in a schedule intensive environment.



  • Contributes to successful project completion by participating in the review of designs, regulatory/customer requirements, and qualification plans while developing substantiation data documentation to support project goals.
  • Prepares flammability test drawings, test plans, test reports, and qualification documents.
  • Reviews engineering design changes and prepares change-based documentation for flammability compliance.
  • Candidate is required to possess a working level knowledge of fire property regulations including; 14CFR 25.853, and OEM requirements for smoke and toxicity.
  • Candidate is required to possess a working level knowledge of FAA policy related to acceptable methods of compliance (MOC’s) for flammability.
  • Supports fire properties testing including coordination for internal and external laboratory tests (Bunsen burner, Heat Release, Smoke Density and Toxicity).
  • Work with customer design engineers, subject matter experts and FAA authorized Representatives to establish acceptable showing of compliance for flammability.
  • Working knowledge of material qualification, process qualification, etc.
  • Experience in material testing including ASTM standards testing.
  • Knowledge of generating repair processes for MRB
  • Experience in working with honeycomb structures’
  • Basic knowledge and proficiency with team center (or related product data management system), including familiarity with aerospace drawing/document control systems for change management.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional manner with design, manufacturing, quality, supply chain, program management, and customer during product/data development to ensure all aspects are considered from the outset.
  • This role reports to – M&P, Flammability Engineering Lead and Certification Manager.
  • Travel requirement – up to 10% both internationally and domestically.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a four year university or college and minimum of one (1) year of experience.
  • Knowledge of basic material characteristics, flammability of materials.
  • Experience with interpreting material and fabrication process specifications for non-metallic structure.
  • Knowledge of composite manufacturing methods, vacuum forming, injection molding, composite materials, bonding, trim and finish.
  • Experience in material testing including ASTM standards testing
  • Experience in Aerospace Industry



  • Proficiency with TeamCenter (or related product data management system), including familiarity with aerospace drawing/document control systems for change management.



The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed descriptions of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.


 EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Rockwell Collins Interior Systems
Full time
Everett, Washington 98201, US