Associate Director, Mechanical Engineer (Hybrid), Middletown, Connecticut

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Middletown, Connecticut

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United States of America


PW102: Middletown Aircraft Rd P.O. Box 611, Middletown, CT, 06457 USA

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Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious. 

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole – best – selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

We have a rare opportunity for a Design Discipline Chief within the Compression Systems Engineering (CSE) organization with expertise in commercial and military Fan, Low- and High-Pressure Compressors design.

Key Responsibilities

Provide technical mentorship in the resolution of module level technical problems and issues.
Actively develop mechanical arrangements that result in products and components that are low cost and competitively superior within program schedule landmarks.
Lead root cause investigations and implement robust product and process corrective actions
Benchmark and maintain awareness of emerging trends in mechanical design processes and product technologies to steer mechanical design and compressor technology strategy.
Team with CSE discipline chiefs, design managers, and subject matter experts to handle the product review process and ensure first time design quality.
Communicate with team leadership and management on status and risks to program schedule and metrics.
Collaborate with internal and external customers
Support development of Engineering Standard Work and Training
Coach and mentor Design Engineers
Lead efforts within the Design Technical Discipline Steering team, to develop and oversee tools, methodology and criteria.
Utilize TPM, QCPC, RCCA and other tools to continuously improve design processes.

Basic Qualifications

BS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
15+ years of turbomachinery design experience with a concentration in gas turbine engine compressors
US Citizen or Persons
Current Secret level security clearance or the ability to obtain one

Preferred Qualifications

M.S. in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering
20+ years of turbomachinery design experience with a concentration in gas turbine engine compressors
Broad knowledge of product design processes and overall engine system integration
Proficiency with Mechanical Design tools, including NX, Teamcenter or equivalent
Ability to craft clear communication and develop meaningful relationships
Analytical Skills
Highly developed interpersonal, leadership, and teaming skills
Black Belt six sigma certification

What is my role type?

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We have introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is:

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. This means that responsibilities of the job need to be performed onsite on a regular basis.

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee’s personal responsibility. 

Do you wish you could put your technical expertise to better use? If you are ready for a challenge, then we encourage you to apply. We demand quality in all we do which is what cultivates our success in the Aerospace Industry.

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.

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