Principal Mechanical Design Engineer (Hybrid), East Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

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East Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

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United States of America


PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 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?

Job Description:

The Hot Section Engineering Mechanical Design team is seeking an experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer, preferably with turbo machinery experience. If you have relevant mechanical design background and experience in these areas and possess the skills and motivation to bring new ideas into practice, we would like to like to hear from you. The mechanical designer will work with the other disciplines of the Integrated Product Team (IPT) including project, structures, durability, aero-thermal, and product definition. The mechanical designer will also need to interface with other Hot Section Engineering IPTs as well as other departments such as Customer Technical Support, Global Services Engineering, and Product Safety, Certification and Validation & Development Operations to complete these tasks. The candidate could work either commercial or military programs, which will be determined based upon candidate qualifications and program needs. Depending on the phase of the program, the tasks will vary, but may include clean sheet design, delivering development hardware to test engines, facilitating the delivery of hardware to production engines, processing engineering changes to improve the production configuration, and support of fielded engines. This position may require up to 10% travel.

Key Responsibilities:

Resolution of mechanical engineering problems of difficult and complex scope, seeking a balanced system solution, ensuring engineering excellence, all with some supervisor oversight.

Review and approval of product definition data (prints and models).

Generate development hardware design solutions that meet the objectives of the test engines and facilitate the delivery of the development hardware to the test engines on schedule.

Work with Operations to address production issues and evaluate hardware nonconformances to facilitate the timely delivery of production hardware.

Process technically sound engineering changes within program schedule that meet performance metrics such as cost, weight, and part life.

Work with our Customer Technical Support (CTS) team to respond to customer questions, review deteriorated hardware, and update engine maintenance manual limits.

Utilize standard work and CORE/ACE tools to continuously improve the design process.

Basic Qualifications:

BS Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, and or Engineering experience

8+ years of engineering experience or 5+ years with an advanced degree

U.S. citizenship is required due to government contract

Preferred Qualifications:

Turbomachinery experience.

Proficiency in Teamcenter, Unigraphics NX, ANSYS, and classical methods of analysis.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail and deadlines.

Understanding of hardware, blueprints, dimensions & tolerances, and manufacturing methods.

Experience with GD&T ASME Y14.5M-1994.

Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal.

Consistent record of collaboration, innovation, and initiative.

Experience with MS Office products.

What is my role type?

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We’ve 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.

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.

RTX Raytheon / Equal Opportunity Employer

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