RTX Engineering Leadership Development Program, EastHartford, Connecticut

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EastHartford, Connecticut

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United States of America


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

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Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense. Its 181,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company was formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses.

To realize our full potential, Raytheon Technologies is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

The Leadership Development Program (LDP) provides an exceptional foundation for accelerated career success. As future leaders, you’ll play a vital role in helping Raytheon Technologies redefine aerospace and defense.

Job description:

The Materials & Processes Engineering (MPE) department at Pratt & Whitney is seeking talented engineering college hires to join the LDP.

Key Responsibilities

During this program, you may be responsible for engine component, materials and/or chemical process development, analyses, testing and other support functions for both commercial and military engine applications. Specific tasks may include mechanical testing, materials analysis, metallurgical or chemical analysis, inspection processes or coating property analysis in the areas of:

Materials development for aerospace alloys, coatings and polymers/composites

Materials and engine component analysis through electron microscopy and other scattering techniques

Process and analytical chemistry

Mechanics of material and component behavior

Advanced casting technologies

Materials property and process modeling

Material data analysis, statistics and applications to engine design

Basic qualifications:

Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD in Engineering (aerospace, mechanical, materials science, electrical, software, systems engineering or related discipline) or Hard sciences (physics, mathematics, chemistry or computer science); degree must be obtained between December 2022 – June 2023

Demonstrated leadership, teamwork, communication, interpersonal and analytical skills

Self-motivated, driven and team-oriented

Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 in any/all degrees

U.S. Citizenship Required

Ability to travel and relocate anywhere in the United States

Ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance*

Preferred qualifications:

Strong commitment and interest in a career within engineering – preferably in applied materials development

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment with a variety of challenges

Communicate effectively throughout a variety of levels within the organization

Results-driven, specifically when leading, motivating, and influencing others

Relevant internship or co-op experience

*This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance.  Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process.  Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.  Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens. 

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?

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:

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.

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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