Senior Engineer - Project Engineering

UTC Aerospace Systems
US-CT-Windsor Locks
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  • Post Date: Dec 10, 2018
  • Start Date: 12/10/2018
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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Senior Engineer - Project Engineering

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Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Req ID 74830BR Date posted 10/24/2018 City Windsor Locks State/Province Connecticut

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

At UTC Aerospace Systems, we believe that innovation starts with our people. That’s why we have over 8,000 engineers located in 70 sites around the globe, across 14 countries. But our Engineering organization is not just a collection of individual businesses. We use our size and expertise to create system solutions that work across all our product lines.

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our Engineering ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies. Together, we will move the world forward!

Electric, Environmental and Engine Systems (ES) provides complete jet engine controls and accessory packages. From the fuel tank to the igniters, we have the resources and expertise to design, qualify, and manufacture first in class central systems for our aerospace engine customers. ES is looking for a Project Engineer to join our team. Role Overview: Project Engineer Electrical, Engine Controls for the Pratt & Whitney PurePower family of engines. The candidate will be responsible for working with internal & external customers to ensure timely completion of program milestones.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead an integrated product team(IPT) consisting of design, operations support, quality, software, and reliability engineering to accomplish the following goals:
    • Manage Total Manufacturing Cost (TMC) for product and lead cost reduction initiates on component and/or fuel metering product line.
    • Provide staffing plans through the use of the UTAS Manpower Planning Tool (TIGER), including detailed plans through all disciplines and an outsourcing plan, also by discipline, which meet project milestones and budget.
    • Drive and implement Relentless Root Cause & Corrective Action (RRCA) processes, through the use of the applicable ACE tools to ultimately facilitate design integrity improvements and enhanced Engineering Standard Work (ESW) practices.
    • Coordinate the management and closure of all supplier interfacing related activities including fabrication processing issues, Flight Safety Frozen Process Review Board deliverables and dispositions to supplier Quality Notices (QNs) and requests for information (SRIs).
    • Coordinating all UTAS Engineering Change (EC) activities for all drawings & solid models.
    • Drive project execution of technical requirements to budget and schedule through implementation of the Program Management System Standard (PMSS) and the IPD Team process.
    • Drive and implement Relentless Root Cause & Corrective Action (RRCA) processes, through the use of the applicable ACE tools to ultimately facilitate design integrity improvements and enhanced Engineering Standard Work (ESW) practices.
    • Coordinate activities with UTAS Supply Chain Management and the UTAS Electronics Operations team to meet Production yield targets.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer Systems Engineering
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in working in Control Systems or Components for Engine Control Systems and/or similar electro-mechanical products.
  • Candidate should have a basic working knowledge of control systems and electronic engine controls
  • Must have the ability to apply electronic principals to analyze hardware, recommend corrective action, conduct engineering investigations and develop/conduct tests.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing process for electronic circuit card assemblies is desired.
  • Good oral and written skills are necessary along with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in working and leading product development teams, creating project plans, performing risk assessments, and working resource plans necessary for successful program execution.

  • Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering required.
  • Masters degree in Engineering or Management desirable.
Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.
  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from company for more than 1 year.


United Technologies Corporation 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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