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Chief Project Engineer, Electrical

Pratt & Whitney


Location:
Windsor Locks, CT
Date:
07/25/2017
2017-07-252017-08-23
Job Code:
45443BR
Categories:
  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
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Chief Project Engineer, Electrical Description at United Technologies Corporation

Chief Project Engineer, Electrical

Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Job ID 45443BR Date posted 03/27/2017 City Windsor Locks State Connecticut Country United States
Every second a plane takes off with UTC Aerospace Systems equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today’s more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft – our systems make modern flight possible. And by “make it possible,” we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

Do you want to be a part of a global business, creating innovative solutions for the aerospace industry’s biggest customers? This is the core of what we do in the Electric, Environmental & Engine Systems (ES) business. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, ES focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

The Project Chief Engineer will work within one or more Integrated Product Development (IPD) team who are responsible for all design and development activities associated with Advanced Engine Demonstration Program. The role is responsible for the execution of the program requirements, including technical, cost, and schedule, as well as ownership of their respective subsystem throughout the design, development and test phases.

The selected candidate will be exposed to the multiple-facets of a development program from requirements coordination to demonstration incorporation, while working in a cross-functional team environment and combination of electrical and mechanical components and subsystems.

The Advanced Engine Demonstration Program subsystems include fuel architecture and actuation, electronic engine control, sensor and electrical accessories, thermal management systems, and pneumatic
architecture and actuation.
  • Team Leader for concurrent component and subsystem development, while also providing leadership for supporting Project Engineers.
  • Responsible for product design definition and execution, and compliance to Standard Work.
  • Requirements and risk management
  • Technical Lead for component and system architecture studies, technology readiness and advanced manufacturing techniques
  • Ensure the schedule and ensuring that internal and external commitments and milestones are met.
  • The position will also entail supplier coordination and supplier engineering oversight.
  • Manage design review (internal and external) coordination.
  • Subsystem level verification and validation via test readiness, development testing and demonstration substantiation
  • Technical writing of reports and proposals
  • Coordinate component interfaces and design requirements.
Manages system IPT budget and schedule in accordance with EVMS process and the scope of the project.

Qualifications
  • The position requires a minimum of 7+ years of experience with controls component design and development and/or systems engineering In-depth controls experience and a good understanding of both electrical and mechanical, or systems
  • The selected individual must have project management experience.
  • A suitable candidate will have a track record reflecting strong leadership qualities, motivation and organization.
  • Due to military contracts this individual must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain security clearance
Education A Bachelor of Science in Engineering is required. An advanced degree in engineering and/or business would be a plus.

EEO/AAP Statement
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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Pratt & Whitney is a recognized leading producer of the world's most advanced jet engines. This is your opportunity to join a company steeped in history yet focused on the future by developing engines that provide step-change improvements for the next generation of commercial aircraft and fifth generation military aircraft. Pratt & Whitney, a pioneer in flight and technology, is part of the United Technologies Corporation (UTC) family. UTC is a Fortune 50 company located in over 4,800 locations in approximately 80 countries with $65.2 billion in revenues in 2014.

 

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