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Group Leader, Additive Manufacturing Industrialization and Deployment

Pratt & Whitney


Location:
East Hartford, CT
Date:
06/27/2017
2017-06-272017-07-26
Job Code:
47550BR
Categories:
  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
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Group Leader, Additive Manufacturing Industrialization and Deployment Description at United Technologies Corporation

Group Leader, Additive Manufacturing Industrialization and Deployment

Business Unit United Technologies Research Center Job ID 47550BR Date posted 04/19/2017 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States
The Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence of United Technologies Corporation (UTC) invites qualified individuals to for the position of Group Leader, Additive Manufacturing Industrialization and Deployment.

UTC is a $60 billion company that supplies products and services to the aerospace and building services industries. The newly-formed UTC Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (CoE), centrally hosted at UTC’s Research Center, will encompass a critical mass of Additive Manufacturing process and industrialization experts, the necessary equipment, and develop the strategic collaborations needed to rapidly mature the technology and manufacturing readiness of the critical technologies that are required to accelerate the development, transition, and deployment of additive manufactured products and systems for UTC’s business units (UTC Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Otis Elevator, UTC Climate, Controls, & Security).

The Group Leader position includes a broad range of leadership activities important to the effective and efficient operation of the AM CoE. Primary responsibilities include:


  • Technical Leadership: provide technical leadership in additive manufacturing process scale-up, industrialization, and deployment into production, as well as operation of additive manufacturing equipment and laboratories.
  • Capability Development: develop and implement a strategic vision for the capabilities under his/her responsibility including staff, facilities, and external partnerships. Engage effectively with the UTC Business Units to move new additive manufacturing capabilities into the Business Unit.
  • Allocating Capability: engage with CoE, UTRC, and UTC leadership to enable effective allocation of staff, laboratories, research material and assets. Ensure quality of technical execution.
  • Staff Development: hire and motivate world class technical talent; central role in performance reviews, individual development/career planning, mentoring
  • Operations: responsible for environmental health and safety in offices and laboratories, operation of the CoE laboratories, planning and executing indirect budgets, meeting financial targets, capital planning and execution.
  • External Resource Development: Team with the UTRC Program Offices, UTC business units, and external institutions to create funding opportunities aligned with the CoE strategic vision and roadmap.
Qualifications
The successful candidate should be a well-recognized technical expert in the multidisciplinary field of manufacturing, preferably additive manufacturing. In addition, the candidate should be able to demonstrate experience in building capability through hiring and development of staff, externalization, and infrastructure improvements. She/he must be able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment focused on innovation and be able to partner with leading worldwide institutions to fulfill organizational objectives. The candidate must demonstrate superior communication skills and be able to provide timely, accurate, and detailed reports and presentations.

US Citizenship or U.S Permanent Resident status required.
Education Candidates for this position require a Master’s Degree in Materials or Manufacturing Engineering (or a related field) with at least 7 years’ experience in an applied research or manufacturing environment. Experience and knowledge in the operation of powder bed additive manufacturing equipment, as well as experience with certification of aerospace parts is preferred. Also, experience with industrialization of parts through Manufacturing Readiness Levels (MRL) 6 to 9 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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