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Mechanical Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Mechanical Engineer

Business Unit UTC Climate, Controls & Security Job ID 42120BR Date posted 01/26/2017 City Salem State Oregon Country United States
UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

The Global Security Products (GSP) group at UTC Climate, Controls & Security develops a comprehensive product portfolio to protect buildings, people and assets; providing innovative security products that include advanced software and hardware, IP solutions, wireless communications, electronic locking systems, and mobile applications. Among its leading brands are Lenel, Interlogix, Supra and Onity offering robust security and life safety systems, and affordable, flexible lock and key management solutions.

Essential Functions:
  • Design and develop mechanical parts and assemblies. This includes but is not limited to: requirements analysis, creating design that meets requirements, implementing design in 3D model, peer reviews, working with suppliers to create parts, inspection/verification, documenting design and release.
  • Work with cross functional team (electrical and firmware) to create electro-mechanical parts and assemblies.
  • Communicate to non-engineering functions mechanical architecture and functionality.
  • Support production tester development to ensure product tested meets specification before leaving manufacturing.
  • Ensure design is properly documented following standard policies.
  • Lead small engineering projects and coordinate activities from multiple functions (marketing, electrical, software, mechanical, production, service, and quality) to ensure projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
  • Develop and perform test procedures with necessary fixtures to ensure that products are performing according to specifications.
  • Use standard mechanical tools and operate all types of mechanical test equipment.
  • Oversee design activities for possible enhancements and engage in trouble shooting activities, root cause analysis on existing products.
  • Actively participate in and maintain strict compliance to all UTC Policies and EHS requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience with mechanical design and development
  • Must possess good hands on mechanical ability for testing and design verification
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques (e.g. Injection molding, die cast, extrusion, deep draw, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience with mechanical drawings and documentation
  • Demonstrated experience with ProE or similar 3D modeling package
  • Knowledge of GD&T and statistical manufacturing control methods
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment with other mechanical engineers

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with electromechanical packaging, locks and latch design
  • Knowledge of Lock, Hospitality, and Access control Industries and Relevant Industry Associations.
  • Green Belt Certified/Trained and demonstrate Six Sigma competencies.
  • Experience working with non-US based teams and suppliers. Sensitivity to cultural biases and understanding the communication practices needed to create successful partnerships in an open and supportive environment.
Education Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Related Field 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.


  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics

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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