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Project Lead Engineer

Pratt & Whitney

Burnsville, MN
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Project Lead Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Project Lead Engineer

Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Job ID 47395BR Date posted 04/26/2017 City Burnsville State Minnesota Country United States
Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS), a business unit of UTC Aerospace Systems, provides cutting-edge sensors and sensor based systems for the commercial aerospace, ground vehicle and defense industries including electronic flight bags, air data systems, ice detection and protection systems, fire protection systems, fuel measurement and management systems, guidance navigation and control systems, health and usage management systems, rescue hoists, mission data recorders, and sensing suites for aircraft engines.

The Engineering Project Lead will lead cross-functional teams responsible for developing aircraft Ice Detection sensor, Ice Protection System, Angle of Attack sensor, and Stall Protection Systems products. The Engineering Project Lead's activities and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following tasks:

-Leading a cross-functional engineering team in the development and certification of aerospace products. The involved engineering functions are systems, systems test, electrical, mechanical, software, and software verification disciplines.
-Acting as Engineering focal for customer engagements which include, but are not limited to, periodic status telecons, design reviews, and program status reviews.
-Establishing, maintaining, and driving execution to plan for the development and certification of aerospace products. Schedules are maintained in Microsoft Project Server and employ earned value management methodology.
-Adhering to project cost goals by employing active scope and risk management through coordination with Program Office.
-Capturing and reporting project status to Engineering Management and Program Office in support of monthly project and program reviews.
-Interfacing with the SIS India engineering organization in support of product development activities.

Applicant must qualify for access to U.S. export controlled technology without a license. Non-immigrant visas will not be sponsored for this position. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident, or designated a refugee or asylee under U.S. law.
Experience leading cross functional teams in regulated industry, e.g., aerospace, medical, preferred.

Experience with the following Engineering disciplines/technology areas preferred:
Mechanical design & qualification, systems architecture, requirements management, embedded software development (up to RTCA/DO-178 Level A), and electrical design & qualification.

Demonstrated project leadership experience throughout product life cycle, i.e., Bid & Proposal through Entry Into Service.

Applicant must be familiar with MS Project Server 2007/2010/2013 or similar project management tools and MS Office.

Experience with Earned Value Management.

Familiarity with aerospace industry development and Certification processes preferred, including exposure to RTCA/DO-178, RTCA/DO-160, RTCA/DO-254, and SAE ARP4754.
Education BS Degree in Engineering preferred Technical degree required with 6+ years of Design Engineering experience and 3+ years of Engineering Project Leadership experience. 10+ years of Design Engineering experience in a Product Development environment , with 5+ years of Engineering Project Leadership experience preferred.

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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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