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Reliability, Maintainability & Safety Engineer (RMS) - CLE

Pratt & Whitney

Independence, OH
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  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
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Reliability, Maintainability & Safety Engineer (RMS) - CLE Description at United Technologies Corporation

Reliability, Maintainability & Safety Engineer (RMS) - CLE

Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Job ID 40483BR Date posted 02/08/2017 City Independence State Ohio Country United States
As a result of growth we are looking to add a Reliability, Maintainability & Safety Engineer (RMS)to our highly skilled Landing Gear New Product Design & Development team. This position is based at our Landing Gear Business Office in Independence/CLE, OH.

The RMS engineer is responsible for generating and coordinating all required RMS analyses and documentation in support of the certification effort of Landing Gear System on a new aircraft and continued airworthiness of in-service aircraft. Required documentation includes but is not limited to: RMS Program Plans, Reliability Predictions, Failure Mode Effects Analysis / Summary (FMEA / FMES), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), (Preliminary) System Safety Analysis ((P)SSA), Common Cause Analysis (Particular Risks, Common Mode Analysis, Zonal Analysis), Dispatch Reliability Analysis, MSG-3 Analysis, Maintainability Plans and Analyses, Direct Maintenance Cost (DMC) Analysis, etc.

In addition, the RMS Engineer is engaged with the Chief Engineer’s Office and supports the RMS aspect of R&D programs, as required. The engineer will maintain current and work on preparation of new RMS engineering manuals.

This position works directly with the Customer. Occasional on-site support and travel will be required. Integration with the New Product Introduction (NPI) and in-production engineering groups is a must and, therefore, strong communication skills and team work is strongly desired.

The primary responsibilities of this role include:
  • Provide support to the Project Head for all RMS related tasks which encompass:
  • Prepare / review proposals
  • Prepare, coordinate and execute RMS Program Plans
  • Prepare / review RMS documentation as listed above
  • Approve Engineering Dwg’s
  • Prepare and support Design Reviews as required
  • Prepare / review Landing Gear product improvements
  • Revise / prepare RMS Engineering Manuals
  • Perform RMS Analyses on R&D projects
  • Maintains compliance to ITAR and regulatory requirements

Also executes RMS activities including:
  • Liaise with Customers/Suppliers for all Landing Gear design related issues
  • Foster strong customer relationships through accountability, transparency and credibility
  • Responsible and accountable for all Landing Gear RMS tasks and its completion dates
  • Works with senior engineer to help establish team priorities and objectives with a strong drive to meet expectations
  • Communicates progress and roadblocks with the Project Head
  • Provide RMS input to Landing Gear designers and Project Head to help ensure system compliance with customer requirements
  • Utilize ACE Standard Work Tools to facilitate execution for design related tasks
  • Performs Engineering investigations into failures and participates in Root Cause and Corrective Action
  • Ensure timely and satisfactory resolution of problems
  • Ensures compliance to UTAS Landing Systems engineering methodologies by providing direction/guidance to the design team.
  • Maintains compliance to ITAR and regulatory requirements
  • Occasional travel between customer/suppliers and UTAS locations.
  • Support development of Landing Gear cultural initiatives through the use of UTAS 4-gears philosophies
  • Perform other duties as required
Qualifications The ideal candidate will have the following combination of education and experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer, electrical, mechanical, or aerospace engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of Aerospace Experience
  • RMS Experience
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Prior use of PDM system (i.e. SmarTeam, MatrixOne, Team Center)
  • Proficient at using computing tools and programs including MS Office, Windows
  • Possess UTAS-LS Enterprise Values including Ethical Behavior, Customer Focused Improvement, Accountability & Teamwork and Openness & Trust
  • Must be able to verify U.S. Person Status as defined by International Traffic & Arms Regulations (ITAR)

The following experience for this role is strongly preferred:
  • CRA (Certified Reliability Engineer) certification or eligibility
  • Professional Engineer designation or eligibility
  • 10 years of aerospace structure / systems related RMS experience
  • Familiarity with FAR / CS 25 (Transport Airplane) certification requirements, more specifically 25.671, 25.783, 25.901, 25.933, 25.1309
  • Familiarity with RMS industry guidance and specifications (ARP 4761, ARP 5150, ARP 4754, etc.)
  • Good working knowledge of commonly used RMS software:
  • RELEX suite (all modulus)
  • ISOGRAPH Fault Tree Plus
  • Reliasoft MPC3 (MSG3 analysis)
  • Various reliability databases
  • MS programs ( Word, Excel, Access, Project, PPT)
  • Catia V5 - fundamentals
  • Must be able to verify U.S. Person Status as defined by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
  • Bachelors Degree in computer, electrical, mechanical, or aerospace engineering

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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