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Senior Automation Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Senior Automation Engineer

Business Unit UTC Climate, Controls & Security Job ID 59021BR Date posted 01/10/2018 City Redmond State Washington Country US

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.

Carrier is the world’s leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

As the world's leading provider of cold chain visibility solutions, Sensitech enables global leaders in Food and Pharmaceuticals to track and monitor assets across the supply chain to protect the integrity of temperature-sensitive products. Sensitech is a wholly owned subsidiary of Carrier Corp., the world's leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions.


This position is a Senior resource in the ongoing production support of existing products, automation equipment, the manufacturing introduction of new products, and is a key resource in supporting Hardware Engineering during new product or equipment development as assigned by the Engineering Manager (per the specific responsibilities outlined below).

  • Creates and supports the required processes and procedures to manufacture Sensitech’s electronic and manual product lines including the development of manufacturing processes, testing procedures, operator instructions, and training. Supports and validates turn key supplier manufacturing processes
  • Develops/maintains required tool fixtures, testing, and production software used to test and configure electronic data loggers and real time products
  • Maintains applicable work, test, and process documentation; Performs sustaining engineering functions such as support all automation lines and machines, fixtures, molding machines if needed; Supports the product development process
  • Develops/maintains/approves performance measurements, metrics, product reliability/testing, and continuous improvement projects as assigned
  • Works with procurement in qualifying suppliers, defining special requirements, testing, and processes verification/ validation. Leads and coordinates continuous process /product improvement and cost reduction initiatives along with other tasks as assigned
  • Supports the new product development process, new automation equipment specification/design/development/validation, and existing/released products as required, with:
    • Electronic component level troubleshooting and characterization capabilities
    • Test plan creation and fixture design
    • Custom rapid design and prototyping of basic analog and digital electronic circuitry
    • Hand assembly and rework skills in Surface Mount Technology
    • BOM/drawing creation, approvals, and maintenance
    • Schematic capture and basic PCB design
    • Skilled to program PLCs as Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi, etc.
    • Basic Mechanical design- SolidWorks, AutoCAD
  • Other tasks as assigned

  • Background in electronics sustaining engineering and/or new development support (design support to senior level engineers)
  • Solid understanding of automation development
  • Must be able to program PLC as Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi, etc. by using PLC languages
  • Experience using AutoCAD, Solid works, Pads, or similar CAD tools
  • Able to applicable technology to provide practical solutions while fostering innovation, problem solving, and creative solutions in the disciplines specific to the Engineering Services function described herein
  • Previous ISO 9001 work environment experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with 10+ years of related work experience

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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