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Sr Eng, Materials/Struct Description at United Technologies Corporation

Sr Eng, Materials/Struct

Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 49446BR Date posted 05/22/2017 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States
The Material Characterization Laboratory in Pratt & Whitney’s Materials and Processes Engineering Department is seeking an engineering professional to lead and execute residual stress measurements and related programs. Responsibilities will include managing residual stress tasks by diffraction and mechanical relaxation-based methods, residual stress measurement plan development, data collection, analysis, interpretation, reporting and integration of residual stress considerations into various disciplines at P&W. Candidates should have knowledge of various residual stress measurement techniques to enable determining applicability for P&W’s applications and will be expected to initiate collaborative efforts with external sources to develop new measurement methods that can complement in-house capabilities. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated technical leader with the ability to deliver innovative solutions in the field of residual stress.

  • Manage residual stress measurement tasks
  • Data collection and analysis of residual stress using diffraction and mechanical methods
  • Work with internal customers to define measurement plan, timeline and associated cost
  • Report write-up and presentation
  • Work with internal customers to define the needed data and data applicability
  • Work with out-side laboratories to expand internally available capabilities
  • Integrate residual stress measurement into various disciplines and applications within P&W

- Hands on experience with residual stress measurement methods is required
- Project management experience is required
- Aerospace industry experience is an asset
- Experience with ANSYS or ABAQUS is a plus

- Bachelor degree in Materials Science or Metallurgical or Mechanical Engineering with 5 years prior experience with residual stress measurement and analysis
- MSc or PhD with 2 years prior experience in 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.


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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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