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Test Process Planning Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Test Process Planning Engineer

Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 59018BR Date posted 01/11/2018 City West Palm Beach State Florida Country US

The Systems Engineering & Validation (SEV) Test Operations Engineering Organization is seeking a highly-motivated individual to join the Test Operations Engineering team as a Test Process Planning Engineer in support of validation test.

The Test Operations Process Planning Engineer responsibilities include:

- Create and maintain prescriptive test facility installation and operation instructions for engines and rigs in our test facilities. Instructions would be developed from Pratt & Whitney electronic systems, specifications, engineering changes, and special test equipment definition to ensure successful and compliant engine and rig testing. This will include instructions for our test facilities in West Palm Beach, FL as well as East Hartford and Middletown, CT striving for commonality across all sites.

-Work closely with Operations Engineers, Test Engineers, Hourly Mechanics, Quality Engineers, Test Systems Engineers and other PW Engineering organizations as required for the necessary technical content.

- Provide focused & effective leadership in eliminating EH&S/Ergonomics/Human Factors risks and addressing quality issues.

-Identify & implement test process optimization & control methods to eliminate/prevent turnbacks /escapes to reduce overall test costs and increase efficiency.

-Participate in continuous improvement initiatives supporting efficiency targets in SEV.

-Drive the development & deployment of comprehensive test operations engineering standard work related to the Process Engineering role.

-Significant interaction with the hourly work force, tool designers, quality assurance, integrated product teams, systems designers and program test partners are typical of the position.

-A high level of proficiency and working-knowledge of ACE (continuous improvement) Tools is required including Process Certification & Management , Value Stream Process Mapping, Standard Work, Root-Cause Analysis and Set-Up Reduction/Mistake-Proofing.

-Occasional off-shift coverage required to support 24/7 test operations


Familiarity with test facilities, special test equipment and test processes is a strong plus for this position.

Familiarity with Pratt & Whitney systems, Solumina G8, G7 or Shop Floor Workflow preferred.

Education: Bachelor of Science Industrial Engineering – preferred
Bachelor of Science Mechanical/Aerospace/Manufacturing Engineering - acceptable
Minimum 5 yrs relevant experience required

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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