United Technologies Corporation Mechanical Engineer in Bradenton, Florida

Job ID: 51060BR

City: Bradenton

State: Florida

Country: United States

Category: Engineering: Mechanical Engrg

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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.

The Fire Safety Solutions group at UTC Climate, Controls & Security is dedicated to providing product and technology designed to protect people and property from the effects of fire and its related hazards. As the world’s largest manufacturer of fire safety products, the Fire Safety Solutions group meets the safety needs of homes and businesses by providing fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, mechanical locking systems, fire alarm control panels, gas and flame detection, fire suppression systems and mass notification solutions. Notable brands within the group are Kidde, Firex, Badger, Vigilant, Fenwal, Det-Tronics, Fireye and Edwards.

The Mechanical Engineer will work with a team of engineers throughout the product design process. In this role the engineer will be responsible for managing his/her mechanical efforts and other sustaining activities.

  • Lead mechanical efforts for fire projects including smoke/heat detectors, gas detectors, beam detectors, and modules

  • Drive mechanical designs from concept to production

  • Participate in DFMEA cross-functional discussions

  • Analyze and test new mechanical designs

  • Drive product quality improvement and implement material cost saving projects through product redesign

  • Perform mechanical duties for sustaining efforts

  • Interface with sourcing, manufacturing, product management and the global network of suppliers

  • Drive mechanical process improvement through the use of the ACE process



  • Minimum 3 years of mechanical design experience

  • Experience in injection molded plastics part design

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, Solid Edge, and AutoCAD

  • Proficiency in PDXpert and other PLM systems.

  • Knowledge of worldwide Fire product regulatory standards such as UL, ULC, EN54, CCC, etc. preferred.

  • Team player with strong facilitation / interpersonal skills and a demonstrated commitment to continuous process improvement

  • Strong design skills including experience designing using Solid Modeling CAD software

  • Demonstrated ability to produce results on complex projects


  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process

  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States and Canada.

  • Must be willing to work out of an office in Bradenton, FL

  • Ability and availability to travel occasionally

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.