United Technologies Corporation Additive Manufacturing Metallurgist, Core Technology in East Hartford, Connecticut

Job ID: 50638BR

City: East Hartford

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Engineering: Research

Job Type:


The Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence of United Technologies Corporation (UTC) invites qualified individuals to apply for the position of Additive Manufacturing Metallurgist, Core Technology, Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence.

UTC is a $60 billion company that supplies products and services to the aerospace and building services industries. The newly-formed UTC Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (CoE), centrally hosted at UTC’s Research Center, will encompass a critical mass of Additive Manufacturing process and industrialization experts, the necessary equipment, and develop the strategic collaborations needed to rapidly mature the technology and manufacturing readiness of the critical technologies that are required to accelerate the development, transition, and deployment of additive manufactured products and systems for UTC’s business units (UTC Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Otis Elevator, UTC Climate, Controls, & Security).

The Additive Manufacturing Metallurgist, Core Technology position has a broad range of activities and responsibilities that are important to the effective operation of the Additive Manufacturing (AM) CoE, including:

  • Characterizing microstructure, defects and properties of AM materials,

  • Establishing material specifications and quality for Additively manufactured materials and precursor materials (typically powder),

  • Establish procedures for powder handling and recycling,

  • Establish material post processing techniques, including surface finishing for additively manufactured components

  • Work with the Deployment and Industrialization team to develop material texting and characterization techniques required to support component production,


The successful candidate should have proven expertise in the metallurgy of nickel-based superalloys, titanium alloys and cobalt alloys. Experience working with other materials such as aluminum alloys, steel, stainless steel is also desired. Experience with material characterization techniques to evaluate microstructure, defects, and engineering properties is required. The candidate should have experience in the processing of both aerospace and commercial alloys using directed energy additive manufacturing. The candidate should also be familiar with the pre and post material processing techniques required to produce additive parts. Knowledge of manufacturing operations and additive manufacturing is preferred, with demonstrated proficiency in writing work instructions and standard work. She/he must be able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary, collaborative team environment focused on innovation and have demonstrated both verbal and written communication skills.

US Citizenship or US Permanent Resident status required.

10% travel may be 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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.