United Technologies Corporation Supplier Manufacturing Engineer, FEMC in East Hartford, Connecticut

Job ID: 50717BR

City: East Hartford

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type:

Description:

Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most advanced commercial and military engines, is seeking talented manufacturing engineers to join our organization. This position is within Pratt & Whitney’s Connecticut based Fan & External Module Center manufacturing engineering organization. The manufacturing engineer will support part manufacturing in our supplier base as we ramp production on our Geared Turbo Fan and F135 engine programs along with delivering spare parts for our legacy military and commercial engines.

This position is for an experienced engineer to provide guidance and expertise at our various suppliers producing the various Fan and External parts. This position will report directly to the Supplier Mfg. Engineering Manager

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Supporting suppliers with manufacturing methods and processes necessary for machining, sheet metal, forming, forging and processing on complex engine parts.

  • Provide manufacturing producibility input to designs and part family process standards

  • Identifying and addressing long term recommendations that will lead to a reduction in throughput times and increase quality.

  • Evaluate supplier manufacturing readiness and proactively support and resolve readiness issues

  • Identify & implement supplier process improvements that increase output and reduce overall costs, including automation and robotics

  • Review process yields and rates, and make suggestions for improvement

  • Participate on manufacturing reviews, transitions, new product introduction reviews, and manufacturing standard work improvements

  • Provide manufacturing process options, propose trade studies, evaluate manufacturing process maturity

  • Evaluate tooling, special test and inspections concepts and equipment

  • Participate in lean manufacturing initiatives that support continuous process improvement

  • Provide urgent manufacturing support for critical supply issues and troubleshooting quality issues and assist suppliers with root cause and corrective actions.

Qualification:

U.S. Citizenship is required

Ideal candidates are energetic, flexible, ethical, creative, and possess a positive attitude and have sheet metal forming, assembly, welding, turning, milling and drilling

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Must be analytical and detail oriented self-starter

Successful candidates have a strong manufacturing engineering background and shop operations experience, and a minimum of 3-5 years of manufacturing experience.

Knowledge of manufacturing and inspection methods, process controls, understanding of Lean or Six Sigma tools is preferred.

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) 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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.