United Technologies Corporation Performance Engineer in Independence, Ohio

Job ID: 49374BR

City: Independence

State: Ohio

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full-Time


Summary: Reporting to the Manager, Performance Engineering, purpose of the job is to perform static/dynamic loads, retraction, shimmy, steering and vibration analysis for landing gear and flight controls to support project heads, Integrated Product Team (IPT), divisional engineering teams and chief engineers office activities.

o Retrieve test data and correlate with analytical results for model modification and verification,

o Generate, develop and maintain in-house dynamic simulation computer programs,

o Develop landing gear performance dynamics models,

o Compute landing gear dynamic loads and landing impact for optimizing landing gear absorption characteristics,

o Identify critical loading conditions and documentation of results in formal Engineering Reports,

o Prepare, provide input and review test plans and provide technical assistance during testing,

o Support flight, ground, qualification and development testing,

o Participate in hydro-mechanical development & troubleshooting testing,

o Perform derivation of design loads and analysis of dynamic performance to ensure that customer and certification requirements are satisfied,

o Develop structural dynamics models and compute dynamic loads,

o Perform systems hydro-mechanical simulations,

o Generate and review technical/certification performance reports,

o Develop and present performance analysis for: design reviews, structural sizing, trade studies and configuration considerations,

o Ensure compliance with UTAS Landing Systems, customer and industry requirements,

o Ensure compliance with Export Control, EH&S and Ethics,

o Ensure compliance to UTAS Landing Systems engineering methodologies,

o Maintain compliance to ITAR and regulatory requirements,

o Work with other members of the IPT to ensure that product meets requirements (cost, reducibility, customer, regulatory, internal design standards).

o Comply with behaviors that are in line with the UTAS Four Gears


Required Qualifications:

o Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering,

o 4-7 years of experience in analysis tools and techniques,

o Demonstrated experience using ADAMS, Matlab / Simulink,

o Working knowledge of MS programs ( Word, Excel, Project, PPT),

o Working knowledge of Catia V5 – fundamentals,

o Working knowledge of Engineering PDM systems such as Matrix and Smarteam,

o Basic understanding of landing gear and flight control principals and operation,

o Must be able to verify U.S. Person status as defined by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR),

o Successful candidates must meet all requirements under ITAR & CCGP,

o UTAS-LS Enterprise Values including Ethical Behavior, Customer Focused Improvement, Accountability & Teamwork and

Good communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

o Professional Engineering Designation,

o Minimum 2 years of experience in landing gear performance analysis,

o Open-minded, pro-active, quick learning ability, teamwork and strong desire to learn,

o US Citizen.

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.