United Technologies Corporation Prin Eng, Mechanical Engineer- 1st Shift in Rockford, Illinois

Job ID: 69050BR

City: Rockford

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us!

At UTC Aerospace Systems, we believe that innovation starts with our people. That’s why we have over 8,000 engineers located in 70 sites around the globe, across 14 countries. But our Engineering organization is not just a collection of individual businesses. We use our size and expertise to create system solutions that work across all our product lines.

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our Engineering ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies. Together, we will move the world forward!

Role Overview:

Electric System, one of eight business units in the UTAS family and is a leading provider of electrical power generation, distribution, and control for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft. A focus on innovative physical and functional integration provide significant customer benefits including a lower cost to implement and operate as well as improved passenger safety and comfort. In addition to aerospace products. Key products include main and emergency power generation, intelligent power modules, power conversion and motor control, power distribution, and aircraft utility management.

Electric Systems is looking for a mechanical engineer to perform research, design and develop rotating mechanical seal technology in support of aircraft engine mounted generators, auxiliary generators, and Ram Air Turbines. The preferred candidate must have a track record of innovative mechanical design capability, strong analytical problem-solving skills, and extensive experience with rotating mechanical seal technologies and tribology.

Major Job Responsibilities Include:

Research/concept selection, design, analysis, and test of new products

Engineering documentation and design tool improvement such as hardware specification development, test plans, analytical reports, test reports, reliability assessments, and EXCEL and PC based tools for incorporation into company standard work

Adherence and development of engineering standard work

Interfacing with management, suppliers, customers, and members of the technical design team

Leading engineering investigations to establish root cause, and implement appropriate corrective actions

Qualification:

  • At least 10 years demonstrated engineering excellence

  • Progression in design, test, and fabrication of mechanical systems and rotating mechanical seals

  • Expertise with technologies and specifically pumps, gears, transmissions, and generators

  • Tribology expertise with wear critical surfaces

  • Background with engineering drawings, structural analysis, and 3D design software is preferred

  • Proficiency in ACE and/or Design for Six Sigma, particularly DOE is preferred

  • Proficiency in utilizing advanced Excel capabilities (i.e. VBA, Solver, etc.) in the development of engineered products

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively with technical authority through all levels of the organization

  • Demonstrates creative problem-solving experience and a robust work ethic

  • Demonstrates the ability to prepare and execute a program plan.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in mechanical or engineering mechanics or a related field required.

  • Ph.D. in mechanical engineering preferred with emphasis in tribology and mechanical rotating seals.

  • Selected candidate must accept ownership of the design and development of the product while satisfying the needs and concerns of all stakeholders.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen

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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.

Qualification:

  • At least 10 years demonstrated engineering excellence

  • Progression in design, test, and fabrication of mechanical systems and rotating mechanical seals

  • Expertise with technologies and specifically pumps, gears, transmissions, and generators

  • Tribology expertise with wear critical surfaces

  • Background with engineering drawings, structural analysis, and 3D design software is preferred

  • Proficiency in ACE and/or Design for Six Sigma, particularly DOE is preferred

  • Proficiency in utilizing advanced Excel capabilities (i.e. VBA, Solver, etc.) in the development of engineered products

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively with technical authority through all levels of the organization

  • Demonstrates creative problem-solving experience and a robust work ethic

  • Demonstrates the ability to prepare and execute a program plan.

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.