United Technologies Corporation Staff Project Engineer in Vergennes, Vermont

Job ID: 62213BR

City: Vergennes

State: Vermont

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Every second a plane takes off with UTC Aerospace Systems equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today’s more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft – our systems make modern flight possible. And by “make it possible,” we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

As part of the Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) team, you'll help develop the next generation of more intelligent, more integrated and more reliable solutions that enhance aircraft safety and performance in the most rigorous flight conditions. We have 100 years of experience, a phenomenal product portfolio, state-of-the-art test labs and the resources to make your ideas shine. Come soar with us.

UTC Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Staff Project Engineer who directs all phases of programs from inception through completion. Oversees and coordinates the administrative and operational aspects of ongoing projects within program guidelines. Liaises between program management and planning, project team and line management. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Reviews project and budget status, manages schedules and prepares reports. Monitors and assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality and customer satisfaction goals and objective. Represents UTC as the primary customer contact for projects. Establish design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test. Meets program schedules and budgets and maintains the integrated master schedule for project(s).

Key responsibilities may include some or all of the following:

  • Lead cross function integrated product teams (IPT)

  • Drive new product development and program execution

  • Support the Business Development organization in new business pursuits, including customer technical visits, preparation of RFI responses, and responsibility for preparation of technical proposals

  • Drive world class project management process through the use of integrated scheduling, earned value reporting and risk management

  • Provide technical collaboration, leadership and mentorship to our multi-discipline engineering team

  • Lead and/or perform system architecture trade studies.

  • Lead and/or support development of electrical, mechanical, and software specifications based on system simulation and top-level requirements.

  • Flow down and track customer and system specifications to systems, electrical, mechanical, and software detail specifications.

  • Oversee and manage requirements tracking and validation.

  • Develop and implement system design best practices, processes and procedures within the Standard Work framework.

  • Implement and support Standard Work processes across all applicable development programs to deliver consistent results.

  • Lead project teams of various disciplines to achieve system design goals.

  • Work collaboratively with other Engineering disciplines, Programs, Operations, Quality and Supply Chain to achieve optimal design solutions.

  • Work closely with Systems Chief, Program Managers and Program Chiefs to ensure customer satisfaction through careful planning, staffing and execution of projects.

  • Participate in the proposal process to develop and review cost estimates and proposals packages where Systems engineering resources are required

  • Champion superior ethical and professional behavior in all situations.

  • Assist in the planning of projects and resources to meet cost and schedule objectives.

Qualification:

  • Experience in new product development from component level design through integration, test and entry into service

  • Ability to work across the organization and various disciplines including Engineering, Quality and Operations.

  • Experience leading a diverse technical team

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong process skills and familiarity with Continuous Improvement tools and Standard Work processes

Education:

  • BS degree in Engineering w/ 6-10+ years of related project/systems engineering experience.

  • MS degree in Engineering w/4-7+ years of related project/systems engineering experience.

  • PhD degree in Engineering w/ 2-5+ years of related project/systems engineering 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

  • Experience in new product development from component level design through integration, test and entry into service

  • Ability to work across the organization and various disciplines including Engineering, Quality and Operations.

  • Experience leading a diverse technical team

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong process skills and familiarity with Continuous Improvement tools and Standard Work processes

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.