United Technologies Corporation Staff Engineer - Components & Materials Engineering in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job ID: 76283BR

City: Windsor Locks

State: Connecticut

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!

This position is for a Senior Chemical and Materials Engineering professional with deep knowledge and highly developed technical expertise. Reviews new product plans, and monitors performance. Evaluates arrangement of operations and technical specification, manages projects or processes, coaches and reviews work of junior engineers and coordinates with other organizations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Determines and evaluates arrangement of operations such as mixing, crushing, heat transfer, distillation, and drying to optimize efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Directs activities of workers who operate or construct electromagnetic equipment designed to improve absorption and evaporation.

  • Evaluates technical specifications and economic factors relating to process or product design objectives to ensure that required specifications and established objectives are met.

  • Reviews new product plans and makes recommendations for material selection to ensure that design objectives, such as strength, weight, heat resistance, electrical conductivity, and cost are achieved.

  • Supervises production and testing processes in industrial settings, such as metal refining facilities, smelting or foundry operations, or nonmetallic materials production operations to ensure compliance with organizational standards.

  • Coordinates with other organizations affected by design development to exchange information, ideas and techniques.

  • Trains, instructs, and provides technical guidance to employees to help them diagnose and solve problems and enhance their capabilities.

  • Performs tests and monitors performance of process through stages of production to determine degree of control over variables such as temperature, density, specific gravity, and pressure.

  • Analyzes, researches, designs and develops materials and their related fabrication and application processes to develop and optimize materials for use in engineering design of and/or application in structures, systems and subsystems.

  • Performs material analyses that include, but are not limited to, failure analysis of components, systems and subsystems, life predictions, and definition and requirement specifications.

  • Applies principles of chemistry, physics, and material behavior to develop metallic, non-metallic and composite material and processing specifications, fabrication and assembly processes.

  • May review and approve subcontractor material processing procedures.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 - 7 years’ experience in Materials Engineering

  • Ability to conduct analyses of products, materials and processes.

  • Experience with Mechanical and Physical testing in a Laboratory environment

  • Experience with authoring Technical documents; Material and Process Specifications, Test Plans and Reports

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Conceptual design of products materials and processes to meet customer requirements.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of prior relevant experience required.

  • Advanced degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience preferred.

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.

Note:

  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from company for more than 1 year.

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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:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 - 7 years’ experience in Materials Engineering

  • Ability to conduct analyses of products, materials and processes.

  • Experience with Mechanical and Physical testing in a Laboratory environment

  • Experience with authoring Technical documents; Material and Process Specifications, Test Plans and Reports

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Conceptual design of products materials and processes to meet customer requirements.

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.