2nd Shift Cell Leader (Onsite)




West Palm Beach, FL


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United States of America


PW109: West Palm Beach 17900 Beeline Highway, West Palm Beach, FL, 33410 USA

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Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious. 

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole - best - selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

Job Summary:

The West Palm Beach is looking for a 2nd shift Cell Leader to support the F135 and APU OEM product lines. The selected individual will supervise a team of bargaining unit hourly employees who are responsible for supporting engine and APU assembly and test in WPB. In addition, the Cell Leader will be a contributor in meeting all: EH&S, Customer, Quality, and Financial goals within the WPB PDC facility.


  • Provide leadership and direction to the assembly and test team to support production and quality goals.
  • Collaborate with support teams to establish work schedules considering customer requirements, resource availability, and other top priorities.
  • Proactively generate effective solutions for Quality process control and Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Support process implementation and refinement activities throughout all process gates
  • Ensure World Class safety culture is maintained and respond to all EH&S requirements promptly.
  • Ensure full involvement in ACE continuous improvement initiatives - utilize ACE tools to improve production, performance, and reduce overall operating cost.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or 7+ years experience in lieu of degree
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Operations or Quality, preferably within the Aerospace industry.
  • Leadership, communication, problem solving, analytical, prioritization and multi-tasking skills.
  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement principles (https://e.g. lean manufacturing, ACE, QCPC)
  • Experience operating within a bargaining unit setting.
  • Ability to plan projects and to use written/verbal/analytical/org skills to influence business objectives.
  • https://U.S. citizenship is required, as only https://U.S. citizens are authorized to access information under this program/contract

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering preferred.
  • The preferred candidates will have A&P license or similar military experience.

What is my role type?

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We’ve introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is:

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

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