Senior Mechanical Design Engineer (Hybrid) P3




Middletown, CT (Remote)


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United States of America


PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 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 Description:

Pratt & Whitney (PW) is seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer – Static Parts Family.  This Design role is within the Engineering Support to Operations (ESTO) organization.  The ESTO organization has the broad charter of making product design improvements and supporting Operations and the worldwide supplier base during PW’s unprecedented ramp-up in commercial jet engine production.  You will have front line exposure and visibility to Operations and Supply Chain in terms of relationships, collaboration, and developing real-world solutions for how to produce the world’s most advanced engineered parts.  You will be allowed to grow into the position - to be fully supported on that growth path with education, support, training, mentorship, and collaboration opportunities with industry experts. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with a team of outsource engineers in providing Material Review Board (MRB) dispositions to Quality Notifications (QN’s) involving non-conformances to parts under your responsibility.
  • Lead Cost of Poor-Quality initiatives and producibility improvement tasks.  Empowered to challenge current process and procedures to identify areas for improvement. 
  • Update engineering drawings to better communicate requirements or to expand tolerances to resolve production issues (Class II engineering changes)
  • Eliminate repeat analysis through proactively addressing repeat QNs.
  • Work with multidisciplinary teams to address various production improvement opportunities (Operations, Quality, Procurement, and engineering discipline Subject Matter Experts (SME’s)).
  • Support Stop Delivery Orders (SDO’s) and Fielded Part Notification (FPN) investigations that involve high visibility opportunities with P&W upper management.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and 5 years of engineering experience or an advanced engineering degree and 3 years of engineering experience
  • 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 or advanced degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering
  • Design and manufacturing experience working in the aerospace industry
  • Proficiency in Unigraphics (or other 3D CAD software), Teamcenter (or other Product Lifecycle Management software), SAP (or other ERP software)
  • Understanding of hardware, blueprints, advanced tolerancing (ANSI https://Y14.5), and manufacturing methods.

Travel: Less than 25%

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:

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. This means that responsibilities of the job need to be performed onsite on a regular basis.

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee’s personal responsibility

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

RTX 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.

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