Toolmaker

RTX

4

(262)

East Hartford, CT

Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.
  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.
  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.
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    Position summary

    ghly motivated individual for the position of Lead Toolmaker. The candidate will join the Prototyping Team which specializes in the manufacture of prototype and test rig hardware for internal and external research programs across a variety of technical areas including combustion, electrification, heat transfer, and manufacturing, amongst many others. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and execution of manufacturing plans for complex hardware and systems which push the boundaries of technology. The individual will participate in project meetings, assist in manufacturing process development, support design reviews, and produce hardware for testing, demo, and evaluation. The team works in a fast-paced, R&D environment alongside leading scientists and colleagues from across RTRC and the greater RTX organization (including Collins Aerospace, Pratt and Whitney, and Raytheon) to conceive, develop, and demonstrate next generation technologies for Aerospace and Defense applications.

    Job Description:

    Candidates are expected to have both technical depth and breadth and be highly adaptable with regards to manufacturing practices and techniques. The successful candidate will work with a variety of internal and external customers on unique fabrication assignments relating to test hardware and prototypes. Must demonstrate commitment to safety & continuous improvement, registered standards, company policy, integrity, ethics, and legal compliance. The candidate must have a strong skill base using both CNC and conventional machining methods. The candidate will be required to work with minimum supervision to process plan their own work, devise part fixture schemes, complete set-up operations, perform all necessary machining operations, and inspect final hardware. In addition, the candidate will be required to work with external suppliers and prioritize work to best accomplish all assignments while meeting or exceeding quality, delivery and price metrics. The successful candidate will possess strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to interact with internal technical staff, business unit customers and external suppliers to clarify work details and/or to discuss job progress.

    Qualifications You Must Have

    • Proficient with set-up and operation of various CNC machines (mill/lathe) and use of conventional machining techniques

    • Capable of process planning, selection of tools and feeds & speeds for various materials

    • Capable of working to tight tolerances

    • Proficient in reading and interpreting 2-D drawings and GD&T (ASME Y14.5)

    • Knowledge of Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) software and/or conversational programming

    • Experience using various inspection tools to verify conformance of finished work piece to specifications

    • Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft applications

    • U.S. Person (U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident/Green Card) required.

    Qualifications We Prefer

    • Experience with SolidWorks and CAMWorks or Siemens NX CAD/CAM software

    • Previous experience in aerospace and defense manufacturing

    • Ability to hold tolerances as close as +/- .0002

    • Experience writing programs for Proto-Trak Mills and Lathes

    • Experience with wire or sinker electrical discharge machining

    • Thorough understanding of metallic properties

    • Experience with CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) arm and/or optical comparator

    • Experience in simultaneous 5-axis programming and machining

    • Ability to machine intricate and precise parts from a variety of materials including nickel superalloys and titanium alloys

    • Ability to accurately estimate fabrication costs and schedule

    • Knowledge of Global Trade Compliance requirements

    • Ability to produce basic to moderate complexity hardware directly from sketches, prints, or CAD models

    • Experience with machining of additively manufactured components

    Education & Experience

    A minimum of 4 years of technical high school or 2 years of apprenticeship or other post high school training preferred. Four or more years in a prototype machine shop or similar environment required.

    Must be a commutable distance from East Hartford, CT to work on site.

    Grade Level T5

    RTX Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises three industry-leading businesses - Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon. Its 185,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

    To realize our full potential, RTX is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

    The following position is to join our RTX Corporate, Enterprise Services, Research Center or BBN team:

    What We Offer: Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

    AA/AS degree (or other 2-year post high school training) with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience.

    The salary range for this role is 48,000 USD - 116,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

    Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

    This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

    RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

    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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    Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Programs are also available for dependent and adult care, family leave, college planning, counseling and personal convenience services.
  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.
  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.