Casting Lab Project Engineer


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East Hartford, CT

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United States of America


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

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?

Department Overview

The Rapid Prototype Casting Lab (RPCL) develops the technology and processes to manufacture advanced castings for turbine engines. These castings are enabling materials that increase the temperature capability and improve the durability of jet engine components. Through successful development of these castings, P&W will deliver engines that are more fuel efficient, lighter weight, and more durable for commercial and military applications. If you are interested in working on the most challenging investment castings that have the power to transform the future of flight, this is the job for you!

Position Overview

The Project Engineer position in the RPCL is a dynamic role involved in both business development for and the program management of casting development projects. The role will work with internal customers to develop new projects including scoping and estimating the cost and schedule and will help lead our engineering and operations team in execution of these projects.

Key Responsibilities

Work closely with internal customers to understand and develop future RPCL work requirements

Develop project schedule and cost estimates through collaboration with the engineering and operations team

Project planning: ability to lead the engineering team in scheduling deliverables for proposals and communicating the deliverables and schedule in a format that the team can use to manage their tasks

Tracking, reporting, and presentation of cost and schedule status for casting project deliverables using project management tools such as SAP, Primavera, and Microsoft Project

Identify risks and develop risk management strategies where needed

Lead team through Manufacturing Readiness Level (MRL) maturation for new parts and technologies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering and 8 years of prior relevant experience OR
  • Advanced degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience OR
  • •US Citizenship required due to government contracts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project engineering skills with a demonstrated ability to build and manage teams with diverse skillsets
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to develop effective working relationships and present in executive settings
  • Previous experience in a customer facing role
  • Previous experience with castings

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.

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.

Travel less than 10%

Raytheon Technologies 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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