Design Engineer (Hybrid)


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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?

Pratt & Whitney, a leading producer of the world's most advanced gas turbine engines, is looking for design engineers to become part of our organization. If you would like to work in a dynamic environment and possess the skills and motivation to bring new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity for you.

A division of Raytheon Technologies, Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet propulsion products. Founded by Frederick Rentschler in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1925, Pratt & Whitney’s first aircraft engine transformed the aviation industry. It was the innovative air-cooled Wasp, which delivered unprecedented performance and reliability for the time. Pratt & Whitney has been a leading innovator in aircraft propulsion and power systems ever since.

We are seeking a Design Engineer, within the Pratt and Whitney Engineering organization. Mechanical design experience in Fans, Compressors and Turbines is desired. If you have relevant knowledge or experience in these areas, Pratt & Whitney would like to talk to you.

Mechanical Design Engineering opportunities abound across our product line from fielded legacy engines, to new product introduction, to advanced engine design of our next generation of products. Product design focus includes the entire life cycle, from new propulsion system development, through engine manufacture, to technical support of fielded products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop innovative and technically sound design solutions within program schedule milestones.
  • Collaboration with multi-disciplinary Integrated Product Teams (IPTs).
  • Understand technical processes and design requirements of gas turbine hardware.
  • Learn and apply sophisticated solid modeling and analysis tools in a highly proficient manner.
  • Utilize standard work, Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) and other tools to continuously improve design processes.
  • Communicate with team leadership and management on status and risks to program schedule and metrics.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in science degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • 2+ years’ of prior relevant experience.
  • US Citizenship due to program requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High proficiency in Unigraphics, MS Office, Teamcenter and SAP is desired.
  • Exceptional problem solving and communication skills.
  • Significant interaction with internal and external customers is expected.
  • Communication skills and assertiveness are key qualities to possess.
  • Proficiency in analysis tools such as ANSYS and workbench.
  • Automated design optimization skills are a plus.
  • Candidate should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Broad understanding of hardware, drawings and manufacturing methods.
  • Green/Black Belt six sigma certification is also a plus.

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.


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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