Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Return To Work in Engineering

East Hartford, CT, United States
Employment: Per Project Experience: Mid-Level
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Experienced professionals sometimes take a career break for a variety of personal and professional reasons. Returning to work after an absence of two or more years can seem daunting. To help with this transition, UTC’s Re-Empower Program is designed specifically to help you bring your knowledge, experience and creativity back to the workforce.

The UTC Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 16-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return to work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance, Re-Empower participants may have an opportunity to convert to a full-time role.

The first cohort of the UTC Re-Empower Program will run from January 22, 2018 – May 11, 2018.

Job Description

#UTCRe-EmpowerProgram
The UTC Re-Empower Program is a return to work program that helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey.


The program consists of a 16-week comprehensive cohort assignment, which offers a rich and rewarding experience and mentorship for program participants transitioning back into the workforce after a 2+ year career break, for reasons such as childcare, eldercare, career path change, illness, retirement or other personal matters. Selected experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return to work experience. Upon completion of the 16-week program, based on performance, Re-Empower participants may have an opportunity to convert to a full-time role.

Cohort II of the UTC Re-Empower Program will run from March 12 – June 29, 2018.

To qualify for the UTC Re-Empower Program, candidates must meet both program and position requirements.

  • Program Qualifications:
  • Currently be on a break of at least two years or more
  • Have a minimum of five years of professional work experience
  • Have an interest in returning to work in a full-time position
  • Have an ability to attend the Re-Empower Program Orientation at UTC Headquarters in Farmington, CT on January 22 – January 24, 2018
Position’s Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience
  • U.S Citizenship Required
Position Description:

Pratt & Whitney is looking for dedicated and diverse individuals to become part of our engineering organization. If you want to work in a dynamic, challenging environment and possess the motivation to incorporate new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity for you.

Hot Section Engineering is responsible for all of the engineering activities for the combustor and turbines across all of PW's military and commercial products including the highly successful Geared Turbofan (GTF) family of engines, and hot gas exhaust systems on military applications like the F-15, F-16, F-22 Raptor, F-35 Lightning II Fighter aircraft and the B-21 Raider, which is the new Bomber program. We specifically are looking for experienced engineers to be mechanical design engineers to be a part of module level teams which we call Component Integrated Product Teams (CIPTs) that support each of our product lines.

Experienced mechanical design engineers may lead a team of engineers in developing conceptual, preliminary, and detailed designs of gas turbine engines; be responsible for the configuration; meet cost, weight, and production requirements; participate on or lead multidisciplinary integrated product teams (IPTs) to develop and produce new hardware or to improve existing designs; and support design reviews and provide production and field technical support. The engineers in these positions will interact with internal and external customers. Qualified candidates must be capable of generating free body load diagrams, performing hand calculations and performing structural analyses to assess new designs or proposed changes to existing designs.


Job Function:
  • Engineering


Job Discipline:
  • Engineering: Design Engrg


Experience/Qualifications
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience
  • U.S Citizenship Required

Desired Characteristics
  1. Advanced Degree in an Engineering Field or a MBA is desirable.
  2. Knowledgeable in 6 Sigma process capability methodologies is highly desirable
  3. The ability to attain security clearance would benefit the candidate.
Education
  1. B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering
Travel Requirements

10%

Relocation Provided

Yes

EEO/AAP Statement

United Technologies Corporation 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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